Paint chips + poster frame = dry erase calendar to post students' assignments on! ***Warning*** The poster frame must be made of glass for the dry erase markers to write on it. Not as cost saving as it appears. Large glass frame do not come cheap.
Book Cover as Travel Disguise: A travel guide screams "I’m lost!" but cloaking it in pretty paper or the jacket of a book in the native language will let you blend in with the locals. You'll be more likely to be asked for directions than taken for a ride.