Children love playing video games, especially when they get to create their own characters and stories. Yet, they often don’t realize the importance of spending time outdoors. What are some ways you can encourage them to spend more time outside ?
Spending quality time with your children is important. Studies show that children who spent at least one hour per day outdoors had higher self-esteem, better grades, and fewer behavioral problems. By encouraging your child to go out into nature, you’ll also be helping him or her develop a sense of responsibility and independence.
Playrooms are great places for your kids to explore, experiment, and create. They provide a safe space where kids can express themselves creatively. There are many benefits to having a playroom in your home.
A playroom will be helpful to families. They are worthwhile setting up, if you have the room. Some families I’ve known like to have the kids share a room while using the second unoccupied room as a playroom. Until the kids reach a certain age, it’s a perfect arrangement if your family is idle. Here are some reasons why you need a playroom if you’re not sure if you’d like one.
Children learn how to share.
When you have several children, it is inevitable that they will get toys as presents. However, as is common knowledge, children will play with anything they feel like, regardless of who owns it or outdated notions of what is « normal. »
Children learn to share their possessions with their siblings by keeping all of the toys in one
Playrooms promote teamwork in play.
Children will naturally play together while they are playing side by side. Their games will automatically include one another and meld into a unified narrative. Two children of various ages interacting naturally just because they were close to one another is really pretty wonderful.
Playrooms help keep homes cleaner.
You keep all those playthings out of the rest of your house by having a space just for playing. Even if the room may always appear to be in disarray, at least the clutter is contained to a limited space.
In addition, youngsters play more effectively when their toys are nearby. Surprise visitors ? Simply shut the door.
Playdates are simple with playrooms.
A playroom is a great place to park visitors when they come over to hang out with your kid or kiddo. Adults may continue to converse in the living room or kitchen without being distracted by cries and « Watch this, mother ! »
Playrooms take up sleeping space in bedrooms.
Your brain develops a pattern when you repeatedly carry out a particular action in a space. Bedrooms should be used for sleeping so that after some time in the space, your mind will automatically fall into that pattern.
If your child sleeps and plays in the same space, their brain will mix up those mental states. Allow them to sleep in the bedroom and play in the playroom so they may excel at both of those activities.
It’s simpler to organize playrooms.
It is actually simpler to contain and arrange toys, games, and art supplies when they are all kept in the same space. Maintain a nice stack of all the board games on a shelf. Gather all the art supplies and place them in clean, transparent plastic boxes that are clearly marked with what is inside. Toy utensils, plates, and cups should be kept with the kitchen set. In this manner, instead of scouring the home for their toys, your children will know where to go.
Play needs to be treated seriously (by adults).
Children learn verbal and nonverbal communication skills by negotiating roles and expressing their views and opinions during open-ended, unstructured playing. Additionally, pretend play encourages youngsters to speak aloud about their own experiences and develop emotional self-control. Play is essential for healthy social development, and providing your kids with a
dedicated playroom is a wonderful opportunity to teach them valuable life lessons.
Karri Bowen-Poole, the owner of Smart Playrooms, is writing a guest blog.
Teachers with many years of classroom experience and knowledge own and run Smart Playrooms. They bring the most productive organizational and learning tactics from the classroom into your house.
Smart Playrooms encourages youngsters to return to the fundamentals of play by tapping into their creativity for imaginative play and art projects. They assist mothers in focusing on the toys that will enhance the experience by reiterating the maxim « less is more ». While some mothers ask Karri and Chris to help tidy their homes, they more like the concept of leveraging their educational skills to construct unique playrooms. Additionally, this offers them a market niche. What could be better than former instructors building up your child’s play area?