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DIY bookmarks using paper clips, twist ties and labels

Carolina can't remember a time when she didn't love to craft. When she's not working at the computer, she's behind a sewing machine, wielding a glue gun, or chasing her two young boys. She loves visiting with her family, snuggles with he...

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

Track pages for lesson plans, or when reading the same book to several classes with these simple to make DIY bookmarks.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

You can make these bookmarks with supplies you already have around the house.

Supplies:

Paper clips
Twist ties
Labels
Markers

1. Wrap the twist tie around one end of the paper clip.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

2. Cut the labels in half.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

3. Wrap the label around the twist tie. Use the marker to write on the bookmark.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

4. Use scissors to round the corners, if you like.

5. Repeat for additional bookmarks.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

You can use the bookmarks to mark your stopping place in a single book for multiple class sessions — so you always know where to begin again. Or you can use the bookmarks for class lesson planning, marking a poem or passage you want to share with students each day of the week.

A super simple bookmark tutorial perfect for lesson plans

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