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Get organized at home or in your classroom. Use this organizer to keep notes, papers, pictures, and more sorted and easy to find. If you like this craft, check out our Pencil Case craft

What You’ll Need:
*Red and green craft paper
*Dowel rod or new unsharpened pencil
*Black marker
*Scissors
*Glue
*Yellow Ribbon, one yard
*Yard stick
*Clothes pins
*Red paint (optional)
*Yarn

Preparation:
*Talk with your kids about the importance of being organized, especially for school. Talk about how you will use this organizer at home or in your classroom.

Activity:
*Draw and cut out an apple from the red paper. Cut a hole in to apple for the worm to peek out.
*Cut out two leaves and a worm from the green paper.
*Glue the worm to the back of the apple, so that it sticks out the hole. Glue the leaves in place. Allow to dry.
*Using the yard stick as a guide, mark each inch on the ribbon with the black marker.
*Mark the center of the dowel rod and glue the ribbon so that it is centered. Tie some yarn to each end of the rod for hanging.
*Glue the apple to the top of the ribbon.
*Paint the clothespins red or glue strips of red paper to the clothes pins. Allow to dry and clip them onto the ribbon.
*Send us a picture of your kids and their organizers and we may post it to our site! info@mycalendarmaker.com.

Suggested Resources:
*Jean Pocket Organizers: Another great way to keep organized from My Activity Maker
*Jean Tote Bag: a fun tote bag made from an old jean skirt to keep your school supplies or other personal items from My Activity Maker

This activity can be found in the Arts & Crafts section of our site.