The classroom is a space that has its own world of wonders, messes, and needs. I’ve been scouring our school for the most clever, simple, and surprising ways to use ordinary items to solve typical classroom dilemmas. Discover extraordinary classroom uses for ordinary household items and office supplies. You’ll be amazed at the versatile uses, tips, tricks, and techniques for such simple items! Best of all, most of these are FREE(ish) because they are likely items you already have lying around your classroom, supply room, office, or home. Read on and use these ideas in your classroom instantly & check out my Scholastic Top Teaching posts (1) (2) to read the full post and see ALL of my tips!
In my Scholastic Top Teaching blog post I had so much fun highlighting items that you likely use EVERY day…but showing new, fun, and FUNCTIONAL ways that they can help you daily in the classroom. Check out a preview of these wonder-items below & read ALL about my tips on how to use them in out-of-the-box ways in your classroom: -Binder clips -File folder holders -Book rings -Garment racks & pant hangers -Kitchen items for classroom use
-Tips from other Top Teaching bloggers, too!
Teachers love supplies: office supplies, school supplies, craft supplies, you name it! We all have our list of must-buy items as well as wish-list goodies, but over the years I’ve come to realize that some of the most unexpected, seemingly random materials come in handy almost daily and make my life as a teacher easier. Would you believe these are on my favorites list? -Nail file -Zip ties -Binder clips
-Clip-on car air fresheners
Read on to see previews of my favorite picks for odd classroom must-haves & read my Scholastic Top Teaching blog post for FULL TIPS & TRICKS!