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Six Classroom Supplies You Need to Restock


As the end of the calendar year approaches, I find my classroom supplies are dwindling down and I am ready for some restocking and freshening up! I usually do this during my holiday break, so now I am thinking about the supplies that I use the most that I need to replace or get more of for my classroom and students. Read on to see which supplies I use most frequently that always need to be stocked in my classroom, especially around the holidays.

Veterans Day Art Project


One of my goals for the month of November is to make sure my students understand the importance of Veterans Day. I really want my students to understand the importance of the holiday and that it’s not just another day off of school.

I take my students back to the history of the holiday and how it’s celebrated throughout our country. Finally, after using my writing and discussion prompt (which you can find here in my shop), we create a Veteran art project.

Five Ways to Build Your Classroom Library with Scholastic Book Clubs


When I first started teaching, a large portion of my paychecks went to my classroom. From whiteboard markers to classroom rugs, I was always looking for items for my classroom. However, I was struggling with building my classroom library.  I finally started sending Scholastic order forms to my students’ families. As I started receiving orders, my bonus point bank account started growing and I was able to build my library.  But I didn’t realize that Scholastic had so much more than just bonus points. After discovering all of Scholastic Book Club’s incentives, my library has turned into an area where students have options to choose the “just right book.”


Here are five ways I utilized Scholastic Book Club to build my robust library:

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