Because the educational furniture is not just scaled down furniture, so there are specific criteria for choosing the educational furniture as follows:
Safety is the most important thing to been considered for choosing educational furniture, especially for kids. The proper children’s furniture must be designed under the safety standard, including physical safety standard such as no sharp angle, stable and sturdy structure etc. Because children are more mischievous than adults then may cause unexpected accidents. Also consideration of the materials used, it need to be safe and non-toxic material.
Weight of furniture is also the important thing to consider. Due to physical structure, children are unable to lift heavy objects. Lightweight furniture is the perfect answer. It also support activities in the classroom, allow students move the furniture by themselves easily and create an independent learning environment. And if an accident occurs, the weight of the furniture will not be harmful to children as heavy furniture.
The durability of educational furniture is another factor that should be considered because educational furniture has been used for many years. It needs to support several usage scenario, different ages of user and generally the educational furniture must be used for public. So choosing the sturdy and durable furniture help to maximize the useful life.
The furniture which able to move for usage flexibility such as tables, chairs for training rooms is the important factor to allow users more convenience. Align with the integrated learning of modern era which allows students share their opinions and participate in activities. Furniture with wheels can be easy to move, making it a good alternative for learning in this era..
The limited space of the location making the utilization of space is absolutely essential. Especially a variety of activities in school, the furniture need to be moved, storage and apply to the several activity type. A lot of table and chair which support the quantity of students, the stackable feature is a good way to manage space easily and allows to use the space more efficiently.