As children move from elementary school to middle school, they have significantly more studying and homework. Since this becomes a big part of their lives, parents can help their kids by creating a dedicated space where the environment is just right for studies. It's especially crucial if you are homeschooling your child.
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There is no rule of thumb when it comes to designing a learning-friendly space in your home for your child/children, but there are various aspects to take into account, such as:
The available space
The layout of your home
Whether siblings or any adults working from home will be sharing that space
Type of work set
Your child’s preferences
Here are some useful ideas to plan a “classroom” at home for your child that makes it easier for them to learn at home.
1. Decide where your child will work
If your child is in elementary school, it's best to set up a learning area in a spot where you can keep an eye on them. Sometimes, this could mean making room in the kitchen and creating a dedicated study spot. If your child is a teenager and has some space in their bedroom, installing a desk might work better as they can study independently. Ensure that the area is well-lit and well-ventilated. Placing their desk near a window is also a good idea.
2. Focus on comfort
Ergonomics is relevant not just in an office setting but in the furniture you choose for your child. The chair needs to be comfortable, and the height of the table just right. Consider buying adjustable-height furniture, so it grows with your child, and you won't have to switch it out often. If you already have a chair and table, make sure that their feet reach the ground when they are sitting there. You can add cushions for comfort to prevent pain from sitting for long periods of time.
3. Make sure there aren’t any distractions
We live in an age where easily-accessible distractions like televisions, computers, tablets, and phones affect learning. Even a pet can be a distraction, and the best way to ensure your child can focus better is to get rid of these distractions as much as possible. Of course, you don't need to get rid of background noise entirely, but having a relatively quiet place will help them focus better on the work at hand.
Ensure their desk is well-organized and that all the paper, pens, pencils, and other stationery is easily accessible. If they are learning online, place the computer in the living room or any other family area where you can oversee them. Although the learning space at home does not need to be perfect, good planning can help them be comfortable and focus better. For all your junk removal needs, contact JunkRemoval today.