Each day a new table captain will be assigned. This is a good way to teach leadership to students. In my classroom, the table captain will be responsible for distributing papers, making sure the table is prepared and anything else that I may decide.
Students love to feel like they have a purpose or a job. This job list will be good for ass ok going students to perform duties. This helps with understanding working together as a community of helpers.
Number magnets to keep track of kids you allow to leave the room. Use a cookie sheet with glass stones glued to scrapbook paper and a magnet. then trim in fun duct tape! (The cookie sheet magnet board is pretty sweet for multiple different crafts.