Desk Disaster! An Organization Tip

Hi everyone,

Do you struggle with getting your kidlettes to keep their desks in a straight line? Sometimes, I feel like my students have changed my perfectly planned desk arrangement to their very own mess! We always start each day with a super tidy classroom but, by the end of they day, it always looks like our desks had a party and we weren't invited! HA!

Last week, I decided to help my little ones by using an old trick. Sometimes, an old trick goes a long way! In this case, this old trick helps keep me sane! 

I placed the desks EXACTLY where I wanted them. I then used tape to make guidelines on the floor and VOILA! We now have a classroom with desks that STAY IN PLACE! 





I hope this little trick will help some of you!

Later gators,


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6 comments

  1. ....yay, it is not just me... I'm going to try this :)

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  2. I was just talking about this with one of my co-workers! They are constantly moving their desks - drives me crazy! I may try this trick. Although our janitors get a little grumpy when we put tape on the floor. Hopefully I don't get in trouble!

    Sara :)
    The Colorful Apple

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  3. This is a great idea for a tiled room! My room has carpet, and we've been forbidden from putting tape on the floor. Last year I decided to use zip ties to attach my desks together. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made.

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  4. I have a carpet floor as well. I use the hook part of velcro. I bought it in one huge roll and cut it to size.

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  5. What type of tape did you use? I'm concerned that it will come up too easily when the floor gets swept, cleaned etc.

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