Well, THIS summer I saw the most FABULOUS, MIND BLOWING, MUST HAVE for my classroom. This Teacher Tool Kit. Here it is when I made it this summer after seeing it on Pinterest (which, could NOT be more addictive during those summer time hours) Awesome right?
The intention was to use this instead of a teacher desk. This would free up some space in my room and allow me to have not one but *two* rugs. Instant love.
Here is what it looks like in my room now.
So, was it worth the time it took to spray paint the box and cut the labels (which you can find the template on Elizabeth's blog here....that is where I got them at least!) and get them backed and figure out what actually needed to go inside??
YOU BETCHA!!! I love it. Seriously, love. It was probably the best investment I made this year. It is just so organized and neat. I always know where those little school supplies are and the kids can access them too...which makes my life a whole heck of a lot easier.
So would I recommend this to you all? Yes. Are there any drawbacks? Sort of. Pens don't fit inside the drawers which is why I went to Target and bought those cute little buckets you see on top of the ToolKit. Oh, and I also need to remember where each little drawer is. Sometimes I spend a bit too much time looking for brads ;)
So have you tried out the ToolKit??? What else did you try this year that you saw on the holy internet and just *had* to do?
And just in case you need more things to try, Holly over at Fourth Grade Flipper is hosting a Tried it Tuesday linky. There are a bunch of great things that you can try out for yourself in your own classroom :) Head on over!