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Top Teacher Tip #2: Pom Pom Pens
26 December 2012 - 5 min Read
Tip #2 - Pom Pom Pens     Whiteboard work is a regular work station in our classrooms, the kids love using markers! To solve the issue of "the eraser hog" you can give each student their own eraser. Simply hot glue a pom pom to the end of the marker. Then.....
Top Teacher Tip #3: Use Plastic Plates Like a Whiteboard
30 December 2012 - 5 min Read
Tip # 3 - Whiteboard plates     Did you know that plastic plates work as dry erase boards Neither did we until we saw this pin! What a fab way to use up any left over plates from Christmas. These would be so handy during whole class mat times where you want.....
Top Teacher Tip #4: Use Zip Lock Bags to Organise Your Files
2 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #2 - Zip lock bags     Use masking tape on a ziplock bag to create a pouch in your files. Perfect for storing games and word wall words. The uses are limitless!   Peace, love and sun cream... Top Teacher.....
Top Teacher Tip #5: Make Your Own Stampers with Bottle Tops
10 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Top Teacher Tip #5 10 January 2013 Tip #5 - Bottle top stamps     Glue foam stamps onto bottle tops to create your own set of stampers. Quick, easy and cheap to make! Music to our ears! Make these to suit any theme you are teaching or even create your.....
Top Teacher Tip #6: The Glue Sponge
14 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #6 - The glue sponge     To make this cut a sponge to fit the container, and pour in glue (pva).  Students can just tap their shapes on the top of the sponge for a thin, even coat of glue - no more puddles! The only maintenance these need are a few.....
Top Teacher Tip #7: Preparing New Student Packs
17 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #7 - New student packs     Preparing for a new student in the middle of the year can be a stressful experience. It usually goes something like this in my class.. me flapping around trying to find one of everything for the new student and then greeting.....
Top Teacher Tip #8: Use Muffin Tin to Dye Eggs
21 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #8 - Dying eggs     Remember this one for Easter time! Put dye into a muffin tin, add eggs and roll them around. Quick, easy and mess free!  Peace, love and shopping sprees! Top Teacher.....
Top Teacher Tip #1: Turning Work Pegs into Pins!
22 December 2012 - 5 min Read
While we are away on holidays (what a life hey!) we won't be blogging as much, but have decided to share some of our most favourite pins with you. These pins will hopefully give you some inspiration / help / new ideas! We'll be back at the end of January with fresh.....
Top Teacher Tip #9: Use Spice Rack for Collage Materials
26 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #9 - Rotating collage materials    Use a spinning spice rack to store all of your collage materials - sequins, googly eyes, glitter. This makes everything easy to locate and use while also saving valuable shelf space!   Peace, love and tan.....
Top Teacher Tip #10: Use Pipe Cleaners for Sewing Needles
28 January 2013 - 5 min Read
Tip #10 - Pipe cleaner needles     Use pipe cleaners to create your own sewing needles. To make these place the wool/yarn in the center of a pipe cleaner and then fold it in half around the wool and twist it. If you are concerned about the end being too.....