Put inside classroom closet door. Have a wish list ready for parent orientation. Write each item you need for the classroom on a paper cutout (e. apple cutouts on a “giving tree”) and encourage parents to pick one to donate to the classroom.
With having so many workbooks inside desks, I just swipe a fat Mr. Sketch marker along the bottom pages of the book. That way, when the books are piled inside their desks, they can see the colors! "Please take out your Grammar Green book!