While visiting my tiny hometown this past weekend, I stopped at a store to grab some cat food. Now, I've frequented this particular chain of stores before in various location but this experience was a little special. After picking up the food, my teacher-instincts led me to the school section (just in case), even though my past history with the store reminded me there was no "teaching" section. Until, I turned the corner and I saw it: a variety of new teaching and learning resources! One thing led to another under the big yellow and black sign and soon I walked out with this:
Now, I realize the previous picture is a little overstimulating but don't worry, the price wasn't! All of the resources I purchased were $1 each. This, combined with the excitement of realizing Dollar General also carries such resources, made for one great morning. Yes, you read correctly: Dollar General now has a teaching section!
They sell traditional favorites:
They sell new"hands on" learning supplies: