We live in 1,000 square foot home so space is limited to say the least. Our homeschool room is actually a multipurpose room. It is our dining room as well as my office. I run a business from home so this room is equipped for triple duty action.
My biggest tip for having a room that has to serve many purposes is to organize, organize, organize. You will see that in our homeschool room everything has a place and a purpose. It is also critical that things get put back in their places so that we don’t lose any function in the room. For example, when the school day is over we put away all of our school and business things so that we can use the table for dinner time.
Now, it’s true that you do not need a classroom in order to homeschool but, for our family we found that it is best to have one. It helps my daughter to get into school mode. We do, however, school throughout our entire house. We may do reading in the living room or math in one of the bedrooms but the school room is where we do most of our studies. Everything we need is in one space and it just sparks imagination and learning for us. Read More