Chickenwire Boxes :: TUTORIAL :: DIY WIRE BASKETS ::Just hardware cloth (comes in rolls, either or openings, very sturdy & rigid w/ a patina as it's usually zinc coated. Easy- just chickenwire & pliers.
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Home Depot will cut composition books for you for free. Give each student a half. It's great for writing journals in, uses and wastes less paper, and is less intimidating when you ask them to write a page-worth of material! So clever!