15+ EASY DIY HOMESCHOOL ROOM IDEAS FOR EFFECTIVE HOMESCHOOLING
Kids are back to school! For those of you who decided to homeschool your little one this year, you might be completely lost and/or overwhelmed – especially if this is your first time homeschooling or if you just can’t seem to figure out where to start.
Homeschooling can be overwhelming and it is a lot of work!
But the best thing that you can do to set your kids up for success (and yourself) is to create the perfect learning environment for your kiddos to thrive and soak up all the information you’re going to teach them.
Getting some homeschool room ideas to create a pleasant environment for your kids to learn in, is a great start!
So, take a deep breath, because you are about to learn how to DIY an effective homeschooling area with these 15+ homeschool room ideas – plus learn some homeschool DIY tricks and get some great advice from homeschooling experts.
#1 Homeschool Room Ideas for Every Kid!
From bright colors or Montessori-focused homeschool rooms to small closet classrooms, KidsKonnect has 8 awesome ideas that will inspire you and your kiddos to learn!
If you don’t have much space for a large homeschool room or if you want your child to be in a personalized room, this article has great ideas to help your child learn and grow in their homeschool environment.
#2 Easy DIY Homeschool Desk
Once you decide what type of homeschool room idea you love, you will want to start filling that room up with the necessary learning essentials.
One of the most important items for any homeschool room is a desk!
Check out this easy DIY homeschool desk that I made with a hardwood top. It is beautiful! However, if you’re on a budget – you can use wooden boards or plywood!
#3 Giant DIY Homeschool Chalkboard
Now, this is an absolute must for an effecting homeschool room! You need a giant chalkboard to give your kiddos proper lessons.
I made this one for myself because I am a visual learner, and this will help your little visual learner take their “mental photos” of all the things they learned!
#4 DIY Lazy Susan Pencil Holder
Now, your little one isn’t going to benefit much from all your teaching at the chalkboard without taking notes!
Add a little simplicity to their homeschool room with this DIY lazy susan pencil holder. I made it for almost the cost of nothing! You just need to find yourself a small wood log (which is free!), a lazy susan turntable, and a drill.
#5 Homeschool Storage Shelf
Now that you’ve got a place to store all the pens and pencils in your homeschool room, you’re going to need a place to keep everything else!
You will have paper, folders, binders, notebooks – and if you’re doing preschool and/or kindergarten at home, you will probably have learning toys, markers, paint, and more.
You will want to keep everything stored away and organized in order to avoid getting distracted controlling the chaos – which is why I built this shelf.
I love Montessori’s educational methods – so I created this Montessori-inspired shelf for my daughter’s toys, but it can be used for all kinds of storage and organization. And for all your homeschooling essentials.
#6 Homeschool Room Organization for Small Spaces
Now whether your homeschool room has a large shelf for organizing or you’re creating a smaller classroom in a closet, these organization ideas will help you get all your materials organized.
I show you how I organized my daughter’s toys with practical and easy storage methods. You can watch me organize her room here and get inspired to organize your homeschool room – or check out my post.
Either way, these toy organization techniques are a great way to keep your homeschool supplies organized too!
#7 DIY Dollar Store Homeschool Organization Hacks
If you’re on a budget, you can easily organize your homeschool room with these awesome DIY dollar store organization hacks.
Staying organized is so important for effective homeschooling – you’re going to want to take notes and make sure you keep everything in order.
#8 Homeschool Classroom Decorating Ideas
Now that we have mastered effectively building and organizing our homeschool classroom, let’s go on and talk about the fun stuff!
Decorating our homeschool classroom!
If you want a homeschool classroom that your little ones will love, you can decorate the classroom with different themes – such as dinosaurs, transport vehicles, or adorable woodland creatures!
#9 Homeschool Alphabet and Math Wall Decor
Let the walls of your homeschool teach your kids with these awesome mathematical and alphabet homeschool room wall prints.
These are great as preschool and kindergarten homeschool room decor with different animals or transport vehicles to teach your child the ABCs and counting!
Let your child learn with their imagination and get some of these affordable and cute prints to decorate your homeschool room.
#10 DIY Math Building Blocks
Now that you’ve got your room decorated for learning, let’s make some awesome learning toys for your little ones in homeschool!
I made this colorful wooden building blocks pyramid that can be used for learning and play.
Whether your little one uses these to build houses during their homeschool recess or you use them to teach addition, subtraction, or multiplication – these DIY wood building blocks are a great addition to any homeschool room.
#11 Printable Homeschool Alphabet Cards
Well, you have to teach your kids math and also teach them their letters! So, teach your kiddos the alphabet with these adorable alphabet cards!
They can choose from animals or transport vehicles to learn their ABCs and make your homeschooling job a little easier.
#12 DIY Backyard Playground with Climbing Wall for Homeschool Recess
All work and no play will drive kids crazy! You have to give their little brains a break during homeschool and let them enjoy some fun outside.
That is why I am sharing this DIY backyard playground with a climbing wall! That way your little one can enjoy recess in a playground right at home.
You can read how I made it here.
Or you can watch me make it here!
#13 Make Your Own Morning Basket
Now that you have built, organized, and decorated your homeschool room, I am going to share some tips and tricks on homeschooling!
One of the most effective homeschooling tricks is having a morning basket.
Ashley, from The Littles and Me, is a homeschooling pro – and she teaches you 5 steps to create a simple morning basket in this post. I love her ideas about making a simple morning basket to get your kid’s day off on the right track to learn.
#14 DIY Bulletin Boards
This DIY project will help keep you organized when it comes to the curriculum you are doing and your daily activities in the homeschool classroom.
You can make your own bulletin board in order to post the daily lesson plan, calendar, schedule, or your child’s progress!
#15 DIY Homeschool Planner
Lastly, I share advice from another homeschooling pro – Rebecca, from Homeschool On, highly recommends having a homeschool planner. A planner keeps you on track with your lesson plans, goals, and helps you manage your homeschooling time better!
She gives you simple tips to create your own DIY homeschool planner – so you can make your own planner to homeschool more peacefully and effectively.
Effective Homeschool Room Complete
Now you’ve got 15+ awesome DIY homeschool room ideas plus some tips and tricks to help you with effective homeschooling.
No need to stress over homeschooling your little ones with the great learning environment you’ve created to set them up for success.
So, make sure to keep your homeschool room organized, give them a “brain break” with recess, and keep yourself on track with a bulletin board and planner. Now, get started on creating an amazing homeschool room for your little ones! 😉
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Do you have any homeschooling tips or awesome homeschool room DIY hacks? Share them with me!
And if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me or comment below!
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Cited Source: 8 homeschool room ideas to create an inspiring learning environment: https://kidskonnect.com - KidsKonnect, March 23, 2020