Dress up a roasting pan to make an inexpensive homework tray.
Use colored post-its to let kids visually tell you how much help they need. You don’t need to waste time moving through the class checking on everyone, you can focus on those that really need help.
Keep your markers Velcroed to the board to keep track of them, and make sure the points are down to extend their life.
Make the kids responsible for getting their assignments when they are absent.
Use ReciteThis to make awesome motivational or educational posters to hang around your classroom.
Use painter’s tape on a white board to make writing guides without leaving a bunch of residue on your board.
Reward hard work with inexpensive beads or other props!
Use file folders to organize colored paper.
Increase the life of your paintbrushes by washing them with conditioner.
Make clothespins festive the easy way!