setting up a school room : share pictures if you have them!

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setting up a school room : share pictures if you have them!

Postby oceandaughter » Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:24 pm

We are pretty relaxed homeschoolers (somewhere in between unschooling and the Well Trained Mind) but we would like to set up a classroom/art studio/ playroom in this former (large) rectangular shaped laundry room. The washer and dryer are out of there now. We have four desks from the Salvation Army that I think were originally in the local public schools that I plan on arranging so that it is like a big table. (Does that make sense?) I also plan on painting one of the walls with chalkboard paint (the shorter end of the rectangle) and putting a tv and futon in there. (It will also be my partner's sound room to show off to buddies from work or whatever.) I will put my massive collection of children's books and nonfiction books in there as well. (I have a bit of a book habit.) I would like to make it as baby proof as possible also.

So, I'm looking for inspiration. What is a must have for y'all? I know the basics: globe, maps, art supplies, books. But what are must haves and can you give me any organization tips.

Pictures of your own school room would be cool, too.

J

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Postby frogguruami » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:42 am

http://s134.photobucket.com/albums/q90/frogguruami/

Here are some pics of ours. We have a different table now and an extra bookcase but the set up is still pretty much the same.
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Postby Calla_Dragon » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:58 am

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

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Postby 3GiftsFromGod » Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:18 pm

WOW Calla, Nice!


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