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Not Back To School Blog Hop–Homeschool Room Week

Not Back to School Blog Hop

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I  admit it.  I DON’T love my homeschool room.  Whew.  Glad I got that off my chest. 

You see… I don’t have a homeschool room.  Like a lot of people out there, our house is just too small to make room for all of us to sleep, eat, play, work and school.  A big portion of our basement is dedicated to our home office, where my husband and I run our business.  The other small area is for laundry and storage.  The house is three bedrooms which is great (we had no kids when we moved here!) but they are all filled up with kids now!  So where do we school? 

Anywhere we can! 

We use the dining table as our flat spot for writing.  We use our couch for reading together, or alone.  We use our back yard for art, nature studies, science lessons (too many trees for that solar oven to work, though!) and more reading.  We’ve even used our windows accessible from the back deck as white boards. 

Dry erase markers + windows = fun math time!

Another Gift For You!

(Opens in a new window so you don’t lose your current page. ♥ ENJOY!)


But then there’s all the STUFF that comes with homeschooling.  Books, papers, plans, record keeping, manipulatives, organizing, workboxes…  Where do we keep it all? 

The coat closet of course.  Smile 

I wrote in detail last year all about how we took our ex-coat closet and turned it into our homeschool hub.  Most everything we need and use is in that closet, including our workbox drawers (I have an advantage over some, here: I use one set of boxes for three kids!)  You can read the details of how I set it all up here. 

Oh, how I long for a homeschool room with walls, floor space, individual space for the kids to work… Maybe someday! Winking smile

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About the Author Sandra Modersohn

Sandra Modersohn is a devoted wife, mother, and homeschooler. She loves great graphic design and has a passion for creating beautiful and useful printable materials for children. Little Learning Lovies where she shares her creations with the world. She can be found on Facebook and Twitter, Pinterest and, of course, at the Little Learning Lovies Blog and Store.

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Angela says 8 years ago

Love the window idea! I’m going to surprise my kids by letting them do that sometime. Thanks for the idea- I always love it when I get to be the “cool” mom.
Love your blog design…so cute and happy!

    treblesand says 8 years ago

    Isn’t it so fun to surprise them with stuff like that? One of my favorite things to do 🙂 And thanks for the compliment about the blog design. I’m rather fond of it myself. Makes me smile! 🙂

Jackie Gallagher says 8 years ago

What an amazing idea to use the windows as dry erase boards!!! I’ve never heard of that!! I’m totally going to give it a try…I guarantee my boys will absolutely LOVE it too!!

    treblesand says 8 years ago

    It is seriously fun…. I’ll be doing a little post about that soon, but I wanted to share it now since it’s a great, easy way to add interest to otherwise less than fun subjects! 🙂 Glad you like the idea!

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