Dry erase on plastic plates, hmm. From previous pinner: Perfect for math in focus number decomposition! Use a plastic plate and you can write with dry erase! Great to teach part part whole, fact families, etc.
Take a break corner instead of clip chart. Includes reflective piece which I really like! Help kids understand their feelings/behaviors rather than embarrass. Teaching in Progress: Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again
Teacher Autobiography Big Book for the beginning of the year. I will have each kid make one when they are STAR student to keep with classroom books. Send them home at the end of the year (Yeehaw Teaching in Texas!