We decided to re-purpose our very useful shelf that we have had in our kitchen area.
I wanted a better school shelf for the things we use most days. Since most of our instruction time takes place at the kitchen table or in the living room I wanted to keep everything close, but organized neatly. My system last fall wasn't seeming to work the best for us and still look orderly.
This was our first week back to school since Thanksgiving and so far this system is working well for us.
Now, I need to come up with a new resting place for our library books. I'm thinking their new home will be in the front dining room, which is seldomly used for dining.