Student Labels Save Time - Back to School

Welcome back for another tip from the Bright Ideas Link Up!

This month, I'd like to share a little tip that saved me time and energy during the hectic first few days of school. 

I used to have Sharpie markers available for kids to use to label their materials. That took a sweet forever. Ain't nobody got time for 25 kids to write their whole name on all their crayons, folders, and composition books.

Instead, grab some return address printer labels, the ones that have 80 labels per sheet. Take your class list and create labels for each student. Give each kiddo 20 labels - one column. If you assign your kids student numbers, you can add that. You don't need to make these fancy. If you're like me, you never have your class list until the last minute before school starts any way, so no time for fancy!

Peel off the excess sticker paper around the labels and cut the columns apart. On the first day of school, pass out the labels. Let the kids go wild labeling their supplies. 

Boom! No lost supplies and no tearing out your hair wishing kids would hurry up!

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August Currently

Can you believe it's already August and time for Farley's monthly Currently linky?

  • I am listening to Celebrity Family Feud. Not a fan, but I'm not in control of the remote.
  • I am loving the dinner we had. Grilled ribeye steaks, corn on the cob, green beans, and fruit salad. Banana pudding poke cake for dessert. So yummy!
  • I'm thinking about writing. I'm working on some products for TpT that will help with writing personal narratives.
  • I am wanting nothing. I'm very happy nowadays.
  • I am needing organization. I'm working on a system to help me keep track of blogging and business.
  • RAK - I donated some supplies that I am not using to my last campus for the principal to use as door prizes. 
Now go visit Farley's blog and check out the other posts this month! Don't forget the Rule of Three.

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