Of course, the kids can and do learn all over the house, and beyond, but this is our main Learning Room. The maps and calendar are hung up higher than child-friendly height, but since we have a toddler, it’s necessary. The little desk in the corner is a great place to spread out a project.
Below, shelves of books, activities and toys. Each child has a stack on the upper shelf of games or puzzles that highlight the skills they are working on currently. I also keep a stack of handwriting and math things there that I can easily grab. Toys are on the lower shelves for my toddler.
This cabinet holds our seasonal books and not much else right now, as Love Bug likes to empty it out. On top of the cabinet is our toad habitat as well as my spinning organizer, which holds the books and supplies we are using for the week, some basic office supplies for me and extra file folder games and crafts, if one of the kids asks for more to do. Our white board is mostly used to hang things that we are currently working on from magnets.
Below, a low table is the perfect place for me to leave something out for Love Bug to discover each day. On this particular day, it was our Aqua Doodle mat with a small bowl of water and a paint brush.
Our Learning Room is the formal dining room of our house, but we’ve always used it for the kids. It started as our playroom before being transformed, a bit at a time, into our Learning Room. We’ve now dedicated a corner off of the kitchen for some toys and the rest are down in the basement. I rotate the toys from the basement periodically with the toys that are not being played with upstairs.