Kids need to play. Play is an essential component of growing up that will benefit a child's cognitive development as well as their social and emotional health. Parents don’t need to fret over providing enough planned activities to provide their child with enough play time. In fact, scientists are finding that the type of play that allows a child’s imagination to run wild is the most beneficial. Parents can make their child’s room look cute with attractive decorations while providing inspiration for such free play.
Encourage your child’s love of art by allowing them to display their own art in their rooms. Add to the fun by letting them mount the art all by themselves with this idea. Pick a few empty frames that will be large enough to border the typical size of paper your child uses most often. Decorate the frame with appealing colors and attach a small clip, or even a clipboard, to the back of the frame. Hang the frames at a child’s eye level so that they may hang their artwork, and change it up whenever they’d like. You might be surprised by how frequently the room's artwork will change.
Bulletin boards, chalkboards, or large magnetic sheets provide an organized, attractive look while providing a canvas for your child. If the walls are smooth, magnetic paint and chalkboard paint are options to consider. Wall murals of a child’s favorite imaginative world can create the perfect environment for pretend play.
Removable and re-positionable wall decals are available in many different themes. For a more DIY approach, consider allowing your child to cut out different shapes from fabric. Parents can help by cutting out the background fabric scenes such as a castle, a forest or carnival. An adult then attaches the fabric onto the walls with liquid starch. The starch will wash right off the walls whenever you or your child wants to redecorate the room.
Don’t forget the area underneath your feet. Interlocking foam blocks can easily serve the purpose of a soft place to land. The blocks often have removable letters, numbers, or shapes within that a child can take out and insert, as if playing with a puzzle. Rugs are made with streets, landscapes, or flowers that make a perfect backdrop for toy cars, planes, or dolls.
Bean bags serve as an attractive piece of furniture for reading books, but they can also be used in designing forts or building makeshift towers. Puppet stages made from old doors or dressers can look attractive, if painted to match the theme of the room. Such stages make an ideal place for your child to produce their own plays. Dangling doorway accents or canopy accents make for fun hide and seek while adding a bit of dazzle to the room.
Your child’s room can be as fun as it is cute. Your child and their friends will delight in a room that's decorations are as interactive as they want. And a happy child is often a happy parent. Have fun playing!
This article was written by Phill representing unmodernised.com – home of unmodernised property online and property auction news.
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