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Do you have your table caddies labeled with visual supports, but glue is still missing from them throughout the day? Or all the pencils amazingly end up in one caddy.
I understand because this was happening in my classroom, too. So I started thinking of a better way to help my students put things where they were supposed to go. In 2014, I had an idea to add numbers as a visual reminder to help my students know how many school supplies should be in each section of their caddy. This simple solution was a game-changer in helping my students stay organized and prepared throughout the day. It truly is the small things that can make a big difference."It is the small things that can make a big difference." Click To Tweet
Not only do these labels teach organizational skills, they also teach:
- Following Directions
- How to Read
- Math Concepts (sorting, 1-1 correspondence, colors, etc.)
These are a few of my favorite table caddies that can be found on Amazon.
These caddy labels have been updated and are now EDITABLE in powerpoint! That means you can:
- Use your own fonts.
- Update the number count to meet your classroom needs.
- Change the language of the labels.
Click on the picture below to download the freebie.
Have you seen a difference in adding numbers to your caddy labels? We’d love to know how these have worked for your classroom or at home. Post in the comments.
Lawren Christianson is the founder, educator, and curriculum designer of Teaching is a Royal Adventure, Inc. (T.I.A.R.A.) She has a bachelor’s degree in Comprehensive Special Education. Lawren has taught individuals with special needs from preschool to young adults in public school, church, and healthcare settings for 11+ years. She lives near Nashville, Tennessee.