The transition from school to home learning is a challenging one. We’ve put together a handy infographic detailing some of the key components for setting up a perfect home learning environment for your child!
Make sure they have all the equipment they need, including stationery and books. At the end of the day, ensure everything gets put away in the same place
Serve blueberries, strawberries, oranges, and other brightly coloured fruits and vegetables. Nuts and seeds are also recommended since they produce Vitamin E, an antioxidant which helps fuel brain cells
Water and electronics famously don't mix, don't take the chance of any spillages
Make sure the chair is at the correct height, with good back support! Make it comfortable with cushions as they will be sitting for a while
Having playlists for every type of mood can set the tone for whatever they're learning. If music is too distracting, try some background white noise
Is your child learning geography? Always fancied yourself as an explorer? Get involved and make it fun. Talk about your own travels and places you've been
Young brains are like plants, they need light and water to grow! Getting the light levels just right will improve concentration, reduce fatigue and give an energy boost
While your children are online, take steps to ensure their safety. Check what programs they are using, make sure controls and safe search filters are on
Some activities will be time-sensitive, having a timer nearby will ensure your child stays on schedule throughout their day. And of course, takes regular breaks
To help get your children into the mindset normal school day mindset whilst at home, get them to wear their school jumpers
The ultimate home learning station ready will help productivity and reduce stress levels
But remember homeschooling is NOT easy... Advice and help are out there, embrace the challenge, be flexible and mostly have fun!
Even when all children are able to return to school, having a space for learning at home will help with homework and out of school assignments. Keep this space available, as a parent, you could also use the space as and when you need as a home office!
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