DIY: Cheap book display!

  1. Katie King says:

    These are perfect! I want the rain gutters really badly too…can't wait to make these!

  2. Ms.M says:

    Oh this is FANTASTIC. I have been looking for a way to do this. I even thought of page protectors, but my books were too thick or heavy. Thank you SOOOOO much!

    Ms. M

  3. Ms. Durning says:

    Very cute!! Do you think the students can handle it without destroying?

  4. Thanks ladies!
    Ms. Durning–I think so, I have an awesome class that really takes care of the room this year, so I think they should be good with them (they're a very mature group). If not, I'll switch to Velcro. 🙂

  5. A. says:

    What a neat idea! What about using them in the hallway to display student work?

  6. Rachelle says:


  7. Colleen says:

    I love this idea! Thanks for sharing this with us.

  8. Ginger Snaps says:

    I love this idea! And it's affordable.

  9. I love this idea too! THANKS for sharing it!

  10. THAT IS GENIUS!! I have a matching "clothespin" game I created under my board but my little dears have decided it's more fun to snap the clothespins off than actually use it so I was looking for something else to put there! I hate putting books in my marker tray because it feels cluttered to me…this is great for both problems!! 🙂 Thanks so much!

  11. Chrissy says:

    Thank you! I found the pic on Pinterest and followed the link. Although I've been a follower for months, I missed these posts. My classroom wall situation is a serious challenge (I've been having anxiety dreams for the last week.) and I am thrilled to see a new option. LOVE your site!


  12. Mrs. Lamb says:

    love both these posts about using page protectors! great ideas. Also cannot WAIT to cover my desk in contact paper. I was just complaining to my hubby how ugly it was but I needed it still!

  13. Kristen says:

    Thanks Rachel!! I would love to see your desks when they are finished! 🙂

  14. Mrs. Ward says:

    I love this idea and everything on your blog. I am slowly creating a blog based on your tutorials, so thanks! Question: Did the hot glue "stick" for the year or did you have to switch to velcro?

  15. Kristen says:

    Thanks Mrs. Ward! The hot glue did work well, only one fell down 🙂

  16. Anonymous says:

    I saw in an art magazine a great idea where they used clear sheet protectors and attached them together with small binder rings. They hung it along a wall to quickly change old art work with new art work. I was thinking that this could also work for books or anything even writing to help simplify and help add more wall space in our classrooms.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Wow thanks for the idea… It gives me a great idea to hold writing paper for the writing table in my classroom.. Not only hold some books but to display my lesson plan for easy access during the day

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