Family turns treehouse into school house
Faced with the reality of continued remote learning, a Massachusetts family has taken higher education up to the trees. Abbey Niezgoda takes a look at the treehouse school you'll have to see to believe!
Okay, we're ready for school. For one family on Cape Cod, holding the walk to school looks a little different. Thes days. Careful on the bridge. It's slippery. But with that sound tree school is officially in session for the Wilcox kids. I pledge allegiance to class. That's why it he's five and his sister, Winnie is seven. What do you want to do? Our math. And this is their backyard tree house now. Temporary schoolhouse. You got a pencil? I got a pencil. Their parents decided to branch out and try home schooling during the pandemic. It just needed a place to do it. My wife's the one we use the tree house. And, of course, Daddy's like treehouse. How about preschool? Rooted in creativity? Dad Colin started building it five years ago, just for fun. But now that they use it for school, there's a ladder that leads to a reading nook and even a spot for time out. This is the calm down corner in here. Their mom, Aaron, is now their teacher and their dog peanut, their class pet. I think that those kinds of things do help. The kids have some normalcy. The tree is such a treat. The second grader can only think of one downside. I'm with kindergarten, so it's hard. I think they missed their friends. But at a time when it feels like a lot of the world has stopped up here, there's always more to learn and room to grow just to see. That is just just one of those once in a lifetime, things where you see kids like, Where did you go to school? In second grade? In the tree house. Good job. Excellent. Well, their dad is certainly open to building mawr of these tree houses. They're gonna go ahead and cap enrollment for now, but they hope this is an experience that their Children never forget. Inborn. I'm Abby Innes. Go.