For many families this week will have been the first, perhaps of many, where children have been out of school because of the coronavirus pandemic. With plenty of time to fill, this is how designers are using their creative skills to keep kids entertained at home.
“Having had symptoms of ‘you know what’ a couple of weeks ago we’ve been in quarantine as a family since the 16th March. So we’ve already been homeschooling for almost two weeks; and if I’m entirely honest it’s bloody hard! (Hat tip to all the teachers out there – you do an amazing job.)
The last few days have been a bit easier and we’ve found the key to that really is routine. Getting up and starting school at 9.30am every day, doing the same set of subjects each morning and keeping things as much like school as possible (including when break times and lunch happen).