for a first grader, what factors need to be considered in order not to be mistaken, as well as how much a backpack a first grader needs, read in our material.
For parents of first-graders, the question of which knapsack is better to buy a child in school is particularly relevant. If parents, whose older children already know what is needed, the mothers of those who go to school for the first time are usually at a loss. That is why we collected useful tips on how to choose a backpack to school for a first-grader.
After all, when choosing a school bag you need to know what to look for.
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Initially, you need to forget about the bag-briefcase as a satchel for the first-grader. To carry heavy things (and school backpacks are not light) is very harmful, not only for the fragile children's spine, but even for the adult back.
Based on this, the iron rule No. 1 is formed when choosing a briefcase or a satchel for a first grader - this should be a backpack with an orthopedic back. To load on the back and shoulders evenly distributed.
"For children, it is very important to evenly distribute the weight on the back and shoulders. Therefore, bags that are worn over the shoulder are completely inappropriate for younger students, -says orthopedic surgeon Mikhail Kozlov. - Children up to 15 years old should buy orthopedic backpacks. And carrying weights can cause an early stall. "
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Each school has its own rules. Therefore, the volume of the knapsack that a first grader needs cannot be called with one hundred percent accuracy.
It is much more important when choosing a backpack to school for a first grader to take into account its size and shape.An oversized portfolio will misalign the load on the child’s spine. It is for this reason that you should not buy a backpack for growth.
To choose the right size of a backpack for a first grader, you need to try it on a child. The upper edge of the portfolio should not rest against the back of the head of the child, and the lower one should not be lower than his waist.
If the height of the child is up to 120 cm, it is recommended to buy a horizontal satchel. If above 130 cm - a vertical backpack for a first grader will be just right.
Photo schoolbag for a first-grader dailymom.com
After buying a school bag, boys and girls should learn how to handle it. Explain to the child that it is impossible to carry a backpack or a satchel on one shoulder or to carry a pen along the floor.
Books should be folded from the back of the backpack so that nothing presses and does not prick the back of the child.
If something does not fit in the satchel, it is better to take an extra bag (lunchbox or bag for sportswear) than try to fit everything in one bag.
Practice your future first-grader to put notebooks and books in his new school backpack, open and close zippers or button sections.