There’s no chance of this family being caught without power! Dad Derek got the wild idea to move his wife and two young kids into a school bus, and he pulled out all the stops with his brilliantly-designed solar system, fold-down bench seat for safe car seat travel, and large IKEA-mattress-sized bunks for his littles to grow into.
They have a big kitchen with some cool dual-drawers that hide knives from little fingers, and an awesome toy/book drawer. Raising their kids on the road has given them amazing opportunities, and they look forward to “road-schooling” for years to come.
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Thomas Bus Conversion for Family of 4
I love their produce baskets.
They prioritized space for family dinners.
VIDEO: Family of 4 in a DIY Skoolie
- Bored on vacation, Derek found pics of skoolies
- Dom thought he was crazy at first, but then thought she could do it
- They bought a bus
- Took about a year to finish it
- Large bunks for their two kids
- Flip-down bench seat for carseat placement
- Huge, well-designed solar array
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