As the new school year approaches, teachers everywhere will be looking for new ways to make this year the best (and the most organised) one yet!
If that's you, check out our list of the 10 best classroom organisation tips and tricks that every teacher needs. And if you'd like to add any tips of your own, leave us a comment!
Classroom organisation tips that every teacher needs
1) Stick pens to whiteboard so you don't lose them
Can you never find a whiteboard pen when you need one? Use this clever organisation tip! Fix your pens to the board with a VELCRO® Brand Stick On Square - peel it off when you need it and stick it back on when you're finished so it doesn't get lost!
2) Mount stationery pots on the wall
A brilliant way to create extra classroom storage is to hang pencil pots and other useful items on the wall with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Tape!
3) De-clutter your desk
Classroom organisation starts with your desk - it's the hub of the classroom and if it's tidy, it sets a good example for your pupils. Keep items on your desk to a minimum and clear your desk drawers of unnecessary clutter. And create extra storage space for messy extension leads by sticking them underneath the desk with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Tape!
4) Wrap up messy cables
Not only are messy cables around the classroom unsightly, they're also a tripping hazard for the children. Keep loose cables under control with VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Ties and your classroom will look instantly tidier!
5) Stick posters on the wall with VELCRO® Brand Coins
If you're putting up new classroom displays this year, sticking them on the wall with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Coins is one of the best ways to hang them neatly, without damaging the walls. Stick a coin in the corner of each poster and simply peel it off the wall when it's time to replace it!
6) Make a classroom noise volume indicator
Classroom organisation doesn't just mean organising your stuff... It also extends to staying in control of the class! Keep noise levels under control with this classroom noise volume indicator that you can stick on the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Coins. It's a great way to let your pupils know how loud they're allowed talk during different activities!
Do you have any clever classroom organisation tips of your own? Share them in the comments below or stay on our blog for more back to school ideas!