Monday, July 9, 2012

Made it Monday Linky #6

Monday already?  This past week has flown by.  I need summer to S-L-O-W down!  I’ve made a few things this week and had a couple of great finds that I will share with you. 
I finally (almost) finished my clocks to show the kids what times the most important parts of our day are.  The picture doesn’t show it well, but they say, Lunch time, Special Area, & Recess.  Once I find out what those times will be this year, I will make hands out of black foam and attach with a brad.  If you're wondering, “Where did she get the awesome clock face?” Well, you see, when she went by her classroom to get something, she found that her $5 Wal-Mart clock had fallen off the wall and broken into MANY pieces.  This is a copy of the paper face that was in the now deceased clock. 
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The second project started with these items-
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I borrowed a Cricut from a friend and cut out a little Happy Day thing (I don’t know Cricut language or what in the world happened here…The blade just started tearing it all up!) photo (1)
Finished product & a cute lil’box to store them in!IMG_1933

Dollar Tree-party favor section- can be awards for anything! Just print a strip of paper and wrap it around the base!
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Should have said, “cleanest counter award!” Look at that reflection!

Do you like oatmeal? Don’t throw away that container!
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The perfect ribbon holder!  An oatmeal container holds 11 spools of ribbon!

I also made quite a dent in my classroom today.  I’ve got a busy July, so I wanted to get some things done early.  Found this book shelf a few weeks ago at Target super cheap. I think it was around $17.
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We Mod Podged on some dots cut from scrapbook paper and voila!
photo 1 (2)Such a good sport for helping me glue all those dots!photo 2 (2)     

Last, but not least, the bag that makes school to home trips so much easier…My Thirty-one Tote!  If you don’t have one of these, you need it!  I put a plastic file holder thingy inside to keep my papers nice and neat.

Don't forget to enter my giveaway for some great TpT products, $5 to the Digital Bake Shop, and a May Book! Click HERE to enter.
Can’t wait to blog hop and see everything y’all have created!


  1. I agree with needing summer to slow down! It's going by to quickly!

    All your projects turned out super cute!

    Adventures in Room 5

  2. Thanks for sharing!
    I am your newest follower! I am a new blogger and love connecting with other teachers!

    Fancy Free in Fourth

    1. Great! Thanks for stopping by! I will be right over to visit your blog!

  3. I didn't realize Oatmeal containers could hold ribbon spools. You can bet I'm going to save that container :) I also made birthday labels to attach to crazy straws. I decorated an old can, but I don't like the way the crazy straws are catching onto eachother once they are inside of it. Do yours get caught up and twisted once they are inside the box?
    Stories by Storie

    1. I'm not sure. As of know, I am the only one who has been in the box. I hadn't thought about what will happen when excited tiny hands go in it....Now I'm worried!

  4. I love your blog. It is so bright and cheerful. I am a new follower.


    1. Thank you! I appreciate you following me!

  5. Your blog is so cute! Love how colorful it is!
    I have the 31 bag also and I LOVE it! How did I manage so long without one?

    How Cute Is This!

    1. I didn't know it existed until last spring! A student gave me the larger bag for Christmas two years ago. I love it too!

  6. Hi Dana! Such great ideas and so many!!! Thanks for sharing everything. I have a few things started and not finished Super love that bookshelf and those clocks look like they are going to be adorable!!! Thanks for linking up:))

    4th Grade Frolics

    1. Thank you for the compliments. All week long I think about what I'll have to post and know my deadline is always on a Monday!

  7. Love the colors! I want a 31 bag.
    The Idea Backpack

    1. Thanks! It's great for school stuff.

  8. I love how everything came out, especially your bookcase! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  9. I have that same 31 bag!! I need to get an organizer to put it in it and I will be ready to go... Okay, okay, I admit it... I have more than one 31 bag. tehehee Thanks for the comment on my blog! You were the first! LOL Have a great day!
    Leah @

    1. i have 2 bags and I love them. The organizer in the smaller one has made a world of difference! I highly recommend getting one.

  10. Thanks for sharing. I love the shelf. I love my thirty 31 bag, I want to get another for my library books.


    1. Thanks! I would get one is every pattern if I could!

  11. I love the happy birtday balloons/straws. I prinnted my balloons, but was going to order pixie sticks! This might be the way to go:)

    I am your newest follower.
    The Resourceful Apple

  12. WOW! I am not sure which one I like the most. Total cuteness all of the way. =)

    Heather's Heart


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