Old Plastic Milk crates, zip ties, and pallet wood made a simple desk with storage for me. Diy, reuse, remake, reclaim, salvage, recycle, reduce, waste not want not. Free stuff makes for a quick project
DIY classroom library crate benches- A neat way to save space in the classroom through efficient use of supplies. It would be a good idea to combine these with bookshelves, but to have the crates serve as the "readers corner." You could label the crates according to students reading level and have the crates be the go-to for "leveled reading" book selection. The rest of the library could be organized by genre.
I used standard (repurposed and free) plastic milk crates, plastic wall anchors (rated for holding 75 lbs each), and fender washers to hold the crates and books in place. One huge benefit of using found materials is that I could always procure more and ad… More