Thursday, September 2, 2010

First Day of School 2010

Here is a little peak into our "school room". It is located in our "three season room", right off the kitchen.
Let's grab a cup of coffee on our way out and I will show you around.Looking straight ahead
we see...the "reading nook"...that is my desk.
Here is a close up. Our "learning to tell time " basket on the left, a variety of music and our books on tape along with the cd player and the basket on top of it holds the book marks.To the left of my desk is the poetry, history,math and craft books.To the left of the doorway is the storage cabinets and the girl's desks.To the right of the doorway is the chalkboard and our alphabet and picture dictionary books as well as a few "easy readers" in a basket on top of the storage boxes for the blocks and extra dollhouse accessories.My craft bags in a wire bin and some learning games and such. The "science" area, including our nature table and fish tank.

Above the fish tank are magnifying glasses, magnets, various field guides, the
microscope, and slides. Our nature table is set up for summer..shells ..seed pods, crab shells and "mermaids purse"
from our trips "down the shore ".

The middle of the room still holds the doll houses and the mini trampolene.
We began our first day of 3rd Grade for Princess and Kindergarten for Peanut on September 1st.
The day began with...cake. Both girls were very excited to begin the school year.
Seated at the little vintage school desks I purchased on Craigs list...they were
delighted to get their new school supplies organized.
I have to admit, the room smelled deliciously like new crayons and glue! lol
The "official" first day of school picture.
I am slowly easing into the new year here in our corner of the Garden State.
I hope you have enjoyed this peak into our school room.I am glad to get back into
blogging, and now I need to refill my cup of coffee and visit all my favorite bloggers.
Happy Homeschooling !! ((BIG HUGS)) KateinNJ


Gottfredsen said...

Ohh I am so glad that you are back blogging. I miss seeing what you guys have been up to. That is great that you have Peanut for the schooling to, it must be nice for P to have a friend to do school with. Looking foward to seeing all of their activities.

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness. Your daughter has gotten so tall. Wow!!! I hope you have a great school year.

Monica said...

hm, not sure my comment worked. ??

Kate in NJ said...

Hi Monica,

Not sure..I hope I didn't delete it in the "spam"...I had so many comments waiting for moderation..which I forgot I set up.
:-( Sorry about that!!

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