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Top 5 Back to School Tips for 2020

School looks a lot different this year, but we’re here to help with our best back to school tips!

Before your child heads back to the classroom, check out our most helpful tips for going back to school in 2020!

5 Helpful Back to School Tips

Re-establish a routine with a DIY schedule

Most people’s normal routines have changed over the course of the pandemic so when school starts, it’s important to re-establish some structure in your child’s day.

You could do this by making DIY schedule made with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Coins. If your child is back in the classroom, this is a great way to manage their homework and after school activities. And if they’re being home-schooled, it’s a great way to structure their day of learning!

Back to School Tip - Make a DIY schedule

Create a productive home study space

Whether your child is doing homework or being home-schooled, they will need a calm, quiet place to study. If you can, we’d recommend setting up a homework station in a quiet corner of the house – somewhere dedicated to study where they will be able to get in the zone for learning!

Hang noticeboards, calendars and pencil pots on the wall with VELCRO® Brand HANGables® Removable Wall Fasteners – anything that will help your child make this space their own!

Back to School Homework Station

Make hand washing fun

Hand washing will be part of your child’s new daily routine at school so why not try to make it fun? Teach them how to wash their hands properly with soap and water by singing a song or counting.

Back to School Tip - Make Hand Washing Fun

Minimize the morning rush

There’s no doubt about it – mornings are hectic! But you can minimize the rush by putting your jackets and schoolbags by the front door the night before. Organize your hallway with a VELCRO® Brand HANGables® Removable Wall Hook for each child’s essentials!

Back to School Tips for 2020- Minimize the Morning Rush

Listen to them

Finally, school is a lot different this year so make sure to listen to your child and reassure them about any concerns they may have.

Back to School Tip for Parents

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