Summer is here – but it’s likely to fly by. How will you choose to spend time with your little ones over the summer period?
Can imagine you’ll either be hoping to spend this as quality time with them as possible or planning to keep them busy with summer school, trips etc.
One thing that is important for parents to consider is to try do some studying with your kids. It might be the summer holidays but you don’t want them to completely forget about school and the fact that they’re going to need to prepare for a new school year.
Therefore it’s time to get your kids back into the swing of things and get organised for the new school year. As a parent it’s your job to help your kids make the transition from the chaotic summer holidays and get back into the normal routine.
So not only should you consider getting their uniforms in check, their stationary prepared for the new year, but it’s also important that they have the right equipment at home to do their school work.
Here are just a few ways you as a parent can help your kids get back into the swing of things:
- Set Up A Workspace
Choose a good work space for your kids as it will be where they study, do homework, assignments and complete all school work. Whether it is in their bedroom (ideally best) or on a spare table in the living room, create a space.
It’s also important to have some sort of shelving unit in place to keep your floors free from clutter.
- Get a desk!
A desk is one of the most important places in a study environment as it’s the place where your kids will spend their evenings doing their homework.
If they don’t already have one – get one! If they do, get them to do a tidy up of the desk a few days before school starts – throw things away that they don’t need, and turn it into a comfortable working environment.
- A New Bookcase
Maybe you’ve tried to encourage them, by getting them snazzy new school supplies or useful books to read over the summer holidays? But the big question is, where are they going to keep all their new school supplies? To avoid books and pencils being laid out all over your kitchen table tops, why not get them a big bookcase – ideal for storing their supplies!
Hope you’ve all taken in our advice and started thinking about how you can get your kids prepared for another school year. No one wants to fall behind on homework so get them prepared and make it easy for them to get back into the swing of things.
By Tony Fitz-Costa – Check me out on Google+.
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