1/8 Two girls take time out of the busy classroom for a good book in the connecting corridor.
2/8 The images above show before and after shots of one of the classrooms – the light chairs make the room look bigger, and create more of a quality home feel.
3/8 Before the change, teachers were spending lots of time getting down equipment/supplies that were out of the childrens reach. (And putting them back again.)
4/8 Putting the storage down at the children’s height supported children’s independence and freed up the teacher’s time.
5/8 Herne School found a new use for our Welcome cubbies. Hanging a few lab coats and providing trays with scientific supplies turned this activity area into a laboratory.
6/8 “We love to raise the tables up to standing height and stack away some of the chairs for standing activities.” –Debbie Hudson, Reception teacher
7/8 The Woodcrest chairs encourage good posture.
8/8 Creating different shapes with the tables makes assigning areas for activities easy “Who wants to work at the whale table today?”