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Teach Your Kids How to Decorate Their School Locker

Being a pre-teen or early teenager is difficult. Trying to both conform and fit in with all of your classmates whilst seeming unique is a hard thing to do. I personally went to a grammar and high school with a very restrictive dress code, so I know very well how to operate within the “letter of the law” and still seem unique. I read an article in the New York Times called: Middle School Girls Unlock a Room of Their Own, in Miniature. It discussed how middle school students are decorating their lockers to their personal tastes. Everything from small shag rugs, to wallpaper and wallpaper borders, to even little chandeliers hanging from the top of the locker were used to create a small oasis in the school day. The locker represents for some kids the very first bit of privacy and freedom to de...