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Good Deal for Teachers

This is a two in one post. I wanted to fill y'all in on a great deal I came across and also give you a little chaos tip on how you can use it. If you are a schoolteacher or homeschooling parent and you have a Dollar Tree in your area get over there right away! They have tons of supplies for teachers out right now. I got the following:

2 charts in a pack for $1

Pledge of Allegiance chart and map of the US
manuscript and cursive writing charts
solar system picture and solar system chart with pertinent info on planets
Capitalization rules chart and how to proofread chart
jobs chart and blank chart (dry erase with marker included)

Extra large charts for $1

Addition tables for 1-12
Telling time chart

I also got
a package of over sized cardboard money for teaching about coins
Strawberry Shortcake math flashcards

They had tons more to choose from.

Now just as a tip on hanging those charts. I long for a schoolroom but I do not have one. I wasn't sure where I would hang these poster board sized and bigger charts. But for the price how could I pass them up? Here is what I wound up doing. I'll share my trial and error with you! First I thought I might hang them on the side of the fridge or the back of the metal back door in the kitchen with clip magnets. But they were too heavy and it would be a pain to take all of them down each time to rearrange and get to the one I needed. I decided to leave the double packs in the plastic so they could just be flipped around. I hung the charts on pants hangers (the kind with built-in clips) and hung them all on an over the door hanger on the kitchen door. Next I am going to put a hook on the back door. Then as I need a chart I can grab the one I need without fighting them all. They will stay clean and straight and be easy to utilize. (Plus be out of reach for the toddler!)

I put magnetic strips on the back of the job charts and placed those on the side of the fridge. I also put a piece on the marker so it would just stick to the fridge too.

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  1. Great idea for hanging the charts! I will use that one

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  2. K's R Us,
    Glad it could help you! When there is a little space and a lot of resources we have to share our creativity!

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