Reading in Bed



The boys both love to read at night before bed. We usually give them 15 minutes or so to unwind with a book before we come up to say prayers and tuck them in. Canaan often will be in the middle of a book and gets frustrated that he will lose his page if he doesn't finish or that Ezra will take his book while he is at school the next day.
To alleviate this nightly headache, I came up with a solution. A simply sewn book holder for the end of each of their beds. I whipped both of them out in less than an hour and they are so happy with the result. There is a big pocket for the books and 2 smaller pockets in the front~one for a flashlight, the other for bookmarks. It has definitely been one of those easy yet very necessary projects for our home.

5 comments:

  1. What a great idea, especially the flashlight pocket! Love your linen and yarn tree too -

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  2. Funny, that the "Grinch" is my only american children's book (got it while I spent Christmas with a friend in Baltimore 1996).
    The bookholder is a good idea!

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  3. Love this idea, although I am sure it would take me way over an hour.

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  4. clever and totally cute! what lucky boys!

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  5. Loved, loved, loved this idea & made them for my girls today!! Check them out!

    www.claypotsandearthlytents.blogspot.com

    Huge fan of your site!!!

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