Aug 8, 2014

Craft GIVEAWAY: Creative Teacher Bookmarks

 It is that time again!!! Yea!!! A Creative Teacher Giveaway!  It is important for teachers to show that creative side (I know, I know....as if we don't every.single.day in the classroom).  But it is still fun to create something new!



Last time I made handmade-stitched cards.  This time....(drum roll)...BOOKMARKS!  They are super cute ribbon and button bookmarks.  I think they would be perfect for students that are reading chapter books, volunteer gifts, or  just for yourself!  The inspiration came from this photo that I saw on Pinterest (I linked the image to the original source; however, it only takes you to an image):

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/227291112418782347/

So I will share with you how I made mine.  Then you can make some too!
Here's what you need to make one:

1. Any kind of ribbon (the length does not need to be exact)
2. Buttons (any kind laying around the house will work)
3. Elastic hair ties (any size will work--I only had the smaller ones)
4. Needle and thread

Here's what I did.
1. I wrapped the ribbon around a book.  I cut it a few inches short of the ends touching each other.
2. I sewed a button to one end of the ribbon.
3. I sewed the other end of the ribbon to the elastic band.

That's it!!  It should look like this:



But WAIT! Before you run off to make them...you can win some that I made :)  Here they are:


All classroom or homeschool teachers in U.S. may enter to win these bookmarks.  If you win, I will email you.  Please respond with your address within 7 days so that you can use them right away! :) Good luck everyone!!

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 Now hop on over to I'm Lovin' Lit and find out what Erin has in store for you!!
http://imlovinlit.blogspot.com/2014/08/creative-teacher-craft-giveaway.html

 

19 comments:

  1. Those are so cute and clever!
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

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  2. I would use these as special bookmarks in the classroom - either for specific books the kids could read or as special prizes.

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  3. I would use them on our chapter book we read from daily

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  4. I think these would make great Christmas gifts! They are so cute

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  5. I would use them for our read aloud book.

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  6. I would use them to keep the place in chapter books we read or in my teacher books....i would also share with my grade level because I know they would love them too!

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  7. I would use them during literature circles to keep track of where each group is!

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  8. Great Idea! I was thinking of guided reading also! Wendy 1stgradefireworks 1stgradefireworks

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  9. I would use them in my class read aloud book, guided reading and some of my teacher books :-) Super Cute!!
    Karen

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  10. I would use them for my planner and all of the books we read!

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  11. I would use them in reading groups.

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  12. These are so cute! You are super crafty! :)

    Amanda

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  13. I would use them with my guided reading groups!

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  14. I would definitely use these in our chapter book reading! So cute!

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  15. These are such fun! You did a great job!
    Laura

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  16. I would use them for my read aloud books, books I'm personally reading, books I'm reading to my daughters, and professional books.

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  17. These are too cute for words! Thanks for the great directions too!
    Jenn :)
    Crayons & Cuties In Kindergarten

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  18. I would use these for my "fun" books that I read for pleasure and also for my chapter read-alouds at school. Thanks for the chance to win!

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