revealing the room: the caddy

art caddy This past weekend we finished a few more things to this new and improved room for the kids.  I still can't decide what to call it.  It is a place to explore, a place for learning, a place for creating, and a place to inspire.  So in unveiling the room to you, I want to do it piece by piece.  One of the most importnat new pieces of this room is the art/writing caddy.   And I can tell you, it is a much loved new addition around here.

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The art/writing caddy had to be easy (and quick) to move with Ainsleigh and Annabelle's itch to decorate our walls.  This wooden caddy I found was inspiring enough to keep me on the look out for something similar.  I found ours at Target as a utensil caddy.

What's inside:

-markers

-writing pencils and erasers for little hands (from this post)

-freshly sharpened colored pencils

-scissors

-paper

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What I still want to add:

-an alphabet card for referring to

-handmade lined paper for child letter writing

-cards on a ring of all of the family members' names (for referring to, as well)

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We love, love, love the caddy.  It is moved quite often to different spaces and will be moving outside, I am sure, as things keep warming up.  And I'm sure the carefully chosen items inside will grow with the kids, as well.

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Here's a sneak peak of tomorrow's unveiling.  Something so, so, so cool that now are stocked on our bookcase for the kids.

See you tomorrow!