Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Student Bookmarks

The classroom projects continue! School starts next Tuesday, and I've been unable to get into my classroom because of construction issues. So instead, I'm spending a lot of time on projects that I really don't need to be doing right now. I decided to make a bookmark for each student to have on their desks the first day of school. I used my Gypsy and made these using the bookmark shape from Plantin Schoolbook with the Feeling Groovy font for the letters. I cut the letters out of patterned paper, and then I adhered the patterned paper to the same size bookmark shape in black. I hated to waste the cut-out letters, so I adhered them to black rectangles to create nametags to display on a bulletin board with student writing. I'll post a pic of the bulletin board when I can finally get it together!


True Black Papertrey Ink Cardstock
DCWV Patterned Paper
We R Memory Keepers Large Eyelets
Michael's Ribbon


  1. Great job! I can relate to wanting to get into your classroom! You've made great use of time! Your third graders will treasure these! You're a great teacher! Have a terrific school year!

  2. I am soo happy to see this post on your blog. School already started a week ago for kids. Reading is a big part of our day. Good way to use all my scraps I had left for my Back to School Blog Hop. TFS
    Sweet Creations!!!

  3. Great job! I gave you an award. You can "pick it up" from my blog if you're interested!


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