For unit on plants, I would use this idea to have the students draw the plant life cycle on paper plates. Each student would have their own plate and draw each step of the plant life cycle. It would be a good assignment for independent practice.
Clothespins on Hangers to practice alphabetical order (leave out some letters? write words on clothes pins? Lots could be done with this idea. Order clothespin numbers on a separate hanger that looks like a number line.