I love it when SOMETHING WORKS!
discovered, learned, and found a BETTER WAY!
So Does PINTEREST!
I needed some vocabulary words for MY classroom.
Different ones for EACH MONTH.
FAST & EASY for me.
High Interest for Kiddos.
I have a
Tie a triple KNOT!
Yes, a TRIPLE KNOT…and staple it to one side of your board ( or window ).
Measure side to side. Add 3-4 inches!
Tie another triple knot and staple it to the other side.
( I measured to make sure both sides were LEVEL.)
I know…those of you who know me… I NEVER MEASURE!
But…I want to do this ONE TIME…not taking down the yarn until the END OF THE YEAR!
Staple BOTH sides of the KNOT!
The Knot will HOLD the yarn. NO SLIDING!
HERE IS THE
After you have laminated the banner ( OR TAPE THE TOP EDGE BEFORE
you HOLE PUNCH!)
Use a hole punch to make two holes at the top.
I went down about ( No measuring there ) a 1/2″.
SLIT THE HOLE TO THE TOP!
( SEE the PICTURE )
“NO! Then it will fall off!”
No one is pulling on these. They are for
What this does is allows you to
change the BANNER page
without having to
remove & put up a new string!
JUST CHANGE THE BANNERS!
Alternate sides when you add the vocab. cards.
I wanted an ODD number…
so I could have 1 in the middle.
Add another layer.
I cheated in the middle layer.
Stapled the middle card ( so the arch would be close to the others).
WONDERFUL Vocabulary words at my writing center for kiddos to use!
for ELs, independent work, & everyday writing!
And I can change them each month…
IN A FLASH!
Just change the cards…not the string!
Here are my
A GAME CHANGER