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




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2. Happy place


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3. Green thumb reader




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4. The collection nook


Image: @ avi.reads


5. A corner of your own




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6. Read + chill


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7. The floor seat lounge




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8. Baby blue nook

@madewithmichelle @bluerockutah



Image: @ madewithmichelle @ bluerockutah


9. The glam nook


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10. The teepee fort

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11. Pretty in pink


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12. Keep it cozy




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13. That 70’s nook


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14. The window seat


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15. Modern corner


Image: @ my_midcenturymakeover


16. Sunshine


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17. The best spot in the house




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18. In it together


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19. Kiddie corner

@ rui_myhome

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20. Keeping it gray




Image: @ bookuniverseee


21. The Mom Cave




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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.




'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.




'Om the Otter' by Articulation books

Om the Otter

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




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