Whole group materials...

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  1. teach24iam

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    I am creating my list for parents to send in for the class and need some suggestions. Not looking for ideas for their individual children (pencils, crayons, etc..) but for things the whole class would use, like old magazines, newspapers, etc....any suggestions that you use?
     
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    We use a lot of buttons for sortingm seashells, old Christmas Cards.
     
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    good ideas.....cards are good for a lot of things, bulletin board borders, velcro on them and you can use them for story boards, etc...
     
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    Old t-shirts, socks to make puppets
     
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    Advertising magnets, chalk, cookie sheets, books, cereal boxes (for a kitchen or store center), plastic containers.
     
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    Paper towel and tp rolls, egg cartons.
     
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    OHH...they don't let us use tp rolls or egg cartons....cartons because of the possibility of salmonella and TP, well because of what could be on it...LOL..we just cut down paper towel tubes..lol...good ideas though..
     
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    flour, salt, junk mail (unopened-my kids loved opening up mail, using writing skills to fill out forms)
     
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    Packaging Peanuts, Rice... anything that can go into a sand/water table to allow the children to explore different textures.

    Kool-aid for making playdough
     
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    bags of dry beans, packs of stickers, baby food jars, ziplock baggies of various sizes, lunch bags, paper plates and bowls, plastic utensils, toothpicks, paper cups
     
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    Plastic milk jugs to make catching "scoops."
     
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    paper lunch bags for puppets, little jello or pudding cups
     

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