Our children spend most of their time in their own room, either playing games or studying, watching cartoons, etc. Therefore, it is very important that our kids’ room should be based on their likes, dislikes and choices.
The most important step in deciding for the decoration of your kids’ room, talk to them to get a clear idea of their preferences, colors, likes, hobbies, etc. this will help in carving a perfect room for your kids.
For wall painting, go for colors that are bright. The age-old therapy of using blue for boys and pink for girls still works. So, if you lack a creative blend of mind, go for applying this therapy without a doubt. Other colors that work wonders in kids’ room are rust, sea green, indigo, combination of white and blue, etc. As for room ceiling, if you can afford a false ceiling or a POP, nothing like it. Try realistic imagery on the ceiling, such as sky with stars, the solar system, some “Cinderella” or “Aladdin” fairy tale scene. This will help your kid to enjoy his/her time in the room and give you some free space to talk and spend time with your spouse.
For bed covers, bed sheets and curtains, use prints that are either floral or have simple geometrical patterns. Animal prints, prints with alphabets, places, seven wonders of the world, etc. can also be used. For decorative items, it is advisable to not put any glassware or decorative piece in the kids’ room. Instead, decorate your kids’ room with games, childish furniture like a bean bag, some soft toys, toy cycle, etc. If possible, leave as much free space as possible in the room for your kid to roam about in the room with hitting at the furniture. Try placing a carpet at one location in the room where your child can sit on the floor and enjoy some games with friends.
Decorate the almirah with posters, sticky notes to remind him/her of some basic etiquette. Arrange clothes in the almirah in front of your children to let them know what is kept where. This helps in inculcating the habit of drawing their clothes themselves when parents are busy doing household work in the rushing morning hours.