Dollhouse Bookcase

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Summer reading! The school assignment that parents have a love-hate relationship with. My ten-year-old son loves to read and religiously reads every night before bed. He’s already knocked off two out of the four chapter books assigned! LOVE it! He does the reading on his own and enjoys it. My eight-year-old daughter, on the other hand, is still on her first book. HATE it! I have to pull every trick out to get her to read. I know what you’re thinking…maybe she struggles with reading. Nope! She is a really good reader, above grade level. So, I decided to involve her in creating a book corner in her room. She has a dollhouse in her room that was mine when I was a kid. She has stopped playing with it so we emptied it of the furniture, pushed it against the wall and used it as a bookshelf. We added a beanbag chair to the corner and Voila! A book corner where she can read or write in journals. She loves it and so far so good with the reading!

alanas bedroom
Dollhouse Before
Dollhouse After


2 thoughts on “Dollhouse Bookcase

    Alana said:
    July 30, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    My mom is very creative sense it was a new year and new ideas come so one idea was that we should use my dollhouse and make a little reading corner out of it!


      Danielle Beerli responded:
      July 31, 2015 at 3:10 pm

      Thanks, Alana! Hope you are enjoying your new reading corner!


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