Sun, Sand & Second Grade: Classroom Project: Crate Bench Tutorial - Even has book storage!
Crate bench with storage bins for students' journals. Super simple to make and not very costly. Supplies: milk crates (got them for free from Kroger), zip ties, plywood board, foam, fabric and matching storage drawers (from Lowes)
Classroom DIY: Crate Seats
Crate stools: the perfect combination of extra seating and much needed storage. This easy DIY project will brighten up your classroom décor and aid your classroom organization.
Milk Crate Seating in the Classroom Library
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Sun, Sand & Second Grade: Classroom Project: Crate Bench Tutorial
Milk crates zip-tied together on their sides so that a bench seat fits on top and red bins from Lowe's can slide inside them. I don't have any milk crates, though. I also don't know what "zip-tied" means. I would use different colors.
Do THIS with Home Depot crates to get gorgeous entryway storage
Home Talks - Easy Crate Bench on Wheels
For the bench, just line up the desired amount of crates on their sides and zip tie them sideways first. Once they are attached, place them on top of the wood to make the holes for the zip ties to attach