Sunday, October 14, 2012

Our Classroom this year.... Fall 2012

This summer I spent a lot of time organizing (with some help!) our school room.... this year Ryleigh is in Kindergarten and Braeden is doing Preschool (I have 6 for his class....half are 3... the other half are 2...so some tot school aspects)... I always like to check out what other peoples rooms look like so I thought I would do a post on mine....

Starting from the edge of the couch (which is the "divider" between the school room and the other half of the basement)... Wire shelves hold "dirty bin"- where we put the dirty paint brushes, etc., trays, tabletop pocket charts, individual games, tot school hands on learning felt alphabet, cones and bean bags.... then the closet that holds my school supplies and curriculum... perhaps a post on that later.... pocket calendar... directly under that curriculum we are currently using, my supply 10 drawer system, and Ryleigh's 10 drawer workbox system...
Calendar (as described above, bulletin board for circle time, flag, storage pencil cases (from the dollar store) that hold weather, number, shape, letter, etc. velcro pieces. under that is where our themed sensory bin lives... and under that is the bin cubby for the kids to keep their supplies in... they have their names and decorations on them... the door in this picture is another closet (not school related)...
 For circle time: weather, seasons, days of the week, sight words, letter, shape, number, letter of the week...
 Wide view of the corner of the classroom... includes Braeden's All About Reading Pre-Level 1 posters...
 Posters, stairs... file folder games.... white door is laundry room (very convenient to throw loads in between directions!)
 Another view of this side of the room...we use carpet pieces from Ikea for our circle and story time...
 The other side of the room.... door is the laundry room... then book area...manipulative storage (more on that below, number pocket chart, sight word pocket chart, Map of NY, Ryleigh's board for All About Reading... Tables for the kids...
 This one includes a view of the Chica Chica Tree...and the USA map.... next to the Chica Tree is a bathroom... very handy for the little ones... and great when they need to wash hands after painting!
 A close up look of our bookshelf... It holds the pencil sharpener, alphabet box, Ryleigh's shoe to practice tying, the mailbox for postcards... underneath it holds music instruments, math manipulative s  handwriting without tears, fine motor skill manipulative s... and our science test tubes...

To see what others are doing this week or for school check out:
Tot School with 1+1+1=1
Preschool Corner with Homeschool Creations
Weekly Wrap-up with Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers

9 comments:

Erika said...

It looks great! I'm in the process of re-organizing our room. Yea! :)

Nicole @ The Kavanaugh Report said...

Looks really great! I love those tables.

Nicole @ The Kavanaugh Report said...

Looks really great! I love those tables.

Becky Marie said...

Awesome room! Where did you get the little tables?

sbswtp said...

Thanks everyone! I got the tables from BJs... they are adjustable!!

Deb Chitwood said...

Great job ... I love how clean and organized your classroom looks! Happily visiting from Preschool Corner. Deb @ LivingMontessoriNow.com

Full Time Wife Life said...

Looks awesome! Wish I had that much space!!!

Our Side of the Mountain said...

A great room! And I love that you did totally clutter it up. Some rooms I see have some must stuff everywhere, even on the walls, that I just don't know how young kids can concentrate! LOL

Mary said...

Looks great!