I was at Target yesterday.
Truth be told, that is a statement I could make just about any day. But the point of this story is that while I was there I noticed that the Easter products were marked at 50% off.
And while your first instinct may be to fill your big red cart with the discounted candy, I wanted to share an idea that uses Easter Egg dye. I have decorated clothespins in many ways, but none quite as easy or cheap as using discounted egg dye. I suggest using glass dishes or bottles and letting them soak for a day or two to get a really nice rich color.
Clothespins are essential in my classroom. I use them to hang anchor charts. I've used them for clip chart behavior plans and also to hold papers together.
WHAT DO YOU USE CLOTHESPINS FOR IN YOUR CLASSROOM?
Here's another thought: Hide the green egg dye until next year when you can make Green Eggs and Ham to celebrate Dr. Seuss or do as I did and dye the eggs in your kitchen green on St. Patrick's Day.
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