August 25, 2010

The Reading Area

I have had many people comment on my reading area.  I am blessed with a very large classroom, and have the space to create a reading area.  I know that many do not have this kind of space.  HOWEVER!  I think if you have a room...you can make your space work for you so you can have a small area.  I read to my kindergarten students every time they come in...so it is important to me to have it.  I also have a large section of art related books, animal books, season based books..etc. 
All great for students to look at if they have a question about what something looks like.
Best reason of all........I LOVE KIDS BOOKS!!!!!!

6 comments:

  1. I had a reading corner in my art room for the same reasons. I also had some art games and sculptural toys so when kids finished early they had something to keep them occupied. Love it!

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  2. Awesome! Great spot for reading :)

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  3. love your reading area!! where did you get the large pencil and crayon--love them too!

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  4. Mum2Maggie....I got them at Dollar General. They don't have them all the time though. I've not seen them recently. They are piggy banks.

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  5. Lovely! If only we could have this in our home!

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  6. Yes, I have a reading area in my classroom and I read to my younger students nearly every class time.
    You have a neat area for reading!
    Ginny
    wkeartsmarts.blogspot.com

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