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In this modern world, where the temptation for your children is to spend the vast majority of their free time glued to their smartphones, tablets, or computers, it is your responsibility as a parent to attempt to provide your children with alternative ways to spend their time and stimulate their minds. Continue reading to learn how to create the perfect children’s playroom in your home.Playing is not only fun, but it is also essential for a child's healthy brain development. Here's how to create the perfect playroom! Click To Tweet
Educational Boys and Girls Playroom Ideas
Play-based learning is one way, if not the primary way, for your children to learn. This gives your children the opportunity to learn in a fun way rather than a more formal classroom setting.
When choosing toys and games to fill your new playroom, there is a vast plethora of products that simultaneously educate children while activating their senses. This truly is the number one way for children to learn.
A traditional blackboard with chalk is always a staple of any playroom. You can also choose to cover the walls with brightly colored laminated pictures and posters with animal names and photos. Numbers, colors, and the alphabet are a great addition too.
Additionally, ensure you invest in a toy box where you can store games and toys. This will keep the floor and furniture as tidy as possible for your sanity as well as general cleanliness.
Creative Playroom Ideas for Tweens and Children
Painting tables and craft stations are all fantastic additions to any children’s playroom, and the absolute beauty is that you can display the best pictures and artwork your children create on the wall.
Just as your own style preferences adorn the walls of your home, encourage your children to design their playroom with their creations.
Games and toys are also an important part of a functional playroom that your children will enjoy spending time inside. Whenever you notice a game that your children seem particularly invested in, take note and aim to purchase similar games.
The Play Area Should Enlighten Your Child
The ultimate goal in creating and designing the perfect children’s playroom is to show your children there are other ways to spend their time rather than being glued to a screen in their bedroom with the curtains shut and gaming headphones attached to their heads.
A functional children’s playroom can be used by the individual or become the basis for a celebration. It should always be designed with the child in mind rather than your own color and thematic preferences.
Treat your child to the ultimate in comfort and relaxation when they choose to use their new playroom as a place for downtime and solo time by investing in a large bean bag chair, which they can call their own.
Bean bag chairs add fun and comfortable way for your children to relax in their new playroom.
“Whether you are a parent or not, carving out time to turn off your devices, to disconnect from the wired world and engage with the real people who are all around you, is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and the people you love.”
– Alan Brown
Can you share any living room playroom combo ideas with us?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.