Great ideas for smaller classroom spaces by TREND enterprises

More great ideas for smaller spaces!

Pocket Play Pals Learning Center Chart

Make classroom management a breeze with this kid-friendly display!

Use these TREND products:
T-10934 Playful Pockets Classic Accents® Variety Pack
T-10827 Pockets Mini Accents Variety Pack
T-92161 Denim Terrific Trimmers®
T-79750 Denim 4″ Playful Ready Letters®

You’ll also need:
Clothespins (large and mini)
String Brads

On large pocket accents, write the names of the learning centers in your classroom. Hang the pockets on a “clothesline” made of yarn or string. The learning centers that are open can be attached with hook and loop tape in the center of the board. The learning centers that are not in use can be left on the clothesline. On mini accents, add student names and photos for a fun way to assign learning centers.

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

Have a “Fin-tastic” School Year

Lure students with an eye-catching, back-to-school welcome!

Use these TREND products:
T-10822 Fish Mini Accents Variety Pack
T-10936 Fish Friends Classic Accents® Variety Pack
T-10063 Canoe Bear Classic Accents®
T-10066 Happy Sun Classic Accents®
T-92701 Water Waves Terrific Trimmers®
T-1787 Blue 2″ STICK-EZE® Stick-on Letters

You’ll also need:
Blue cellophane String Dowel
Use a combination of accents to list student names. Students will feel a sense of belonging when they see their names on display each day. What a “fin-tastic” way to start the school year!

Keys to Word Wall Fun

Build early reading skills with this eye-catching display!

Use these TREND products:
T-10571 Mini Key Mini Accents
T-10064 Key Classic Accents®
T-53010 Make-Your-Own Flash Cards
T-85080 Awesome Alphabet Bolder Borders®
T-457 Red 4″ Casual Ready Letters®

You’ll also need:
Book rings
Cup hooks

Write a letter of the alphabet on each large key accent. Hang at eye-level for students to reference throughout the school year. As new words are learned, record each under the correct letter of the alphabet. A great way to learn alphabetical order and new words!

Writing Process

Maintain student interest and encourage organized study habits.

Use these TREND products:
T-85057 Writing Bolder Borders®
T-10926 Chunky Pencils Classic Accents® Variety Pack
T-10826 Pencils Mini Accent Variety Pack
T-10061 Book Classic Accents® Variety Pack
T-10568 Little Book Mini Accents Variety Pack
T-1095 Notebook Paper Wipe-Off® Chart
T-79202 Blue 4″ Venture Ready Letters®
T-79201 Black 4″ Venture Ready Letters®
T-1791 Black 2″ STICK-EZE® Stick-on Letters
T-1785 Black 1″ STICK-EZE® Stick-on Letters

You’ll also need:
File folders
Loose leaf rings
Hole punch

Students can keep track of where they are at each stage of the writing process by writing their names on mini books. At the publishing stage, they submit final copy and proudly display their names in the “Published Authors” section.


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