9 Awesome DIY Ideas for Kids Bookshelves

9 Awesome DIY Kids Bookshelves

My girls have a lot of books and I have been looking for shelving options for a narrow hallway so that I can store some books that I need to put away until AJ is a little older. As I was searching Pinterest for inspiration, I came across so many fabulous DIY ideas for children's bookshelves that I … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Art Happens Here


A peek inside a reader's play space... We just bought a new art table for the girls. It is a big, proper desk that is very red. It has pretty pencils on top, a place to display creations, plenty of storage, and is in a nice, sunny spot. I see years of drawing, painting, cutting, and … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Home is where the play is…

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A peek inside a reader's play space... I live with my husband and our two year old daughter, Charlotte, in Adelaide, Austalia. We have one shared living space, so our play room is also our lounge and dining room. We have created little nooks and hidey holes for Charlotte to play, read and create. … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Creating and Learning All-in-one

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A peek inside a reader's play space... This space used to be littered with the latest toys. My 4 year old and 2 year old had a hard time keeping it picked up. We soon realized it was because they were overwhelmed by all the toys, so we simplified the space. They have a desk for writing, a bookcase … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Miss E’s Bedroom


A peek inside a reader's play space... Our four year old daughter's bedroom is a space for quiet play and relaxation. For that reason, we keep most toys out of her room. There is a doll house, that my daughter calls a cat house, for imaginative play with her animal figurines. Shelving displays … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Our Playhouse


A peek inside a reader's play space... I'm Jackie, and I run a home daycare. We spend a lot of time outdoors in good weather, and our playhouse, with a sandbox underneath has always been a favourite place to play. This past spring, after being inspired by the beautiful outdoor play spaces on Let … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Minimalist Fun

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A peek inside a reader's play space... Our family is a big believer in the idea that less is more. We have worked to simplify our home in many ways, and that includes our daughter's play area. We find that when she has fewer toys available she is more focused in her play. She really takes her … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: Our Play (and Learn) Room


A peek inside a reader's play space... We use this room for everything from crafts to hide and seek. It gets my kids up and away from the tv, the books beg to be read, there is almost always art supplies out, and so many toys... When we moved into this house we opted to buy a nice sofa bed … [Read more...]