Last year was the first year that I organized math centers into tubs. Before the centers were in folders or envelopes and the kids were responsible for getting all the supplies necessary for the center. Why didn't I use tubs before?! It was so much better!
The only thing I didn't really love was the fact that they were a little bigger than they needed to be and didn't really fit on the shelf well without manhandling them.
So I recently bought this kind of tub. Its size should work better with the shelf and free up some room for other things since my classroom is the size of a closet. Even though they are smaller, I will still be able to fit the the paper and other supplies necessary for math centers very easily.
I got them at Walmart and they were about $4, I think.
The labels for my other tubs are too big to fit on these, so of course I had to make new ones with a fun chevron background pattern.
They are made to fit right here specifically on this container.
As I was taking the picture I realized that after I laminated these labels they would be too wide to fit, so I made the labels narrower in width. Each label is 2" high and 2.75" wide.
I put these labels in my TpT shop for you for free! Click on the picture to get yours.
I'm thinking I need some more of these containers for English/Language Arts centers.
And then, I'll need more labels. . .