With schools out, we understand the pressure this puts on caretakers and parents who now have to fulfill yet another role, homeschooling your child. Below is a schedule that may be helpful during this time. Make it your own, but structure is great for kids during confusing times.
Before 9 AM. WAKE UP: eat breakfast, make your bed, get dressed
9-10 AM FRESH AIR: sit on porch, safe walk, indoor exercise if raining
10-11 AM. ACADEMIC TIME: no electronics, flash cards, packets, journals
11-12 PM. CREATIVE TIME: legos, drawing, slime, play music, cook, bake
12 PM. LUNCH
12:30 PM CHORE TIME: wipe door knobs, do dishes, sweep, organize, clean room
1-2:30 PM QUIET TIME: read, puzzles, nap
2:30-4 PM. ACADEMIC TIME: electronics okay, iPad games, prodigy, educational shows
4-5 PM. AFTERNOON FRESH AIR
5-6 PM. DINNER
6-9 PM. FREE TV TIME: kids showers
9 PM. BEDTIME
It is important to remember that, while video games can be easy entertainment, too much time on them can be unhealthy for kids this age. Experts recommend kids should only play the game for 1 hr per day.
It is also important to remember to monitor the types of games kids are playing. Some great options are: all LEGO games, super Mario, Sonic, etc.
Overall, be wise, but don’t give into fear. Remember the important things in life, or start to discover them if you haven’t before. “Be completely humble and gentle, be patient, bearing with one another in love.” —1 Peter 4:8
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Ms. Kiley Rhodes
Hello! My name is Kiley Rhodes. I work as an Instructional Care Aide in the Special Education Department. I enjoy the opportunity to work closely with students and to help foster a community of lifelong learners. I have worked as an ICA with the public schools for the past 3 years.