By the beginning of the school year the parents of the futurestudent should think not only about school uniforms, but also on how to organize a place for his first-graders. In our previous articles we have talked about the need to create multiple zones in the room any student - sleeping area, study area and a zone of games or entertainment. Today we will talk about how to equip the student study area for first class so that it was comfortable to engage in lessons here and the main thing - that these studies did not bring harm to his health. We have gathered the most frequently asked questions from parents first-graders, the answers to which will help in the organization of student places.
1. Which table needs a first grader?
For the first-grader should be particularly carefulapproach to the selection of the desk, because of the size and the model will depend on the child's posture, his vision and, no less importantly, the desire to learn. Regarding the size of the desk there are some hard and fast rules:
- Height depends on the growth of the child: first grader enough 45-48 centimeters. Going around the table to the store, take a child, the only way you choose a table that perfectly suits him. Desk considered optimal if its edge is exactly on the chest of the child sitting level (then he can rely on the elbow), knee, he does not prop up the table top from the bottom, and the legs are at a right angle.
- The depth of the work surface should be at least 60-80 cm, width - 120-160 centimeters.
To change the student table every two or threeyear, it is better to give preference to the transformed model. By the way, experts advise to buy for the computer, which eventually also must appear in the nursery, a separate table - homework front of the monitor will be uncomfortable, so that writing requires a separate surface. If the room is small and space for two tables in it enough, it is better to buy a table slightly larger, for example a corner, one of which is located the computer, and the other - remain free place to study.
2. Where to place a desk in the nursery?
It is best to put the desk on the left ofwindow side or the right, but expanding to a front side window. The first option is convenient because the baby is less distracted by the events of streets, and the second allows a good coverage of the work surface in the daytime. Designers often suggest to turn into a desk all the windowsill. This is really a great option for a small room.
3. How to choose a chair for a first grader?
It is important to choose the right chair, because from himDepends on the bearing of the child. The chair should not be too high: the child's legs, bent at right angles, should touch the floor, while his back is the back of the chair. It is better if it is a comfortable working chair with adjustable seat height and backrest position, then you can adjust the height and position of the chair with the growth of the child. The seat should not be deep, so that during the lessons the student does not hunch and leaned on the back. From a spinning chair it is better to refuse and for a given age choose a fixed model.
4. Is there a requirement for student furniture?
There are a number of requirements for the material ofwhich made the furniture in the nursery. It is desirable that the furniture for schoolchildren was made of natural materials: wood table is better to buy. The material for the upholstery of the chair is also better to choose natural. When buying furniture for the student is required to pay attention to the product certificate: it must meet state standards, developed for children's furniture. Plastic furniture and furniture from wood-adhesive materials impregnated unsafe due to possible evaporation of harmful substances.
5. How to create the perfect lighting for your studies?
To the child's vision is not affected by the occupation,best combined light sources on a desk. The optimal combination of wall sconces or lighting cornice with reflected light and a separate lamp above the working area directly.
Classical painting - a child sitting at aonly a table lamp in a dark room - absolutely the wrong approach, because the light is only a desk lamp is strictly contraindicated in children. If the rest of the space of the room dimmed, the contrast will quickly tire the eyes first grader is not adapted to such pressures and to contribute to vision loss.
6. How to help a first grader to organize the order of the table?
If there are no boxes in the deskWheels, all the necessary items for the learning process should be placed within the reach of the child - no further than at arm's length. For these purposes, there are nightstands, shelves and racks, as well as mobile plastic containers located under the table. If the table is located near the wall without a window, then it can accommodate a tissue organizer with a large number of pockets, which perfectly fit the office supplies and other small items that the child needs during the training process. Also, you can use cork boards, which will be attached to notes and all sorts of things.
Encourage your child to comply with the order at workfirst class place. After class, ask them to clean up all the accessories so that every item is in place, and the working surface of the table always remains free.
7. Is it possible to help the child remember the daily routine?
The first-grader living things change, the mainrole gets routine. Buy a pack of office paper, bright markers or crayons and come up with your child his first schedule. You can use these ready-made pictures or make them their own hands - and hang the board near the child's desktop. The first month of this routine will help your child get used to the new conditions of life, and you - to avoid nervous explanations and children's tears.