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35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

Here are some resourceful DIYs that will turn cheap and everyday objects into something useful for the classroom.

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6. Use a cookie pan, washi tape, and magnets to make a "Where Are We" board that easily keeps track of students.

"I used a $3 cookie pan from Dollarama, washi tape from Michaels and labels from Staples. I’m going to print out the students names on magnetic sheets and then they will be in charge of moving their name around."

14. Keep glue-soaked sponges in plastic Cool Whip or yogurt containers as a non-messy way to distribute glue.

31. Cut up paint chips or scraps of colored paper to create student assessment cards.

"Important for students to begin to self-assess learning and needs--while roaming the room during these times, teachers can use these as quick and fast checks for understanding where he/she is most needed at that time".

34. Cover cereal boxes with wrapping paper to make homework in/out bins.

Attach them to the wall with sturdy 3M mounting stickers.

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