As soon as a child goes to school, the load on their nervous system and the body increases several times. The back and neck are especially affected during this period. It is important to choose desk chairs for kids’ rooms wisely. Today, starting from the first grade, kids are given many homework assignments, and parents need to think about organizing a comfortable workplace in the children's room.
When choosing a chair for a student, three criteria are most important:
It is advisable that a school chair has rounded edges so it will not cut into the child’s knees. The height from the top of the seat to the floor should be 40-45 cm. The backrest should be adaptable, that is, deflect and return to its original position with and without pressure, respectively. Also, the chairs for the children of primary school age shouldn’t have armrests. Otherwise, the child will take turns leaning on each of them, which contributes to the formation of an incorrect spinal deflection. It is better when the student's hands are on the desk or table.
A “growing” chair is a rather expensive purchase, but it will last for more than one year. Such a set of furniture transforms as a child grows from 5 to 13 years old. However, these boundaries are conditional, because everything depends on individual physical characteristics. Most often, the maximum load on a growing chair is 90 kg. This set can serve your child from grades 1 to 11 (some child's Desk Chairs are designed for height up to 170 cm).
Here are the characteristics of a growing school desk with a chair:
A growing chair can be equipped with:
If your teenager refuses all kinds of transforming chairs and there is an ordinary computer desk in the children's room, then you can choose an orthopedic chair with an extended gas lift. The height and depth of all parts can be easily adjusted. Remember to pay attention to whether the kid’s legs stay horizontal and the knees bend at right angles. To improve the leg positions, you can additionally purchase a footrest. Although some computer desk chairs for kids are already equipped with it.
These simple tips should help you in choosing the best chair for your kid. Let their long studying hours in front of a desk be safe and comfortable! Check out our shop’s range to find an option to your taste.