Saturday, July 25, 2015

Money Saving Tips & Tricks: Weekend Warriors: July Edition

It's that time again for our monthly Weekend Warriors Celebration!  Woo-Hoo!  As we get ready to head back to school, we are sharing some money saving tips and tricks to spice up your classroom!

Save tons of $$$ with this simple dish strainer portable device charging station!
 Use a dish draining rack as a charging station.



Teach 123 has this great download which includes this fabulous money-saving idea:
Don't write out name tags on your fancy nameplates until AFTER school begins.  Michelle suggests having a sentence strip available during Open House/Meet the Teacher night so each student can write down the name they wish to be called for the year.  Many students have nicknames that look nothing like the official name on the class roster. 
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Keep glue-soaked sponges in plastic Cool Whip or yogurt containers as a non-messy way to distribute glue.


 Keep glue-soaked sponges in plastic Cool Whip or yogurt containers as a non-messy way to distribute glue.
Click here for source info and a VIDEO how-to!

I absolutely ADORE hands-on food activities to explore new content learning!
Invite parents to pre-cut slices of fruits and send in for projects like this!

Snacktime to teach the solar system...

Can't afford those FANCY beads?  Try this!

Instead of beads, use 1 cup of pasta, 2 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol, and 2-3 drops food coloring.

Ta-Da!

Instead of beads, use 1 cup of pasta, 2 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol, and 2-3 drops food coloring.

And for a little added bonus, Playdough to Plato has 15 MORE fabulous teacher tips on ways to save money in your classroom!  Click here or on the image below to check out these fab finds!
15 Genius Teacher Tips
Do you have any bargain finds and fab ideas for back to school?
Be sure to join us with your money saving tips and tricks by adding your link below.
Have a fantastic weekend friends!



1 comment:

  1. Genius!!! Individual glue sponges, and colored pasta beads. Time to get cracking on some DIY. Have a great weekend!
    Alyce

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