Hello folks! I’m back for another Money Saving Monday! Where I am, it is almost time to order supplies. I used to dread ordering supplies because it was hours of looking for items and filling out forms. You wait months to get your supplies and then realize half of what you ordered is not needed or was not worth the expense. With such tight budgets, it is important we get the most for our supply money and spend wisely.
The last few years, I have put a bright piece of paper in my planning binder. As I run out of a supply that I can order or find something that I need, I write it on the paper. When it comes time to do my order, I have a ready list of the things I really need. This helps to make sure that I am choosing items that I need and prevents hours of trying to figure out what to order.
Here are some things to keep track of:
- construction paper
- markers/colored pencils/crayons
- post-it notes
- lined paper
- birthday celebration supplies
- stickers and rewards
- Expo/permanent markers
This has made a hectic time of year soooo much easier! And the nice part is that it takes so little time and is ready for the next year!
What else would you add to the list?