Gaffer’s Tape and a Tape Line

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Do you know about the magic that is gaffer’s tape? I like to have a line for students to stand on when they go in and out of the library. A visual aid helps them know where to keep their bodies and adds routine to entering and exiting the library. I tried a lot of different kinds of tape over the years: painter’s, masking, masking tape with packing tape over it, and inevitably it would quickly be ruined by the hundreds of kid feet walking on it. Then a colleague told me to try gaffer’s tape. It’s magic. It’s strong and cloth so it doesn’t tear easily. Of course, it can be peeled up and will need replacing at some … Continued

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TPT Best Year Ever Sale!

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TPT is throwing one of their biggest sales of the year from August 1st-2nd! Make sure you check it out as you stock up on materials for the school year! Don’t forget to enter the BESTYEAR promo code to get the full 28% off. Here are some products that might interest you from some of my favorite library teachers: Cari’s Emoji Book Talks – I know my students would have LOVED emoji book talks! Carolyn’s Ultimate Library Notebook bundle also looks amazing and would make organizing my year and staying on top of data collection easy! And for shameless self promotion, I have a few new products I’ve finally had a chance to post on TPT that you might be interested … Continued

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