If your kiddo is rambunctious and super-active, there are lots of things you can incorporate into their playroom décor to promote exercise and good health throughout the childhood. Here are a few fun ways to deck out your kiddo’s playroom with designs that symbolize being active, healthy, and happy. And, remember, if you run out of your own ideas, you can always ask for a professional opinion from both residential and commercial interior designers.
Chalkboard Paint + Colorful Liquid Chalks = Wall Art
Painting can actually be something very fun and active to do, especially if your kiddo has an expanse of walls to doodle on. Measure your youngster’s height, then draw a line across the wall you want to paint. Use their height as the stopping point for the paint. Dole out chalkboard paint across the wall and allow to dry. When dried, give your little one a colorful pack of liquid chalks for hours of active, doodling fun. When dried, give your little one a colorful pack of liquid chalks for hours of active, doodling fun.
A Bedroom Obstacle Course [for Big Playrooms]
From mini rock-climb walls, to monkey bars that span bunkbeds, to carpet or tile-painted hopscotch games, there are several ways to incorporate a little obstacle course into your child’s playroom. They can spend hours climbing and jumping and having lots of fun. With a bit of your adult supervision, of course. . They can spend hours climbing and jumping and having lots of fun. With a bit of your adult supervision, of course.
Fun ABC Exercise Lists
This is both active and educational for kids learning about words and how to spell them. Write down the ABCs on a giant whiteboard, then write exercises out beside each letter. For example, A could be 10 jumping backs, B could be 5 push-ups, and so on. Come up with a new word every week. Or, ask them to pick a word, or an animal name, or whatever they have interest in every single day. Then, for their active time, they can spell the word with exercises. Join in for some awesome, healthy family bonding time.
Colors That Spark Motivation and Action
Scientifically, there have been studies that show colors affect moods, feelings, and motivations. Color your kiddo’s playroom with fun and active colors that spark their imagination. For instance, lavender is a great color to both calm nerves and fan the embers of a creative, imaginative mind. Whereas, indigo is a powerful color for intense thinking and knowledge. For instance, lavender is a great color to both calm nerves and fan the embers of a creative, imaginative mind. Whereas, indigo is a powerful color for intense thinking and knowledge.
Remember that children often follow your example, so the first step to their being active and healthy is for you to be too. Do things as a family outside of the house too, and use the aforementioned décor suggestions as rainy day or indoor downtime activities.