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8 Tips for Creating a Conducive Home Study Space

Transform a space for your child to increase his/her study capacity and capability. Creating a perfect study space can be a game-changer when it comes to productivity and focus. A well-designed study space can help your child stay organized, focused, and motivated, and help you achieve the academic goals you have set for him/her. In this blog post, we will share some tips for creating a conducive home study space.

1. Set the scene

You need to know what your child's learning style is to find a match in space for best concentration. Does your child like to study alone or require more stimulation to focus? Provide a space in a bedroom or other secluded area for children who value their privacy. Create a dedicated area in the living room or family room for studying if your child prefers a busy environment or likes to involve you in homework discussion. Try to limit distractions to a manageable level.

2. Make the space comfortable (but not TOO comfy)

Choose a location that will keep your child calm, attentive, and focused. He/she might enjoy reading in bed but will not finish the book if he/she nods off. Investing in a comfortable chair is a must when it comes to creating the perfect study space. Sitting for extended periods of time can take a toll on your child’s back, neck, and posture. Look for chairs that provide lumbar support, adjustable height, and armrests. It’s worth the investment, as it will help your child study for longer hours without any discomfort.

3. Ergonomic-it

The ideal height for your child's work surface is about waist level. Check to see whether he/she can sit down with his/her elbows resting on the table without tensed shoulders. Even if he/she does not constantly sit that way, he/she should be able to place his/her feet flat on the ground. To prevent soreness in your child's back, tuck a blanket into a roll and place it behind them. Place the monitor of your child's computer between 18 and 30 inches away. One can maintain healthy eyesight by using an anti-glare screen.

4. Light it up

Good lighting is essential for a perfect study space. Poor lighting can cause eye strain and headaches, and it can also affect your child’s mood and energy levels. Make sure to have a good source of natural light and consider investing in a desk lamp for late-night study sessions. 5. Spread out

Clutter can cause stress and distract your child from studying. Guide to organize work desk to prevent a mountain of paperwork clutter. If there is a computer on the desk, move it to the side so there is more room for pens and paperwork as well.

6. Stock Up

What supplies does your child always hunt for? Scissors? A Calculator? Paper? Try to keep supplies all in one spot so he/she will not have to look for essential items. Your child will be able to find what he/she needs quickly and focus on studying.

7. Organize

Organization is key to creating the perfect study space. Invest in some desk organizers to keep the study materials in order. Keep a planner or a to-do list to stay on top of their study schedule. Make your child form a good habit to clean his/her study space after each study session.

8. Reduce Distractions

Distractions can come from anywhere, whether it's from your phone, television, or even a noisy roommate. These can pique your child's curiosity beyond his/her schoolwork. When studying, choose soft background noise or complete silence. Allow your child to personalize the study space to inspire and motivate oneself.

In conclusion, creating the perfect study space requires some effort and attention to detail. Find a quiet place, invest in a comfortable chair, good lighting, and keep it clean and organized. Personalize your child’s study space and make it a place that motivates them to study hard. With these tips, you will be able to create a conducive study space and support your child in achieving academic goals.

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