Category: easy tabs for notebooks

Classroom Snapshot! Writing Part 2: Our Writing Notebooks and a little freebie!

Thank you to Creative Clips and The Enlightened Elephant for the clipart and Kimberly Gerswin for the font for my button. In my 13 years of teaching I think that I have tried every different kind of writing notebook out there.  I still haven’t found one that I LOVE.  This year, I am trying writing binders. So far, so good.  I wanted the kiddos to be able to decorate them with writing ideas, so I got the view binders.  The first thing that I did was to send home some writing homework so that the kiddos could design their Writing Notebook covers.  I sent home 2

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Bright Ideas! Easy Tabs!

I LOVE using binders in my classroom!  I didn’t love buying tabbed dividers, or trying to figure out ways to make my own.  Then, I had a brain wave one day and here is what I came up with!  Easy peasy.  I was a tad bit nervous because I could see the kiddos not getting it, but they did and it has worked beautifully!  Here you go:  I have a circle punch from my scrap booking collection. This would be even easier with a Circut or Silhouette machine. Each kiddo needs 2 construction paper circles. They put glue on the

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