How Do I Break the Nickel and Dime Cycle?

Maria from Kinder-Craze is back again with one of her all-time best posts! Kinder-Craze tells us how to break the cycle teachers find themselves in year after year!

A Better Way to Collect Money For The Classroom 

A few years ago my teaching partner and I put a stop to the Nickel and Dime Cycle in our classrooms. You know what I’m talking about. The note that goes home saying
 “We are working on a special holiday craft… please contribute $2.” Six weeks later, that note is followed by another note explaining that
collect classroom money“We would like to order a magazine subscription for each student in the class… please send in $5,” and throughout the year, the notes requesting money for special events continue to be sent to classroom parents.
How did Kinder-Craze find a solution? …………………….Check it out on her blog!
Maria Manore is the creative force behind the Kinder-Craze blog. She is also a top seller on When she is not blogging, Maria can be found teaching kindergarten, experimenting with photography, decorating her classroom,  spending time with her fiancé Rob, and planning her upcoming wedding (which will, of course, be fabulous!)
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