Thursday, June 7, 2012

Communication Folders

One of the best things I did last year was having a communication folder.  I created a SAFARI folder for my classroom since I had a jungle theme last year. 


It was a great way to always make sure that my students had their homework and their spelling word list.  I also put in blank paper so parents could write to me if needed.  Here are some sample pages from my SAFARI folder last year.
After creating my SAFARI folder last year, I created a lot of different themes as well.
{If you have purchased one of these already, you may want to go and redownload it.  I have added a couple more pages that you can edit to fit your needs.}














You can find all of these at my Teachers Pay Teachers or Teachers Notebook shop.


I plan on making more themes this summer.  If you have a specific request, please let me know and I'll add it to my list.  {I know I will not get to everyone's request, but I will do the most popular ones and ones I have, or can get, clip art for.}

25 comments:

  1. These look great. I love how all of them have a different saying that goes with each letter of the title :) Thanks for sharing.

    Heidi
    My (Not So) Elementary Life
    mynotsoelementarylife@yahoo.com

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  2. I love these! Would you be willing to make a DOT binder??? :)

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  3. Your Communication Folders look great, Jodi! :) They're so cute!!

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  4. Love these!! Can you do your pages with the frog binder theme? Thanks so much!

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  5. These are awesome! As part of AYP school improvement in my school, we have to list any parent contact we have with our parents...this would be wonderful to help me add to that and keep my parents informed!

    Haley
    Following Optimism in 2nd Grade

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  6. I would like a cupcake themed cover. See acronym below. Thanks!

    Convenient
    Utensil
    for
    Parent
    Communication
    And
    Keep
    Everyday

    Courtney
    3rd Grade Sprinkles
    courtneyice1@gmail.com

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  7. I love these folders! I am going to go check them out now!!!

    ~Ashley~

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  8. I just wanted to let you know that I bought & used your PIRATE themed notebook pack and it was awesome for this year!! I loved it!!

    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  10. Hey Jodi! I LOVE this! I just finished my first year of first grade and I now know I want one of these! My room theme is the Circus or the Big Top. So anything with red, blue, and yellow, animals, and red/white stripes. Let me know if you end up making a Circus themed one! Thanks so much!
    -Bridgette
    bridgettenicole.blogspot.com

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  11. I have been doing something similar the last couple of years. this year I was thinking of adding spelling lists for the whole year. some parents like to get a jump start with their children. I'm going to check out your themes, yours look so much nicer than what I did.

    I am a follower of your and would love for you to follow me.

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  12. Last was the first year I didn't do a communication folder and I felt lost without it! Thanks for sharing all your different designs! :)
    Lisa
    Stories From Second

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  13. My request would be for a DOT binder or a ladybug theme.

    Misty
    Think, Wonder, & Teach

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  14. I love your communication folders! I would love an owl theme one if you had a chance to create one.

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  15. I would love an owl theme! These are great!
    Jenny

    Owl Things First

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  16. LOVE these folders! I have a Dr. Seuss theme in my first grade class, so if you get around to making one along these lines, I would love to get one!

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  17. My team have been using the communication binders and I absolutely love their effectiveness! I may be swayed to purchase yours if you offered a turtle theme.

    Teaching
    Us
    Responsibility
    To
    Learn
    Everyday

    Thanks!

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  18. I second the TURTLE binder! I used that theme this year !

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  19. I would also love to see a Dr. Seuss theme!

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  20. Fruit theme please! My second year of first grade and I'm getting a Smartboard! I'm soooooo excited!

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  21. I love learning more about your blog! I am your newest follower and would love if you'd follow me back at theteachingqueen.blogspot.com/2012!!!

    :) Melanie

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  22. This is great! Hope to get the turtle one for my kindergarten classroom!

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