Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New Zebra Leveled Labels!!

As you can see from the previous post we were allowed back into our classrooms early this summer.  It was very rare. My campus is usually the last one on the cleaning/floor tour for the district.  This summer we were moved to first! Some of my teacher besties and I totally took advantage! Laptops in tow, a Cherry Dr. Pepper in hand, and lots of giggles along the way we spent multiple days prepping our spaces. We had a great time helping each other out and sharing ideas. 

One of my most re-pinned classroom pictures on Pinterest is my leveled library from the Where It All Goes Down Post from last summer. The boxes are from Really Good Stuff (Wow my classroom has changed a bit since then!)...

On to my point...
One of my teammates has a jungle themed room and asked if I could make leveled labels to match her theme and color scheme.  I was so excited to see how they turned out and I LOVE them! (The white buckets are ice buckets from Walmart!)

You can check them out in my Teachers Pay Teachers store!

Sneak Peak (well really it's a sneak read?!?)...in the works for 1st Grade Glitter and Giggles...I'm pairing up with 3rd Grade's a Hoot for a Pirate sized giveaway!!

12 comments:

  1. awesome idea to use ice buckets!! I'm pinning this :) Just curious how do you organize your books?

    Christina
    http://mrspetitesteachingpassion.blogspot.com/

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  2. I'll be sure to check out the ice buckets! What a great idea that is! Cute labels!

    Jeannine
    First Grade Gallery~Lessons for Little Learners

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  3. I love those labels! I've just nominated you for an award! Head over to my blog and check it out when you get a chance!

    Marianna
    Delightfully Dunn

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  4. Does that mean it will be something Pirate themed?????? Oh please say yes!!!!!

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  5. Hi, I am your newest follower, i found you on pinterst, of course. I am having a giveaway over at my little blog. stop by when you get a chance.
    Jessica
    http://tales-of-a-first-grade-teacher.blogspot.com

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  6. @Christina - My leveled buckets are organized by DRA levels. That's the assessment that we use to find students independent reading levels.

    @Kim - Yes! Pirate themed writing is now posted in my TPT store and 3rd Grade's a Hoot is working on a decorative set for our joint give-a-way! Stay tuned!

    Thanks everyone!I'm glad to have you all here!

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  7. Your room is too cute! I would love to see more!! If you have time stop by my blog and join my "Classroom Tours Linky Party"!
    Brigid

    Brigid's Daily Lesson Log

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  8. Marisa,
    I'm in Heaven! Your blog and classroom are adorable! I love it! You are awesome! I'm a new blogger and I'm moving back to teach first grade for the first time in 10+ years! Oh, boy! So, your ideas are giving me some great inspiration. :) Thanks!
    Corinna
    Teaching Fabulous Firsties!

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  9. the new zebra level labels was a good idea! my child now can organizes their books.

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  10. Great book box idea. I already ordered those (exact same) fun colored ones from Really Good Stuff for my classroom. I might get some Walmart ice buckets as back-ups though!

    Brenda
    You Might Be a First Grader….

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  11. I also have ice buckets for book bins in my classroom. How do you keep them from falling over from heavy books and journals?

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