Tuesday, March 20, 2012


We love books! If there is one thing classical home educators collect (aside from math manipulatives) it is books, right?  So then the question becomes where and how to best store them.  After cataloguing your home library, how about building some bookshelves out of rain gutters?  Look in our kindergarten classroom:

photo by Joy Newman

photo by Joy Newman

Rain gutter shelves are easy and fairly inexpensive to install and the book covers are visible. No more looking for that one book among the others.  Here is an easy tutorial.

Take a look at some other fun bookshelf ideas:

How do you make your books easily accessible to your family?

1 comment:

Amy Calloway said...

I love these ideas. Thanks Joy!