Routines for Managing Supplies



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Teaching Procedural Routines

Introduction 0:29


Taking Inventory of What You Have 3:34

Using Inventory Sheets to Track Supplies 3:10

Stretching Your Budget

Saving Money on Materials 3:02

How to Know What You Need to Order

Aligning Curriculum and Supplies 3:49

The Best Places to Order Supplies

Overview of Supply Companies 2:07

Alternative Ideas for Supplies and Materials 2:42

Organizing Materials

Storage Solutions 2:58

How to Organize to Stay on Budget 2:16

Conclusion 0:13

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Routines for Managing Supplies

2 PD Hours

  • 1 Explore strategies for effectively managing and organizing your art supplies

  • 2 Discover how to save money on materials, visuals, and storage for your classroom

  • 3 Learn how to align your curriculum to your supply orders to make your room run more efficiently

Budgeting, managing supplies, and staying organized take more time than we’d like to admit. However, with effective routines, you can simplify your processes to make time for more of what you want to do. This Learning Pack will show you how to save money on classroom visuals, materials, and storage. Plus, you’ll learn how to align your supplies with your curriculum and organize your classroom for maximum efficiency.

Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
Physical Space
5.7 Plans for and upholds routines for supply distribution
5.8 Promotes safety of equipment, materials, and supplies


Alecia Kaczmarek

Alecia Kaczmarek

PRO Facilitator and Elementary Art Teacher

Alecia is a K-6 elementary art in a large district in central Iowa, and is passionate about teaching and reaching her students. She sees herself as a facilitator of artistic experiences, creative skill building, and assisting students in the development of their artistic identities.  It is her philosophy and mission to provide students with a well-roundeded, innovative, fun, and meaningful arts education.


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