Wednesday, June 13, 2012

New Bookshelf Inspiration

It's only 2 weeks into summer vacation and I am already envisioning how I am going to make changes in my room. Last year I tried to incorporate blues and greens into my room.  I saw this photo on Pinterest and loved it!

I have almost convinced myself to get rid of my teacher's desk and use my guided reading table as my teacher's area. However, I know I'll need more space for my "stuff".  I also want to have a bookshelf where I keep supplies rather than the rolling cart they are in right now.  So, off to Dollar Tree I went!

These blue and green baskets would look great in white bookcases like the one below.
While I was at the Dollar Tree, I went ahead and picked up a few school supplies and these cute bordered papers. 


5 comments :

  1. Those colors look great. I kept changing my mind last year about the colors I wanted and bought new baskets almost all year long. HaHa. I didn't realize how many I had until I packed up my room.... it's not pretty lol

    Katie
    Dirty Hands and Lesson Plans

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  2. I have those exact baskets with pink ones too!!!Love those colors!!! The green and blue will look so sharp and be very calming too I think:) We had a K teacher do all greens and blues and everyone talked about her room all the time:) I'm sure yours will be amazing:) Love the paper...I'm gonna have to go grab some of that too:) When I feel better....would you believe I got strep throat!!!! Ugggg!

    4th Grade Frolics

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  3. Those are the colors of my classroom! I love the dollar store for baskets. I think they will really POP against the white- can't wait to see the final product! :)

    Jenny
    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

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  4. Hi Lana,
    I bought those very baskets at the dollar tree in my area this past August. I was worried that they wouldn't hold up during the year, but the kids treated them well and I'll be able to reuse them next year (if I don't change my mind about the colors). It's funny that we are in vacation mode but still looking ahead to the next year! Love it!

    Nancy

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  5. Hi Lana! Love your library inspiration...that is going to be so cute! Thanks for linking up on my More Teaching Blogs page. I can't wait to see what else I can learn from you.

    Amanda
    The Teaching Thief

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