Chinese students maintaining one hat's distance after schools reopen

WION Web Team
Beijing, China Published: Apr 28, 2020, 08:30 PM(IST)

Chinese students in their classroom post lockdown was lifted in the country. Photograph:( Twitter )

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According to the instructions given to the students, they were asked to wear homemade headgear that will keep them at a distance three-feet apart from other students.

Students in China are maintaining one hat's difference in order to follow social distancing norms after schools re-opened in the country.

Elementary school kids were spotted donning creative headgear and classrooms passed off as amusement parks in post-pandemic China.

Also see: Chinese school brings back a thousand-year-old tradition to fight coronavirus!

Students in Hangzhou, a city in the Chinese province Zhejiang, returned to their tiny desks after a three-month-long break along with their bags, water bottles and their one-meter-hats!

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What is even more surprising was that this was their do-it-yourself project during the lockdown. 

Also read: China reopens schools despite fear of second wave of coronavirus

According to the instructions given to the students, they were asked to wear homemade headgear that will keep them at a distance three-feet apart from other students.

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So, the children channelised their inner creativity and made innovative headgears from materials such as ballons, cardboards to obey these commands.

The inspiration to make the one-metre hat may have come from the Song dynasty.

Chinese emperor Taizu designed similar headgears to keep officials from whispering during assemblies.

However, it is noteworthy that children who already possess short attention spans are bound to be distracted by such headgears.

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