21 February 2011

Our new room, part 3

Our new room means:
  • plenty of open space 
  • permission to re-arrange furniture (if we put it back afterwards)
  • four low benches, which I use as shelving and to define our circle
  • windows which let in a lot of light (but aren't distracting)
  • it's large and echo-y (hard to walk slowly and speak softly)
  • all the furniture apart from the benches is adult-sized

Here's how I'm setting it up for our sessions (I've used gray for furnishings in the room that we don't use). (You can click on the picture to enlarge it.)

For info on the various shelves, including the "getting ready" bench, scroll down to the "part 2" post. Our seating mats are Ikea bathmats, a great bargain at €1/mat. The Bible stand is just a music stand which was already in the room. The art materials are currently stored in a little wire trolley - not ideal, but lightweight, easily transportable, and something I already had in my attic.

Edited to add photo (from last week, before the addition of World Communion material):

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  1. I'm so jealous!! I can't imagine what it would be like to have a Godly Play room besides my kitchen or a bare classroom. Someday . . . !

  2. Eventually I'll get around to posting about doing Advent in my living room :)


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