Relief Teaching Ideas

Sharing ideas to help make relief teaching fun, enjoyable, and meaningful.

Recycling Bread Tags

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We’ve been collecting bread tags for colour sorting & craft (we’re big on recycling/reusing.) It didn’t take long to build up quite a collection!

My little boy loves sorting through them, lining them up & putting them into little containers, shaking them up!

As we were playing with them on the weekend, I started thinking of other ways to use them, especially in the classroom…


– Clip onto popsticks for sight word or place value practice
– Thread onto pipe cleaners to make a counting bracelet
– Create funny faces or creatures

I just used permanent markers to write on the tags. Super simple & easy to do!

Does anyone else have an interesting way to reuse bread tags?

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