Welcome back to Week 2 of the Not Back-to-School Blog Hop. This week the NBTS blog hop features blogging-mom’s school rooms, converted work spaces, or dining room tables……the place where we, as teacher’s, mom’s, and boo-boo-kissers settle to complete our academics!
My school is featured below, but don’t forget to check out where others are doing school too - School Rooms
Our school room is in the basement. It’s a little chilly sometimes but I enjoy a dedicated spot to preformed our academics. I can walk upstairs away from the clutter, books, and fun to a kitchen full of dirty dishes.
Are you ready for the tour? Put on your slippers, the floor is cool.
Welcome to where our school work is done. The tall desk with the green chair is mine… it rolls all over! wheeeeeeeee The girls work at the glass covered table and the little brown desk.
This is where the “bad student” sits… not really. It is a walk in closet / storage area where the door shuts. This is where one of the girls will sit for an independent lesson, like math, or a quiet area.
Next is our All About Spelling work area! I have an old coffee table with a magnetic dry eraser board set on it. Simple huh?
There is a rug under this table to warm your toes!
Now, let’s look at our Morning Board. This is what makes the girls race to get ready in the mornings to start school FIRST. Whoever is late for school does not get to participate in the fun activities….. when mom is late she is disciplined too…15 less minutes of blogging time in the evening (eek!).
A few of our activities on the Morning Board: “First 100 days of school”, color of the day, “Make the Date” (with coins), Calendar, Tally marks for the date, Weather chart, Today-tomorrow-yesterday, phone number, address, and more!
More of our Morning Board: Bible verse of the week, Books of the Bible memory time, Pledge of Allegiance, Tooth chart, Birthdays of the month, States we plan to drop by this year with our MFW Adventures studies, and Seasons…..wheeeeee I’m out of breath! Are you ready to move on?
Now for our Workboxes… customized to fit our school room needs! We do drawers… 12”x12” scrapbooking size (hope to use them for that one day). I got them from Hobby Lobby and Target.. on sale of course for only $10 a 3- drawer set.
Our Workbox toppers…. which include our readers for the week and memory verse copywork pages! Aren’t the baskets cute? Got them on sale at Hobby Lobby.
Look up now… it’s our AAS cards and sight words.
Now are you ready for this?! I spend ENDLESS HOURS…. in the basement of course, putting together our Workbox Cards for these grid pages….can I say… I LOVE THEM. I hope my kids do too. We start school tomorrow!
On the shelf behind the workbox cards are the school supply totes. They are filled with an endless supply of pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, and glue… NO excuse for NOT having a pencil this year! They will be getting more pencils for Christmas this year too! Smart huh? The totes only cost $2.50 at Target.
Off to our MFW Adventures Book Basket.. watch out it is just below your feet!
Hope you enjoyed your visit!
Don’t forget to drop by more school rooms from the NBTS Blog Hop!
Stop back next week to view our lovely students starting Kindergarten and 2nd Grade!
Check out our curriculum choices here
Check out our workboxes and MFW Adventures lessons in more detail here
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See you next week!