and loved it!!! I already had some crates from last year that I used in to organize files while I didn't have an actual classroom...and I had the fabric bins already labeled and ready to go inside, so all I had to do was figure out the seat! I went to target and looked around, remembering my fabric troubles earlier I was looking to go with something safe so here's what I ended up finding.....
It was only $8 and it's antimicrobial!!! It's perfect!!! Except they didn't have any in a color that would match my room so I also picked up a $4 vinyl table cloth to recover it with!
I used zip ties to secure my crates to one another, it took some pretty long ties to reach between these with the circle holes (creates are from Walmart)
I cut the table cloth to fit the top doubled over, then cut the "sleep mat" a part at the seems and ended up with four "cushions", I laid the cushions on the table cloth
Then folded the table cloth over and secured it with green duck tape all the way around the open edges
Finally I placed my cloth bins inside :)
Can't wait to use it in my classroom :)
I have also been working on my CAFE board, What do you think of all the sets I posted HERE??? I love them and can't wait to see my entire board once it's in place. Anyway I was inspired by several other bloggers who were using either white boards or some type of magnetic board instead of sticky notes for students to put their names in a column. I already made some small magnetic name tags (on Vistaprint) and was just looking for the perfect "magnetic" thing to use. This weekend in Dollar Tree I found these.....
The final thing I wanted to share today was another binder/CAFE/Daily 5 set! I had one more request for a "dots on chocolate" set, and I think they turned out adorable!!! Click on the pictures to download them now!
Be sure to head on over and visit Tara to see all the wonderful things other teachers are up to!!