I like the idea of the wood like fence. You could have one pannel for every child in your classroom and then use it as a growth chart for toddlers. When the child moves up or leaves the centre you can give it to the parents. Use Pallet wood.
ikea shelves I think I need these for my attic it would be such a cool space to organize seasonal clothes in buckets..shoes, purses, hence making more room in my closet..I am hearing Angels weeping right now