Mom’s Genius Idea for a Cheap and Easy ‘Home School Zone’ for CNY Kids
With so many Central New York kids doing at least part of their school day at home, moms are struggling to find ways to create "school zones" without spending a fortune. One mom has found the solution.
During the pandemic, we've been doing everything from home - which has meant a bit of reorganizing and redecorating as dining rooms became home offices, and kitchen tables were transformed into classrooms. As the school year looms for Utica-Rome area kids, parents are trying to figure out how to create a space that allows kids room to work, but not so much that they can't focus - plus we're all trying not to spend hundreds of dollars to do it.
A Kentucky teacher and mom, Angelina Harper, has come up with a brilliant hack that's so simple, it's gone viral on social media.
Angelina turns to every mom's favorite: tri-fold poster board. Usually, these are used for student presentations and the science fair - but in this case, they're doing duty as a mini classroom that can quickly and easily be removed when "class" is over for the day.
Angelina put together a video describing exactly what she did:
What are you doing to set up a home office for your kids? Share your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org