Duct tape has so many uses in an early childhood classroom!
Here are a few suggestions:
- As a do not cross (like into an adult only area)
- To hang things up
- To repair things (like book bindings, broken handles)
- To attach things (like 2 pieces of wood or even the robot on the activities page)
- With colored tape you can make a roadway or parking lots
- Colored tape can be used for a map layout (green for parks, red for firestation, blue for
- To mark belongings
- Seal caps on bottles
- Cover up holes
Remember children can have a bad day
adults don’t want to share their toys!
The Dollar bill store often is the best
place to find inexpensive materials for projects and seasonal items.
Easy way to de-vein shrimp, just use tweezers. Grab hold at the end and pull gently it should slide right out
Need a splash guard for your pans? Use an old pie tin by poking holes in it so the steam escapes
Use a refrigerator
magnet to retrieve a can lid when it drops inside after opening it.
Always ask if you can write on
a child’s art work
Some children really do not like it when an adult "ruins" something they worked
so hard on.
Help!! I can't get the color off of:
Hands, table, container, or what have you.
Use a sanitizing solution of bleach and water about 100ppm.
Then wash with soap.
Use a plastic table cloth on your art table.
It is easier to clean than the table surface and if it gets too bad you can throw it away
Tape butcher paper to your table.
Then when it is all filled up from the children's creative process, just hang it up with the
sign that says "This is where our imaginations overflowed".