Wow! I have to admit that it does look quite idyllic and those posters are fantastic (I wouldn't mind the fungi and shell ones myself!)..
That is fantastic!
I do love those posters especially the antique style maps and I have to say I love the 'writing on the wall'. It is appealing but one thing bothers me.... the rooms are starting to look like classrooms in a school rather than a home. It also reminded me of a public library! I've seen a few 'school rooms' designed for younger children that resemble day care centres. I know my husband would hate for our home to start looking like a schoolhouse rather than a home. I suppose it is the motivation behind setting up a room like this - is it to make mum feel better, she feels validated and doing 'proper school' if her home looks more like a classroom and she has tons of educational resources on show?Most of us do not have a room of that size to turn into a 'school' room. No reason why the world map can't go into a child's room, posters of eggs could be in a living room or hallway, baskets of shells in the bathroom - so the whole house essentially becomes a learning environment without all of the 'educational clutter.' I would pick out elements from these pictures to inspire me but not allow myself to feel inadequate or that I even need to have an environment like this to teach in and if I had the space and money would I do it? Hope I have not thrown a spanner in the works but wonder if any other home educators are bothered by the trend I see for 'trendy' school rooms - is Pottery Barn to blame? I think some of the pics around are from catalogues and are not real homes!You have given me much food for thought today Saminda!
I'll second that one thing.WOW!
It is a lovely, peaceful environment for sure. I like how they repurposed a lot of things they already had.I do think I would have fun learning at your home too!
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