1. Identify Goals: The goal was to provide a place where Maia would have access to some of her books, supplies and treasures to play with in my office while I worked.
2. Gather Items:
Some of her favorite books...
|Since I was going to have to see them a lot, I chose some of my favorites too!|
...and some of her favorite toys and treasures...
|Tea parties are routine!|
3&4. Assess and Install:
then arrange them on two of the lower shelves in the bookcase
in an easy-to-grab and aesthetically pleasing way.
|The two baskets on the lower shelves make great storage for smaller,|
less attractive items. In my office these are dedicated to my projects
but can easily be employed for kids' use if need be.
For the other two shelves, I gather kid-friendly office supplies...
|How many promotional notepads come your way? Kids love 'em!|
|How about promotional mail labels, cards and stickers? Toss those in too!|
Tuck them all in an easy-to-tote box and you've got a nice little office kit.
She can spend long periods of time putting "mail" together.
and arrange it all within her reach.
|Include a small spiral-wire photo holder where smaller works of art |
can be regularly updated and displayed!
Let's get busy!
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