Are you looking for a new way to engage your students in reading?
Try laundry baskets!
Do you need a way for students to spread out but don't have a ton of furniture in your classroom?
Have some really wiggly students in your room and you're getting frustrated with always watching them fall out of their chair?
I have a stack of about 15 of them in my classroom that I purchased at discount stores.
My students love them.
They sit in them all the time to do reading.
When working on writing, they use a clip board and climb on in.
One of their favorite ways to use them is to flip them over and use it as a little table.
I have found that the baskets have been terrific for students who need to have their own personal space.
It gives them a place with defined area to get comfortable in.
I am reading buddies with an older class and they love to sit in them, too.
They are also a great way to have your students all sit on the rug for a video and they can sit however they want in the basket but are still in one area and not rolling around.
If you can't afford a class set - just get one or two to start and see how your students respond.
I think you'll be thrilled!
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