Sunday, December 30, 2012

Chair Pocket Project (Part 2)

A few days ago, I began my chair pocket project and walked all of you through my first few steps.

With the labels complete, I was dying to put the chair pockets into action and see the "finished project."

Therefore, I decided to venture into my classroom today to complete the project and do a New Year cleaning and rearranging.

Would you like to see pictures of the chair pockets? Well here they are:



I was thrilled with the length of the nail apron strings because I was able to wrap them around twice. I knew the knots would agitate some of my students (as they would me). Therefore, the string length allowed me to avoid this issue. For this reason alone, I was pleased with my design choice.

As I mentioned in my last post, the home depot logo did not suit my style needs. Therefore, I started the process of applying Velcro to the labels I had created (see Chair Pocket Project Part 1 for a FREE copy of the label). The Velcro allows me to interchange labels based on need or design.

  

Overall, I am pleased with the final result. The chair pockets are everything I have been looking for, but at just the right price (FREE)! I really hope this post inspires you to venture to your nearest Home Depot and try out a set for your own classroom.

9 comments:

Katie Smith said...

You did an awesome job on your chair pockets! Love your blog background too.
Katie :)
I Want to be a Super Teacher

Caralee DeHerrera said...

Katie, Thank you so much! I am really proud of how they turned out. Now lets hope they withstand the munchkins. :) Also, thank you for becoming one of my newest followers (every new follower is a treat)!

Caralee

P.S. Your blog title is amazing. My dream is a to be a Super Teacher!

Collaboration Cuties said...

Oh, I love those chair pockets! And the labels are SO cute!! My mom made mine out of tough material, but they are already showing wear and tear, 2 years later. And they definitely weren't free!! That was a great idea! When I need new one, I'm totally gonna steal it!

Thank you for your comment and for following us! We should maybe try to link up for our first big giveaway! We can learn together! We are also more than happy to contribute to any giveaway, so ask away!

Amanda
Collaboration Cuties
cutesyclickables@gmail.com

Megan @ I Teach. What's Your Super Power? said...

Your chair pockets look fantastic! And I love the labels, too!

Megan
I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

Caralee DeHerrera said...

Thank you Megan! I am so happy with the turn out!

Caralee

Caralee DeHerrera said...

Amanda--I am thrilled you like the chair pockets! I would love to take full credit for it, but I really gathered the idea from Ladybug Teacher Files. She has so many great ideas!

I would love to work together and I am more than willing to help in any way I can!

Caralee

Melissa said...

Those came out great! I love how organized they keep everything! I am your newest follower!

Fashion Craze Learning Days

Caralee DeHerrera said...

Melissa--Thank you!! The students have been using the chair pockets for a few days and they love them!!

Thank you for following :)

Caralee

Anonymous said...

How do you keep them from slipping down?

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