Every center is supposed to have opportunities for literacy. Do my kids daily look through books for ideas and sketch them out on this notepad? Ha, NO. But have I seen the books open? Yes. Over the course of the year, has that notepad eventually become full of doodles and words? Yes.
I use these no-sew pockets that I made around my room for notepads and pencils, and I use planting pots for books. This set up is in the block center.
I'm not much of a step by step instruction kind of gal, so here's another blogger that wrote a tutorial on the circle pockets!