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Modern Playroom Design Ideas

June 15, 2022

Summer is here, and the kids are out of school, which means the toy chest is overflowing, and it looks like a small or externally large tornado just hit, am I right? While it's important to embrace creativity and “mess” so kids can engage in sensory play, a lack of order can also mean a lack of imagination. Today we are sharing tips that will help you find a happy medium; Design ideas, organization and that moment of pure happiness looking at a clean playroom for you and joyful learning opportunities for the kiddos.

Flexible Layout

Layout is one of the most important things to consider when starting any project. When it comes to playrooms it's best to design with flexibility in mind, allowing for different activities and arrangements. Modular furniture like the Nugget can be arranged according to your needs, while enhancing creativity and fun during playtime.

Interactive Design Elements

Incorporating interactive elements like chalkboard walls, magnetic boards, rock climbing walls or sensory play areas can stimulate creativity and engage children in active play. These elements can also add to the aesthetics of the space, making them more vibrant.

Personalized Playroom

With any space, it should feel like home and who you are, adding personal touches to the playroom by displaying artwork created by your children and incorporating their favorite themes or characters, or creating a gallery wall of family photos will make it feel more personalized.

Playroom Color Palette

Opt for a neutral color palette with pops of bright, playful colors. This creates a modern and inviting atmosphere while allowing flexibility for future updates or changes in decor.

Storage Solutions

Let’s talk storage! To start this process, we suggest storing similar items together; art supplies separate from books, puzzles from barbies, legos... they need their own special home away from the floor, because ouch. If you've stepped on a Lego, you KNOW what I'm talking about. Clear bins are best; they won't hide the mess but will encourage kids to play with the toys they already have and love.

How to Encourage Kids to Clean Up

When it comes to clean up, we can all agree this is the least favorite part of having a playroom. So, why not make it easy? We suggest purchasing a large basket or toy chest that will make cleaning up more manageable and quicker. This will reduce your visual stress and allows for a kid-friendly cleanup.

Setting Up Systems

Get your kids involved in the organization. Ask your child where each toy's home should be and devise a creative reason why each toy must find its place. Make the process fun by making it a game or creating a fun song to sing.

Putting a general system in place where order, messiness, creativity, and learning are all combined help create a healthier and happier space for your kids to play. Please remember that no playroom has to be perfect, so take the pressure off yourself!

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