As a mama, we want to instill a love for books for our kids. Reading books has great benefits—expanding their range of vocabulary and helping them to become smarter. But maintaining that love, in the age of technology, where screens instantly catch kiddo's attention, can be a challenge.

The easiest place to start a love of reading is right in the comfort of your own home. That's why having a reading nook is essential. Their playtime (and mama quiet time) can both take flight in a tiny corner of the house for some comfy, cozy, reading time.

You know that tiny spot under your stairs that only fits pillows, or that area in the corner of your mudroom that piles up with toys? Transform those areas into functioning reader corners.

And even if you aren't a reading family, don't stress it. Reading nooks are still a great place to just chill and unwind.

We found the most incredible reading nooks—they can be everyone's favorite spot in the house:

1. Just swingin' around

@Northmade_farmhouse

 

 

Image: @ Northmade_farmhouse

 

2. Happy place

@allthings.ash

Image: @ allthings.ash

 

3. Green thumb reader

@simplydaph

 

 

Image: @ simplydaph

 

4. The collection nook

@avi.reads

Image: @ avi.reads

 

5. A corner of your own

@ryangarvin

 

 

Image: @ ryangarvin

 

6. Read + chill

@tinyhomelearning

Image: @ tinyhomelearning

 

7. The floor seat lounge

@piamisuu

 

 

Image: @ piamisuu

 

8. Baby blue nook

@madewithmichelle @bluerockutah

 

 

Image: @ madewithmichelle @ bluerockutah

 

9. The glam nook

@samschuerman

Image: @ samschuerman

 

10. The teepee fort

@montessori.on.the.farm

Image: @ montessori.on.the.farm

 

11. Pretty in pink

@harryandthehound

Image: @ harryandthehound

 

12. Keep it cozy

@simplycozycharm

 

 

Image: @ simplycozycharm

 

13. That 70’s nook

@vma_designs1972

Image: @ vma_designs1972

 

14. The window seat

@tailormadeadventures

Image: @ tailormadeadventures

 

15. Modern corner

@my_midcenturymakeover

Image: @ my_midcenturymakeover

 

16. Sunshine

@littlehouseonthecoast1

Image: @ littlehouseonthecoast1

 

17. The best spot in the house

@mydarlingchaos

 

 

Image: @ mydarlingchaos

 

18. In it together

@theriversideretreat

Image: @ theriversideretreat

 

19. Kiddie corner

@ rui_myhome

Image: @ rui_myhome

 

20. Keeping it gray

@bookuniverseee

 

 

Image: @ bookuniverseee

 

21. The Mom Cave

@hausofdesign.hod

 

 

Image: @ hausofdesign.hod

 

Once you've settled into a reading nook, try reading these cool books to yourself and your little one:

 

'The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama: Redefining the Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Journey'

The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama

Celebrate your transition to becoming mama with this book created by the experts at Motherly.

$20

 

 

'Off to the Park' board book by Child's Play

Child's Play 'Off to the Park' board book

High contrast images and rhyming text make this the perfect book for little ones.

$15

 

 

'Om the Otter' by Articulation books

Om the Otter

Om the Otter teaches kids to slow down, take their time and enjoy the ride.

$24

 

 

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