Window seat with built-in bookshelves. Could use IKEA: Hemnes daybed kitchen pullouts each), and Billy bookcases each or with uppers each). Total cost with knobs, trim, paint, etc. would be about The skylight is a nice touch too!
reading corner Eva Montessori approach to providing a dedicated reading area for a toddler. As soon as we setup the book display, our 18 month old found his way, picked a book and sat down to "read" by himself.