Bee Books

Bee Books

Bee books are organizational binders for students.  They replace the typical “take home folder” that is sent home every night and returned the next school day.  These folders include a wealth of resources for families to utilize, and they help keep students, parents, and teachers organized too! 

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We store our Bee Books on a corner shelf.  The corner shelf was from Wal-Mart, and was found in the hardware section.  Its original design was intended to be used for storing rakes, shovels, brooms, and other garage items.  It works great as a binder holder, corner shelf too!  Students bring in their Bee Book every morning and store them there.  Students generally are trained to take out any notes, homework, money, and their leveled reader.  They then put them on the shelf neatly.  

download-icon Download or View Bee Book Inserts

shopping Alphabet Study Buddy

shopping Hundreds Chart Study Buddy

shopping Book Pouches

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  • Wanda
    November 21, 2014 at 8:53 am

    Loved the BEE binders, except I used plastic folders and used to call them Champ Folders. I also used page protectors to change any sheet that was already full. Did this since 2007. Thanks JM!

  • Kathy
    December 28, 2014 at 5:26 pm

    I love all the tip helpers on the inside of folder. What are they made of and how did you get them to adhere? They look a lot like shipping labels, but I’ve had problems getting those to stick in the poly folders. Any advice? I’m switching my folders over in January and was planning on Friday folders as required at our school. In the past I used laminated paper folders that we customized covers to fit our style and classroom themes. I look forward to a new more purposeful folder with some reading/phonics tip sheets based loosely from anchor charts, as well as some of your great ideas. Hope you can help and look forward to hearing from you.

    • admin
      January 17, 2015 at 6:33 pm

      Surprisingly they do OK, with a little training for my kiddos. I teach them that we can’t TOSS or SLAM the folders to the tables, bins, or floor. This year it seems the BEE books have taken a turn for the worse, meaning they don’t last very long. In part it’s because the materials seem to be less than superior as in year’s past (zipper pouches, pencil pouches, 3-pronged folders). I don’t recreate the entire Bee Book if it gets destroyed. The add-ons are definitely labels. Shipping labels to be exact. They are available for download (see download link in the blog post). If they seem to peel, I do add “book tape” (storage/box tape really). But interestingly enough….only to the name label on the outside of the folder. The inside labels seem to stick OK! Good luck with your folder creating!! =)

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