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6 Useful Tips for Creating A Dreamy Playroom:

Make your kids' playroom even better for them.
By Expert Tips
Date: July 21 2021
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Your kids deserve to have a playroom, a unique space where they can have fun, while you won’t have to worry about the mess that they inevitably leave behind. However, creating a wonderful and dreamy playroom might require some time, effort, and planning, which means this text is for you. After all, a playroom is a great solution, whether you live in Chile, Australia, Hong Kong, or France. So if you’ve been meaning to create a playroom, then here are some useful tips that will help you pull it off.

Feel free to add a lot of colors

Sure, looking at all the pretty pictures of stylish monochromatic (and minimalistic!) playrooms on the Internet might give you a similar idea, but keep in mind that a) kids’ toys are colorful and b) kids can be inherently messy, which means it’s better to be safe than sorry. Therefore, feel free to add as many colors as you like, and don’t be afraid to go a bit overboard. Sure, you can paint the walls nude or neutral and choose simple furniture, but make sure to leave room for some colorful experimentation. Additionally, opting for wall stickers and other types of wall art is a great way to decorate the room, while still catering to their interests.

Make a cozy hideaway corner

Sometimes, kids get tired of buzzing around, so they need a cozy space to rest and play in peace. Plus, if your kid is a bit of a bookworm, then you can turn such a corner into a great comfy reading nook, with enough access to natural light, of course. Some kids are more prone to moments of solitude, therefore, it’s a good idea to allow them to read, ruminate and enjoy creative moments. This type of cozy corner will surely help them feel comfortable and safe.

Organize the toys

As mentioned before, kids can be messy, which is why it’s important to teach them to pick up after themselves. But, in order to make this task easy and quick, you should keep toys organized, yet easily accessible at the same time. So, if you want a quick solution, then invest in a quality shelf and storage boxes, so your kids will be able to use them and put them away with ease.

Give floors some love

If you have a toddler (or similarly aged kids), then you know that floors are important for their happiness and wellbeing. Crawling or sitting on the floor and playing is fun for kids, so be sure to make floors comfortable and warm. There are many different motifs, so feel free to consider quality rugs from Hong Kong that your kids will love. Choosing wool rugs with tribal patterns is a great way to add more warmth to a playroom. Besides, your kids will be able to sit and play on the floor without being exposed to cold surfaces.

Make it educational

Some children are more interested in learning, while others prefer to play and experience the world around them. So even if your kids are more into playing, you can still promote their curiosity by adding a few educational elements to a playroom. For example, maps and posters are great for kids’ development, together with age-appropriate books and toys that foster creativity and learning. Also, feel free to add a table and a chair, so they will have a special place to develop their artistic and creative skills.

Allow kids to be creative

If you have a little artist, then you know how difficult it may be when they start using every surface to draw. So in order to avoid them ruining furniture, it’s recommended to have a designated drawing board that they’ll be able to use as they please. If you have some space on your wall that you don’t mind being ruined, you can allow them to use that as well. Creativity is an important life skill that should be nurtured from an early age, so make sure to give them room for artistic expression, especially if they show interest and curiosity. 

A playroom should be dreamy, colorful, and fun, so your kids will be able to relax and enjoy themselves. It doesn’t have to be too big, so if you don’t have enough space, there’s no need to feel discouraged. Keep in mind that kids need and deserve to have a special play area that will belong to them only, so realistically, any room will do, even a garage. Finally, it’s important to decorate it and organize the toys, so the room will look cheerful and inviting all the time.

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