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Monday, June 25, 2012

Monday Made It Link Up

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This will be my first attempt at linking up, so wish me luck!  I love all of the awesome ideas being shared at 4th Grade Frolics Monday Made It.  If only there was enough time to do it all!  Anyway, I wanted to share a few things I've been working on.


First off, I found these cute seats somewhere out there.  I'm not sure where, so sorry I don't know who gets the credit.  I am going to use these in my girls' rooms.  I plan to make a couple more for my classroom but I'll have to use sports fabric.  These are great for storing books, toys, games, etc. and doubling as a seat.  Fortunately, my husband is amazing with a saw and cut the plywood for the seat part.  I just added the batting, fabric, and staples.



 And, like all the other teachers out there, I also made an organizer.  Not sure who actually originated the idea, but I LOVE IT!!  I am going to try to get rid of my teacher's desk, so this will keep all of the junk stuff I normally have in my drawers.


 Thanks for stopping by!


22 comments:

Miss Nelson said... [Reply]

I love, love your toolbox and seats.
I'd love a copy. Polka dots are my thing.
missnelsonattpt@yahoo.com

Tara said... [Reply]

Hi Kristi! Thanks for linking up:) Your stools turned out so cute! I have been debating about whether or not to make those....my classroom is not too big so not sure what to do....hmmm. Love your teacher toolbox. That was the very first thing I made that started this out of control craft journey:))) Please come back next week:)))

4th Grade Frolics

Third Grade Royalty said... [Reply]

I love love love the toolbox organizer. Where did you buy this? I too would love a copy of your template. I want to buy this organizer ?
Elizgomez1247@live.com

Elizabeth

Nicole Rutledge said... [Reply]

I love the templates you used in your toolbox. Those would go perfect with my Mickey primary colors in my room. I would appreciate a copy of your template if you don't mind.

Elizabeth said... [Reply]

I made that toolbox next week. The crate seats were on my list until I splurged and bought some seats from Hobby Lobby. At least that was one project I could X out off my long To-Do list :)

Elizabeth

Fun in Room 4B

Joyce said... [Reply]

Could you e-mail me the copy of the template as well? Thanks for offering for other people to use. jandj.seely@gmail.com

Lana said... [Reply]

I am going to get rid of my teacher's desk, too! I think it'll be a great change! I also made a toolbox last week to put all of my stuff (a.k.a. junk!) in! Love yours!

Brandi said... [Reply]

Your projects came out great! I'm your newest follower and would love for you to stop by my blog.

Brandi
Success in Second Grade

Jill said... [Reply]

I made those crate seats last year and they were AMAZING for storage! I really don't know what I would have done without them. :)

And your toolbox is super super cute!

Marvelous Multiagers!

Anne Tussing said... [Reply]

Great crate seats!!

Amanda said... [Reply]

Both of those projects are on my list this summer. Super cute!

Amanda
The Teaching Thief
Fiction Friday: A Celebration of Children’s Literature

Creating Brain Wrinkles said... [Reply]

Too funny--both of our first link ups was Monday Made It, and both of our first Monday Made It was the Teacher Toolbox! So...what do you want to do next week? :) Ha!

elizabeth.parce said... [Reply]

You will love the crate seats in your classroom. I made four of them a couple of summers ago and the kids always pick those for a spot to read. I would love to get a copy of your labels for the toolbox. Please let me know if I could purchase them somewhere. Thanks!
lparce@hotmail.com
elizabeth.parce@k12.sd.us

Amanda said... [Reply]

Super cute toolbox! What font did you use? I got rid of my teacher desk last year, and I LOVED it! Frees up so much space... and let's be honest. I rarely sat at it, and all it did was hold stacks of papers for me!

Amanda
Reaching for the TOP!

Kristi said... [Reply]

@Amanda
The font is Digs My Hart. I got it from kevinandamanda.com/fonts. They have a lot of really cool fonts for FREE! Thanks for stopping by. I'm going to go check out your blog now! :)

April Walker said... [Reply]

I totally want to make the crate seats
~April Walker
The Idea Backpack
Ideabackpack@gmail.com

Amanda said... [Reply]

Hey I saw that you commented you were going to do a sports theme next year.. I happened by this on proteacher and thought I'd pass it along in case it was helpful! Sports Theme Clip Chart

Amanda
Reaching for the TOP!

Lisa R. said... [Reply]

I just found your blog & I'm your newest follower!! I love those crate seats. They are on my to-do list for next week's Monday Made It! Your toolbox also came out great. Looking forward to reading more of your blog!
Lisa
Learning Is Something to Treasure

Amanda said... [Reply]

Great ideas! I am now following you!

I am also awarding you the One Lovely Blog Award!

Come on over to my blog to grab your award!

Amanda
http://www.iheartelementary.blogspot.com

Krista Carlson said... [Reply]

I love these seats! I would love to create some for my classroom! Thanks for sharing!

-Krista
The Second Grade Superkids

t. ulch said... [Reply]

Do you have the labels for your toolbox for sale on TPT? I am doing a polka dot theme and those would be perfect!
tjulch@mpsomaha.org

Sabra said... [Reply]

Love it all! I'm going to try my hand at the crate seats also, fingers crossed!

Sabra
Teaching with a Touch of Twang

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