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Crate bench with storage bins for students' journals... Super simple to make and not very costly. Supplies: milk crates (got them for free from Kroger), zip ties, plywood board, foam, fabric and matching storage drawers (from Lowes)

Crate bench with storage bins for students' journals. Super simple to make and not very costly. Supplies: milk crates (got them for free from Kroger), zip ties, plywood board, foam, fabric and matching storage drawers (from Lowes)

Adventures in Math - Tales of a 3rd Grade Teacher: Mission Organization: Making a Milk-Crate Bench

Adventures in Math - Tales of a Grade Teacher: Mission Organization: Making a Milk-Crate Bench

Crate stools: the perfect combination of extra seating and much needed storage.  This easy DIY project will brighten up your classroom décor and aid your classroom organization.

Classroom DIY: Crate Seats

Crate stools: the perfect combination of extra seating and much needed storage. This easy DIY project will brighten up your classroom décor and aid your classroom organization.

Milk Crate Book Storage and Reading Bench: one for Soren's room and one for @Stephanie Close Bishop and @Meredith Dlatt Grace's apartment!

DIY Ideas With Milk Crates or Wooden Crates

For the bench, just line up the desired amount of crates on their sides and zip tie them sideways first.  Once they are attached, place them on top of the wood to make the holes for the zip ties to hold the wood down.  IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO PUT THE ZIP TIES IN READY TO GO, BEFORE YOU PUT THE MEMORY FOAM ON TOP.  This will allow you to cover it with fabric and then attach the cushion to the crates.  (Make sure to staple far enough in that you will not have kiddos cutting their fingers on…

For the bench, just line up the desired amount of crates on their sides and zip tie them sideways first. Once they are attached, place them on top of the wood to make the holes for the zip ties to attach

Fifth Grade Frenzy: Crazy Crate Bench...I need to make one of these this summer!

Fifth Grade Frenzy: classroom organization Bench seat with storage crates and canvas baskets.

Adventures in Math - Tales of a 3rd Grade Teacher: Mission Organization: Making a Milk-Crate Bench

Adventures in Math - Tales of a Grade Teacher: Mission Organization: Making a Milk-Crate Bench

DIY Storage Bench with IKEA Shelf

DIY Storage Bench with IKEA Shelf

I'm pinning this for potental Lego storage beside a storage bench. ikea shelving unit with bench cushion - milk crates from land of nod

Vacations are done, teacher training has begun, and my kiddos come next Monday, so it's time to put my room together (tour coming soon!). ...

Adventures in Math - Tales of a Grade Teacher: Mission Organization: Making a Milk-Crate Bench

You have probably noticed by now how much I love working with wooden crates. It's amazing how much you can actually do with them. This time, I decided to create…

Do THIS with Home Depot crates to get gorgeous entryway storage