How To Set Up Your Own Outer Space Reading Nook

One of our kids’ favorite things to do is read! With back to school time quickly approaching, we wanted to foster their love and appreciation of reading with a cozy reading nook that inspires them to keep learning! We found some amazing educational products at Oriental Trading that inspired this creative reading space!

How To Set Up Your Own Outer Space Reading Nook
Learning and reading about outer space is another one of my kids’ favorite activities, so choosing a “Reading is Out of This World!” theme was an easy choice. We started by picking a comfy corner of their play room and hung an amazing space themed reading tent, which the kids just love sitting in to read! We added a few over sized pillows so they could curl up with a good book.
How To Set Up YourOwn Outer Space Reading Nook
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This tent is perfect for outer space fans!  With adorable planets, stars and even a rocket, the kids just love spending time in this creative corner!
How To Set Up YourOwn Outer Space Reading Nook
This little chalkboard is just the right size for kids and we had a blast playing around with some crayola chalk!
How To Set Up Yuor Own Puter Space Reading Nook
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These space themed stress balls were a fun addition to the nook, the kids loved relating what they were reading in books to tactile, hands on toys! They loved comparing images of the planets in their books to the toys, which really helped them retain the knowledge!
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Space themed magnets are a great way to continue hands on learning and for kids to relate to what they’re reading! We added velcro strips to the back of each magnet and name strip so the kids can move them around on the wall!
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We are always at our local library, and these “reading makes you brighter” tote bags are perfect for toting books home and into their reading space.
How To Set Up YourOwn Outer Space Reading Nook
The kids really wanted to help make the space theirs, so they created some artwork of their own for the space using adorable poster and sticker sets.
How To Set Up YourOwn Outer Space Reading Nook
These “reading is out of this world” book marks were great for unfinished books or saving pages that the kids wanted to refer back to.  The kids especially love that they are reflective and space themed!
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We even created our own bookmarks with some paper strips, string, space stickers and DIY bead sets! They were thrilled to start using their creations and were even more excited to get reading!
 It was such a blast creating this educational space for our little ones to foster their love of reading!
We received product directly from Oriental Trading in exchange for review. No compensation was received for this review. All opinions are our own. 
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Categories: DIY | Home Decor | Outer Space

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