As parents, we always struggle to keep our kids safe and always want to know where they, what they are doing, and with whom they are spending their time with. Well, today, I’ve come up with the best idea that is going to save us all the misery: A kids’ game room. This will work best if you have a spare room in your apartment. But, if you don’t, then devote a space in your kids’ room for this awesome idea.
If you create a really cool room for your kid, they’ll always invite over their friends and you’ll know that they’re safe in their room and who they’re with.
Here Are 5 Awesome Ideas To Create A Kids’ Game Room:
1. Gaming Console:
After your kids have finished their day outdoor, you need to make sure they’ve got something to do indoors. So, whatever your kids like, whether it’s a PS4, XBox 360 or Wii, add it to the kid’s game room to keep them busy. This will give you, as a parent, a nice long time to rest without worrying what your kid is doing! But, don’t get too excited, since parenting is a full-time job, eventually, your kids will get bored and want to move around again!
2. TV with DVD Player:
Although we’d always encourage keeping your kids active, there are times when we just need some break. At these times, allow your kids to choose appropriate DVDs or movies that you’ll approve of to watch the DVD and keep them busy. The best thing about having your kid occupied with the DVD is that they’ll be sitting for about 2-3 hours watching a movie. During that period, you’ll get some peace of mind and know where your kid is at and what they’re watching.
3. Air Hockey Table:
If you haven’t heard of it before, Air Hockey Tables is very competitive, safe and fun to play! As a parent, this makes a perfect choice for a kid’s games room, since you won’t have to worry about any damages! It makes the perfect alternative to a pool table and kids won’t be able to ruin it at all. Your kid can invite his/her friends over for a game and you won’t worry about them getting hurt. Air Hockey can fit in any room and your kid will love it.
4. Ping Pong Table:
Okay, now the Ping Pong Table needs a little more space I admit! But, if you’re dedicating a whole room for your kids’ games, space won’t be an issue because you can fit it in any end of the room. It’s a very active and competitive game for kids and it’s actually a sport! Even if your kids keep failing, they’ll always find the urge and feel competitive to win in front of their friends. You can make your kid watch Ping Pong games and learn the rules so that he/she can teach it to his/her friends and play! Ping Pong works amazingly on improving your kids’ hand-eye coordination and keeps their bodies engaged and active.
5. Card Table or Multi-Game Table:
Last but not least is the card table which brings up many cool options like chess, backgammon, chess and so on. This will really work on engaging your kids’ brain and thoughts to win the game! It can get really competitive if he/she invites a bunch of friends over, and they’ll all get to develop their mental thoughts and skills as they compete against one another.
You can spend some time with your kid to teach him/her how to make strategies and tactics to win. You, as a parent, can spice things up by preparing their favorite snack while they’re playing.
Having a kids’ game room set up can be the best thing you can do for yourself and for your kid. You can actually surprise your kid with and they’ll love you for it. However you design your kids’ game room, I’m sure it’ll be awesome, so share with us your ideas!
Author: Cole Hernandez