Monday Made It - Making Old New Again x 2

Hey guys! 
I am linking up with Tara from 4th Grade Frolics for another Monday Made It. 

I have been trying to keep up with all of the stuff I need to make for my room, but I keep getting sidetracked by messy stuff!!!!
I went to tutor a kid and wanted tissue paper. I opened my craft cupboard - this is what I found. I mean, I know it is the end of the year and I sort of just threw things in there to get rid out of sight, but I can't find anything!!!!! 
So I got started by deciding what color tupperware I wanted - of course purple. I found these. Click on the picture for the Target site. I got the smallest for $2.49 and the next size up for $5.49

I started to organize a bit, I am not finished because I still need to make the labels. 

These bins are awesome. I love that they clip on. How fun! Click on the picture above to see all of the containers they have. Some are sandwich size, some are rectangle, and some are bigger squared. The ones on the left but on the right if that makes sense are the sandwich ones. The rectangle are the farthest left, and the back are the squared ones. The squared ones have hole punchers, glue sticks for my glue gun. Can you believe all that stuff in the before fits in the those bins. I only need get one bin for all the popscicle sticks and then another for the paint brushes. So organized. Once the labels are on, I will take another picture. awesome! I feel like I am making progress....

These were my bins four years ago. Man I thought I had things together. They were mismatched labels, but they did the trick, right - I mean, do you see the crayons in the scissor bin? lol 
 This was the following year when I thought about putting bigger labels inside to hide if I happened to mess up and put something where it didn't belong. I worked really hard though to keep what was in the labeled bin. 
 Fast forward to this coming year with my blue and purple color scheme. I LOVE it.  If you are interested in these labels for the standard carts, let me know in the comments what you would like to see as a label! 
Then I can't keep my toolbox the way that I want it to look. This was my first year with the big toolbox. I had a red and black polka dot room. This was cute, but look at the plain typed in letters on regular white paper. haha how we have evolved! 

This is last year's toolbox. I really liked the yellow and purple, but I am super excited to get rid of the yellow and bring in that pretty blue! 
This is this years! I have the clip art and adorable labels!!
I am working on putting them into my TPT store if you are interested in them, comment what you would like to see as labels in it. I am going to make plain blue, plain purple and plain grey and my mixture! 

This is my BABY! I have been working on this for two months, but these forms have been two years in the making. If you wanted to see the pack, click here or on any of the pictures. 
If you want to read the post about how I use these forms, please click here

I also wanted to share my editable folder covers. I will use them to redo my containers for keeping track of supplies. I hope you can use them! Click on the pictures to see them in my TPT Store.

I am working on a few other items, and will post them during the week as I complete them!!
Have a great week!

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  1. Love it all! You have been so busy. Are you still on vacation? I'm inspired to get organized now.

  2. I love the way you organized! I really need to work on doing that!

  3. Organized and pretty -- two of my favorite things!

    Math is Elementary

  4. LOVE the new purple and blue color scheme and those back to school forms. I've been slowly watching them evolve through Instagram. They are great! :)


  5. You're killing me you little energy pot! You're making me want to remake everything in my! But I must not:/ I won't give Just love all your fun colors and organization! Thanks for linking up friend:)
    4th Grade Frolics

  6. I love your unique set of colors! It is so bright and happy! I've overdo for an organization make-over. Glad I'm not the only one who will redo from year to year! Looking forward to going back and reading your post, too!

    3rd Grade Pad

  7. I love the way you got everything organized! It has given me great ideas on getting mine organized, which actually starts today!

    Rachel :)

  8. Oh my, you have been busy! I love to see the way your toolbox evolved!


  9. I love all the new labels you made in your new color's very similar to mine. You make me look so lazy with all that you have already accomplished. I am amazed!
    The Traveling Teacher

  10. Your organization is great! I love keeping bins labeled and knowing where things are. I keep my bins in a cabinet so no one can see how messy they get or my handwritten labels! I also love your forms. What a great time saver that would be- if I needed them. I don't have a regular homeroom class anymore so my form needs are completely different! Thanks for sharing!
    Teachers Are Terrific!

  11. You've been busy! It's funny how us teachers like everything to be so cute! It just makes us feel better about things, doesn't it! :)

    Thriving in 3rd

  12. These forms and the organization is so inspiring! Thank you!
    4th Grade Sprinkles

  13. I love the toolboxes! I made one for myself a few years ago. The cute little pictures on yours are spectacular!


  14. I love getting organized! Labels bins make me feel calm and at peace :) Your toolbox is adorable!

  15. Wow, you've been on a organizing spree!

    The purple baskets are adorable and match perfectly and all your labels look wonderful :)

    Anisa @ Creative Undertakings

  16. LOVE the purple bins & the labels. The organization looks great and ALMOST makes me want to get organizing in my classroom!

  17. Love the organization! Totally did not realize you could order online for the Dollar Tree! Going to be ordering some tubs soon!!! Thanks for sharing!

    Funky in Fourth

  18. Where did you get your toolbox!? I definitely need one! Love your organization!

    Tasha Emmerson
    Confessions of a Tiny Teacher


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