Work Materials Management Lesson Ideas

  • Allow time in the schedule for putting away materials and cleaning up.
  • Reinforce the concept of ownership by having students put their name on their belongings.
  • When a student asks to borrow something remind them about the expectation to return it and reinforce them for doing so.
  • Talk about the difference between borrowing and stealing.
  • Role play appropriate ways to ask to borrow something.
  • Bring in special items from home to show to students. Talk about what sort of handling and respect you expect for your items.
  • Have students bring special items from home. Talk about how they would like people to treat their belongings.