Second Grade Nest: Monday Made It #10

Monday, August 6, 2012

Monday Made It #10

So excited to be joined Monday Made It again with 4th Grade Frolics! I've been able to get into my classroom, so I have a few more things that I've completed.

Tissue paper from the dollar tree sorted by color, fanned, and Bobby pinned to hold. 

Sorry this picture is fuzzy. 

Then , I attached my owl/chevron table sign. You can find these signs for $1.50 at my store. Click the picture to grab. 

Attention all Daily-5 users!!! Dollar Spot at Target! These bins are only $1!
I wasn't crazy about the colors not matching, so I bought some spray paint at the store. 

After my spray painting party. The whole day after I this, I swore I had arthritis. My hand was stuck like I was holding a spray paint can! Painful. 

Then, I slapped on my numbers and lined them up. I like them much better now that they are all matching. Maybe I'm just crazy. 

I found these frames at the free teacher store here in Cincinnati and decided I could do something with them. 

Voila! I'm going to put these on the tops of my teacher bookshelves. 

Finally got this set up with my little owls glued on to my clothes pins. I connected each paper with ribbon- which you can't see from this far away. Also, when I hot glued it to the wall, I only put a strip down the middle, otherwise the kids won't be able to pin their clothespin on. Check out my Owl Behavior Chart here or click the picture. 

Hope ya'll enjoyed a few of my creations! Good luck setting up your room and don't forget to link up with Monday Made It if you've created anything lately. 


  1. I love the idea of spray painting your book bins! I just bought a bunch of cardboard bins at IKEA and they are just plain white. I think I'll grab a can of paint and make them my own!

    Thanks for the idea! I also teach 2nd grade and am your newest follower.

    Tamberly Wheeler
    A Window Into Mrs Wheeler’s Class

  2. I LOVE your projects! I need to spray paint some book bins!

  3. I just found your blog through Monday Made It! I love your I want to go spray paint mine too!

    Come check out my Monday Made It if you get a chance.

    Krazy About Kiddos

  4. Your projects are so cute! I like the idea of using spray paint on your bins.
    Where Seconds Count

  5. The poms look great! I just posted similar signs with owls too! Come look at my Monday Made it!

    By the way, I have a 300 follower giveaway with lots of goodies! Come by and enter!

    Fancy Free in Fourth

  6. The owl table signs are just what I need! Thanks! I made 50 little owls this week... come check them out!
    - Michele

  7. I just love all your projects. Your colors are great and I love the framed sayings!! I am your newest follower. I would love for you to stop by my blog.

  8. I love those book bins...they came out awesome!

    Success in Second Grade
    Don’t forget to check out My Summer in Pictures Linky Party

  9. Your bins are so cute! What did you line them with? I have some from Target but they only lasted one year. I may try contact paper this year.

  10. I LOVE your matching book boxes! You're not crazy; you're cool:)

  11. I adore your pom pom signs!! They are so colorful & cute!! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  12. Great idea to paint the boxes! They look wonderful!

    Second Grade Sparkle

  13. Lots of cuteness! I wish we could hang stuff from our ceilings!

  14. Hmmmmm...I think I need those table signs! Great minds think alike ~ I bought tissue paper to make two colored poms and I recently bought magazine holders for Daily Five book bins. Mine are plain white from IKEA. I think I will let the kiddos decorate them. Cute, cute projects!

  15. What cute ideas! Can you please post / email how you made your pom poms? Thank you! (My email is