No-Sew Pillowcase Chair Pockets...have the students put all of their stuff from their backpack in these in the morning & and ad stuff to it throughout the day that needs to go home, then at the end of the day whatever is in their pocket goes in their backpack this way they are not running to their backpacks allll day.
Isn't this the most adorable thing you've seen? A simple DIY slipcover you can make for any chair to instantly turn it into a kids kitchen, with everything included! Just darling: http://www.ehow.com/info_12340422_kids-kitchen-slipcover.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
These are so easy to do with pillows and cases. They can fold into chairs, loungers, beds, or make a fort with two of them. Check out the pics on How to make a pillow chaise for children - Grandma's Briefs - It's not just for grandmas!
Affordable, DIY, No sew Wingback Chair Re-upholster
This in-depth tutorial on how to re-upholster a wingback chair because it has tons of pictures. There are also some great money saving tips as well. If you are considering re-upholstering a chair, you have to check this out!