If any of you are looking to establish a good routine while your kids are home right now here is a great guideline to start with! Establishing a Daily Schedule for Kids will help your home run more smoothly. Also, make sure you check out all of The Best Free Educational Websites we have rounded up for you as well.
I know my kids thrive with structure and routine. So Checklists and Daily Routines are our best friend when school is out. Check out this great Daily Schedule for kids! There is even one with a checklist that your child can use themselves. Even of you just use a tenative schedule for your kids your day will run much more smoothly.
Here is a blank daily schedule that you or your child could fill in to better suit your family. One of my kids is very detail oriented so he will prefer this and to customize his schedule with his exact subjects and hobbies.
These are a great tool you can use to keep the kids (and yourself if you are like me!) on track and focused. I feel like the main thing is to be flexible during these days while we are home. One assignment or activity may run over into the next time slot and that’s OK. Just as long as they are happy and engaged in the activity let it roll and enjoy that time with your kids!