Monday Made It - 6/24/13

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It's Monday, Monday:)
 
I'm so excited to share my "made its" this week and even more excited to see what you all have been up to:)  I'm gonna have to get to that later in the week because I'm off for 2 day common core training this week.
I got these little buckets at Home Depot.  I'm not sure what I'm going to put in them yet but I KNOW I'll find something to do with them.  So, I painted the middle of both of them with...
CHALKBOARD PAINT!!! 
I know I have told you about the team tubs I have at each of my groups (my new ones will be a Monday Made It soon...)  Well, I also have a bigger table in my classroom where my kids sometimes sit in their groups to read or to do activities.  I decided I wanted supplies there too.....now, I saw one of these last year and for the life of me can't remember where I saw it....

I got the green cups and lazy susan at Walmart, spotted cups at Hob Lob, and Velcro dots at Dollar Tree.
Now I have a new supply turn table for my bigger table.  I put the Velcro dots under each cup so if one of my kiddos gives it a hard spin, they won't fall off.  (I hope)

I think it turned out kinda fun and of course in my new colors!  I want to say though that I may switch out the lazy susan for a wooden one....haven't decided for sure yet....this one is plastic and the spin isn't as smooth as I would like......so if I decide to do that I'll post some pics of it:)
Speaking of my new colors..............I found these:
and they match this......perfectly!!!!
I have to say....I can't wait to put my classroom together:)  I made this set to use in my new, tweaked classroom:)
I also did a chocolates theme:
If you want to take a peek, they're at my TPT store.
 
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33 comments

  1. Thanks for the offer! You and I have the exact same test in colors! Your projects are SUPER cute!

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  2. How fun is that lazy susan for your big table? I want to be in your classroom! You are going to be so pleased when you put it all together:) Good luck at your Common Core training! I go for one day in July and know how overwhelming it can be.
    ~Holly
    Fourth Grade Flipper

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  3. Love all of these cute things you made!!! I especially love the lazy susan! I'm going to have to make one of those!

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  4. Your new classroom sets look amazing! Thanks for all of the great ideas here!Just a simple ribbon goes a long way in jazzing up the room. You found the perfect ones! I just linked up!

    Jeannine
    Creative Lesson Cafe

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  5. Love all of your ideas! The buckets with the chalkboard paint is so cool! Thanks for hosting Monday Made It!

    Krista
    Stellar-Students

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  6. You know I was thinking that I wanted to add in pink and orange to my colors (which are blue and green), but all your creations have made me think otherwise!! :) I LOVE the grey you have added in! Too cute!

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  7. Such a cute idea on the buckets! I did not know they have velcro at Dollar Tree. I don't think I've seen it at mine. I should know, I have perused up and down the aisles looking for things to re-purpose for my classroom more times than I would like to admit. I love your new color scheme, it's so fresh and cheerful.
    Kelly
    I'm Not Your Grandpa, I'm Your Teacher

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  8. So so so creative. Thank you for another linky!
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

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  9. Those chalkboard buckets are so cool! The lazy susan's look awesome, I really love you color scheme Tara! :)

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  10. I love all of your gorgeous creations! I am also your newest follower. I'll be back in a bit to link up with a Monday Made it!

    :) Nicole
    Tadpole Tidbits
    www.mrscorbitt.blogspot.com

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  11. Oooh! I love the chalkboard paint on the buckets! Too cute!

    Crystal
    Teaching Little Miracles

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  12. I think I recognize that ribbon from Hobby Lobby. It matches your décor perfectly! I really like the chalkboard buckets too. Putting it on my to-do list!

    Jennifer
    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

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  13. Love the idea of using velcro dots!! You've been so hard at work, awesome job!! You now deserve a break :D
    Courtney
    Teaching in Paradise

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  14. Love the spinner :) Thanks for sharing and hosting this party!

    Emily
    I Love My Classroom

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  15. I love those pails, adding chalkboard paint is brilliant! You are so lucky to keep finding supplies in your classroom colors - or maybe it is unlucky to keep finding all those great things and having to spend money!! Can't wait to see pics of your classroom.

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  16. Hi Tara, I love the pails, such a great idea. I'm planning a trip to Hobby Lobby soon. Could be dangerous. Would love to have you stop by my blog. Thank you for sharing your great ideas.
    Tammy
    Primary Paradise

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  17. Love the supply spinner! Heading off to shop with my daughters and may have to make an unscheduled stop at Hobby Lobby! Thanks for hosting!
    ♬Kay
    On the Trail of Learning

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  18. Those spinners are great. I think I might need to pick one up for myself. Our PTA did this same idea and filled them with supplies in the workroom. Then they put a bunch of signs that said "Don't Take". They know us teachers too well.

    Thanks for the link up and for sharing.
    matt
    Digital: Divide & Conquer

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  19. Thank you for hosting the link up. I love the way your buckets turned out.
    ✿April✿
    Grade School Giggles

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  20. I just found your blog for the first time and I am really excited because I will be teaching 4th next year for the first time...I am loving your ideas! Also, the colors I chose for my room are very similar to yours, so I will love seeing what you come up with!

    ~Miss Martin
    Miss Martin’s Classroom

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  21. I love, love, love the colors!!!! I'm so happy I found your blog :)

    Bridget
    Literacy Without Worksheets

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  22. I love how everything works out, don't you?! The coordinating ribbons, the lazy susan, the buckets...too cute!

    Kim
    Mrs. H's Resource Room

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  23. Love the buckets-so many uses! Thanks for hosting...it holds me accountable!
    Joanne
    Head Over Heels For Teaching

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  24. Love your Made-Its! Chalkboard paint AND chevron? I'm in love! :)

    Thanks for hosting this weekly - I just love it & It does keep me motivated :)

    Kelly
    First Grade Fairytales

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  25. What a GREAT linky party!! Thanks for creating Tara!

    (( HUGS))
    Tiffany

    One Fab Teacher

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  26. Love those chalk paint buckets! I'm organizing all my craft stuff and those may need to join the party.

    Megan

    I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

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  27. Oooo, Tar I love those metal buckets!! I bought some like that last summer with this great idea in mind, and I tried to paint colorful stripes on them, but they came out crooked and scraped off easily! Maybe I should just do them chalkboard like yours!! That would be so much easier!! And I love your ribbon! I need to make a trip to the craft store! I made a lazy susan supply caddy last year and I love how it brightens up my room! I ended up using it for scissors during the year, but now I'm thinking about going back to using it for supplies!!

    Molly
    Lessons with Laughter

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  28. Woo Hoo! I just completed my first Monday Made It! Thanks for the Linky Party! I just LOVE your new colors and all of your ribbons and papers are darling!
    Lizzy from *The Teacher Chick*

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  29. You always have such great ideas and fun projects! I linked up, but I am hoping to do better after this Friday. I haven't seen my new room or anything, so I am not sure where to start yet. I have a few ideas in mind!

    ~Tasha
    A Tender Teacher for Special Needs

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  30. Love the Lazy Susan! What a great idea! I am def jumping on that bandwagon!!! Thanks

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  31. Thanks for the opportunity to link up! My crafting supplies wishlist is growing by the minute just looking at all of these awesome posts! :)

    Blair
    One Lesson at a Time

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  32. LOVE your new colors (mine are lime, turquoise, and black, lol)! :D

    -Gayla
    Teach On.

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  33. I love your new classroom colors they will look so good. The ribbon does match perfectly.

    Jamie
    Teaching Tidbits and More With Jamie

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