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Tip for Parents of Young Children - Sorting Change
As I have been looking at Pinterest, my newest hobby, I have come across so many wonderful ideas that I just have to share. You know how you can't go into any store without seeing ideas you can use in your classroom? Well, I'm that way. Anyhow, I came across the beautiful blue appetizer tray (on the outdoor summer aisle). The kind with a circle in the center with areas for carrots, celery, etc. around the center. I thought I don't know what I can use this for yet, but I bet something will come to me. Anyhow, back to the idea. As I was looking at Pinterest I came across this cool idea for young students for sorting change.
Now I know one way I can use that appetizer tray I bought. What a great way for students to not only sort change but then to figure out the total amount of money that was in the center. The tray cost me a whole $2.00 and I could just use sticky notes or stickers to make the compartment labels. For more information and a great website for ideas visit http://www.growinginprek.com/mathcenter.htm
I'm looking for other ways to use my appetizer tray, so please let me know of other ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org