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I went shopping...

...and now my dining room table looks like this:

I found these cute chalkboard label buckets in the Target dollar spot. Right now I have pencils and glue sticks in them...I'm not sure what I will use them for yet.  

While at Target, I got these pencil pouches for .49 each.  I plan on using these for my kids supplies.  The boxes drive me nuts...they always fall and open and crayons go everywhere.  I know that these will get picked up while they aren't zipped closed and the same thing will happen but I still like them better.  I plan on having the kids bring their bags with them to different stations so they aren't walking around when they need something.  

And I bought these box sets for $5...Target had blue, pink, and this dark gray.  I figured dark gray would go with any color scheme I do in the future so I bought all of them (Sorry if you wanted this color and live by me!).

Then I went to Kohl's and bought some Skippyjon Jones things.  I have plans for Skippy that I'll post about later.  

After Kohl's, I went to Staples to get the 1 cent folders.  I asked about their new teacher rules and they let me get 10 folders for 1 cent and I paid the .20 for the next 15 of them but I will get a full refund (in the form of a credit) on the ones I paid full price for meaning they are free.  We will see if it works! 

I also needed spray paint for some projects...the buckets I wanted to paint were sold out :(

 ...and $1 stamps form Michaels for another project that I will be sharing soon! 

Now it's time to clean the house and start some of these projects!!

8 comments on "I went shopping..."
  1. I love Skippyjon Jones!! I just bought those books from Kohl's too. :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  2. I have those buckets.. I use them for art/writing supplies...

  3. WOW, Becky...
    You did so well with your shopping!
    I love those little buckets... I wouldn't care what was in them, I would just enjoy looking at them!
    Have fun with all of your projects--Can't wait to see pictures!

    Finding JOY in 6th Grade

  4. your house looks like my house! I bought the same bins from target. I went back to get more today... i even hid one in case I need to go back tomorrow!

    Fancy Free in Fourth

  5. Wow! Your shopping day looks like mine, just a little more organized! I bought those bins too. I bought some for my classroom and then some to organize my bathroom! I'm well aware that I'm nowhere near being finished shopping!


    Surviving the First Year

  6. Our kitchen tables look very similar right now! I love Skippy Jon; I was do excited to see those at Kohls! I can't wait to see your plans for him.


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  8. Thanks for the comments everyone!


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