The author posted this great idea of a calming caddy. It is filled with different sensory objects to help students calm down when getting frustrated. She includes things such as stress balls, calming glitter jar, play dough and notebook and crayons.
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.
Organize your copies for the week. When I first saw this, I thought it looked like the Harry Potter font.I think I want to write the days of the week in that font. Either that or paint the set to look like the TARDIS.
Excellent teacher website with an entire list of procedures for the first days of school. Worth checking out! also attach a highlighter and pen to the box for students to add name to paper when turning in just in case they have not already.