First, eyeball how long your velcro strips will be and cut to size. Choose either the rough OR soft but make sure to cut the same "texture" for mounting on the top of the binder and each page.
I chose the "rough".
I used the label sheet for the folders to decide on the right size pages.
Cut your folders in half first.
Then cut to desired size.
Make sure they fit, then hole punch. Er, it is a bit tricky to line it up.
I made marks with a pen.
(Make sure your binder surface is clean!)
Mount your velcro on the front.
And on each page.
I created a table in MS Word, making sure each row/column was 2x2 inches.
I inserted pictures of AJ's things and also used general images from online.
I cut red pieces of cardstock 2.25x2.25 inches to back the photos. Red is the color AJ is drawn to.
I ran the pictures through my laminator
I then cut them, cut squares of "soft" velcro and placed
a square on the back of each picture.
Here, I've put them into categories.
When we first started, they were all mixed together.
And finally, here are some photos of my little man