How To Decorate A Child's Room For Their Mental Development
Our surroundings have been proven to have an immense effect on our mental health. It can put us in a good and productive mood, or it can make us feel anxious and apathetic. This is why it's important to provide our children with fun, inviting surroundings from a young age. Their bedroom is the place they should feel most comfortable and safe in, so it should reflect that. Choosing the best children's room décor for your child is one small step in helping them develop. Here are some tips on how to decorate your child's room.
1. Use Wall Stickers
Walls tend to be quite plain and monotone in most rooms. A child's room is the one place you can really go a bit wild with the walls. One way to spice them up would be to get some children's wall stickers. Good quality ones shouldn't ruin your wall or wallpaper, and you can change them as often as you and your kid feel like!
2. Choose The Right Children's Furniture
More than just a space to do their homework, having their very own furniture makes your little one's room feel truly theirs. Depending on your child's age and size, it's important to have children's room furniture personalised for their needs. Especially when it comes to furniture such as desks and chairs as having the wrong size can lead to back issues in the future.
3. Get Fun Children's Bedding
A common issue parents have is children not wanting to sleep in their own bed. One way to encourage them to do so is by making their bed look more tempting than yours. Getting some children's bedding they love will do the trick. Whether it's their favourite superhero or a particular pattern they enjoy, this will definitely help get them in bed at a decent time.
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4. Don't Forget The Books
Reading is very important for your child's development so having a bookshelf in their room is a good idea. There are so many different kinds of children's books you can get for them. You could build their imagination with some children's fiction or boost their general knowledge with children's non-fiction books.
5. Storage Boxes And Organisers
There are plenty of different types of storage systems you can get, from boxes to hanging organisers, to declutter their space. When it comes to children's clothing drawers, it might be a fun idea to write what each drawer contains, from pyjamas to the t-shirt drawer down to trousers. This will help your child to be more independent and perhaps push them to get dressed on their own.
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6. Musical Instruments Make For Interesting Décor
A fun way to keep your child busy is by having them learn to play a musical instrument. This is not only an enjoyable way for them to spend their time, but music is proven to improve different skills such as coordination, reading, comprehension and even maths skills! Not to mention, a musical instrument such as a guitar or keyboard will add a touch of flair to their room.
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7. Build Them A Video Games Setup
A recent study by Statista regarding the age breakdown of video game players in the United States in 2018 has shown that 28% of the players are under 18 years old. While this sparks concern for some parent, there are some benefits gaming can have on your children such as improving coordination, improving problem-solving skills and enhancing memory. A tailored gaming setup for their PCs, PlayStations or other gaming consoles is something your child will surely love.