This week was School Room Week.. and after seeing some of the blog entries and beautiful home school rooms, I was hesitant to even post lol! There are some wonderful home school rooms out there! Some very creative Mamas, and some beautiful spaces! Ohhhh how I dream and pray one day to have a home school room created solely for school! But for now, I decided it was okay to share our little space! You see, my family and I moved to campus of Bible college in January for my husband to pursue a ministry degree, so now my family of six is living in a two bedroom campus apartment! So naturally, we don't have the space that a lot of families have. However, I'm certain that I'm not the only home school Mommy who has a small space to make home in, so I thought perhaps this could be an encouragement to other Mommies!
Ladies and gentlemen, here is our school room, lol. It's also our dining room, and our living room. One in the same.
This table serves as the school table, the board game table, the dinner table, the gathering place, and a lot of times extra seating when we have extra company! We make this smaller space work for this season in life, and we enjoy it!
This is basically our home school world! In one cubical! LOL
I purchased this 9 block cubical back in January, and its been the greatest thing ever! It literally holds EVERYTHING. Each of my 3 school-age kids have their own section to stack books as well as their own colorful cube to put their school work and pencils in. There's also a box for the little guy. The clear plastic drawers beside it hold all of our extras.. extra folders, paper, construction paper... all of the little things that you could possibly need! We also have a map of the US since we are studying US History, a chart of the presidents, our white board that has seen better days, and our calendar that tells the day/month/season/time/weather all in one! This is very functional especially for our limited space!
This is our reading nook/art display area! I love the kids bookshelf because it displays all of our favorite books forward facing, prompting impromptu reading times throughout the day and making choices easier at night! We also have another bookshelf in the corner.. and this is about half of our books. The rest are in baskets/bookshelves throughout the house. Books are very important, both to our home school and just to our life in general!
So there you have it! Home schooling three kids in a very small space! I'd love to see how you utilize the areas that you have been blessed with for this season of your life!