Monday, September 8, 2008

Homework Station

Already a week has gone by and we are well into the routine of school. Last week was easy—no homework. Today, I expect, will be different. In preparation, and in an effort to make the chore seamless, I have readied the kitchen drawer closest to “The Homework Counter” as a catch-all for Quinn’s supplies: pencils and sharpeners, erasers and highlighter pens, glue sticks and markers, notepads and rulers. {Note my cool use of an old cutlery tray. I replaced this icky blue one with a brilliant white version, which just makes my heart sing every time I open the cutlery drawer!}

So this afternoon, when he hops off the bus and trudges into the kitchen with a backpack full of word wall words and spelling sheets, Quinner can find everything he needs to get started right away, and do so without asking “Maaawwwm, where’s the ?-?-?”.

5 comments:

  1. You are soooo organized.....I think you should become a professional organizer too!!!
    I love your daily inspirational I HAVE NOT missed a day yet!!
    Keep them coming :)
    Luv
    Tammy Rintoul xoxo

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  2. Aw, Quinn is so lucky! I wish someone would do that for me. :)

    Finola

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  3. I love this idea. I've been thinking about putting together a homework supplies basket, since I don't have any drawer space to spare in the kitchen. In addition to all of your wonderful ideas to stock it with, I want to add plenty of notebook paper so it is always handy! Thanks for sharing. I'm sure you'll have much more effective afternoons due to that great drawer.

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  4. Joe you are so great! Will you please come organize my house for me. LOL :)

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  5. You are way to organized! Wow! BTW...I have a challenge for you. workoutmommy and I (mostly her) put together a 10 step workout....I want your feedback! Might even challenge you a bit! :)

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