homemadecrap: DIY Garden Baskets for Storage via Centsational Girl (through Better Homes & Gardens Magazine) This I will be doing for the kiddo’s room. Garden basket storage for stuffed toys, love on a billion levels.
School Supply Caddy: Using a serving plate stand or even maybe a plant stand, you paint cans in whatever colors, get buckets and fill with school supplies or art supplies. Kids can use & put back easily. Go one step further and label each can.
Spelling Use a small chalkboard and write the classes sight words. Then use a small eraser and have the students overlap the words written in chalk. Works on their motor skills needed to write the words and practices their spelling.
The Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Tree is made from a carpet roll (free from local carpet store) tube wrapped in brown butcher paper, stuck in a Christmas tree stand. The top is an umbrella covered with green leaves.
Graphing for math and sight words for literacy! Love when you can combine math and ela! This is a class favorite. You spin a word using a top and record your roll on the graph. Continue playing until one word reaches the top of the graph.
Some very lucky kids at Child’s Garden Preschool in Covedale, Ohio had the pleasure of partaking in this seriously awesome kids car wash. Family Fun shares an inspiring how-to on how to create your own deluxe kids car wash using PVC pipe,.
Clothespin Math on a clothes hanger! Easy to make, and self explanatory. I'm thinking a wire clothes hanger would work better, so the clothes pins are easy to slide back and forth (almost like an abacus).