Mailboxes/Cubbies

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    Does anyone have any inexpensive ideas for cubbies or mailboxes? I have a unit for 20, but will have a few extra students this year and am not sure what to do. I can't really afford a whole new unit, but want a uniform look.
     
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    I'm so glad you posted this; I have a similar dilemma as well. I went to Mardel and got two of those filetastic things that have 12 slots each. My plan is to have them on the wall with each slot numbered. They were only $5.00 each. Another teacher on my grade level did they same thing. The tricky part is making sure the kids can easily get what will be put inside of them. I hope this helps!
     
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    I put a white label with a number on the inside side of each cubby. That way I don't have to relabel each year. You could also write their name on the label.
     
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    The year that I had nothing I made these to use for storage shelves and cubbies in my room. If you're looking for an easy mailbox system I think this idea would work really well. I use this for puzzles but many people have said they use them for mailboxes. Cheap, easy, and free :) If your mailboxes don't need to be very tall then you could also use pizza boxes in the same way, just cut off one end. My local pizza place is always happy to donate boxes.
     
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    Thank You!
     
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    Great ideas! Thanks for posting....I def needed some ideas

     

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