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How to Decorate a Childs Playroom



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Dolls, trucks, blocks, and books all play an important role in your child's development.  Playtime is an important part of a child's mental and physical development because it stimulates creative experimentation and social maturity.  Decorating a child's playroom should compound on the energy, interests, and personality of your little one.

Children love to have a playroom that they can call their own!  There are some successful strategies that you can follow in order to create the perfect playroom environment for your little one. You don't have to spend a fortune to design a playroom that will be fun and invigorating for your son or daughter.

~A Playroom Should be Energized with Color~

Energize a playroom by using bright bold colors on the walls. Getting a fashionable look for a child's playroom begins by painting each of the walls in the room a different, yet complementary color. For example, primary colors can be painted on each wall or pastel paint shades can be painted on each wall. The important thing is to remember to paint each wall a contrasting yet complementary color. The impact is tremendous, and the burst of color in the room will energize your child's creativity and fun-filled interaction with the playroom. You can also use colorful curtains that come in stripes, bold designs, or exciting patterns to add a bit more color to the playroom.

~A Playroom Should be Invigorated with Manipulative Objects~

Maximize the value of your playroom by adding some simple shelving for toy storage. Interestingly enough, plastic shelves can be purchased from your local discount store and will serve the purpose of storing educational manipulative objects and toys quite well. You don't have to buy or make expensive wooden shelves unless you have the time or budget to do so. It certainly doesn't take a large budget to serve the purpose or make a big impact. For the maximum space saving technique, use the shelving on all the walls in the playroom. That way, you can eliminate the messiness of toys lying around all over the floor. These practical shelves will help to create a playroom that is fully functional without creating a big mess to deal with later.

~A Playroom Should be Personalized~

Dramatize the playroom by adding posters of your child's favorite Disney character or sports hero. By examining your child's personal style, you will be well on your way to making a bold statement in your playroom that warms your little one's heart. You want your child's playroom to reflect who they are and what they really love and enjoy. Some poster ideas might include sports themes like Nike symbols or famous athletes, Disney stars like Hannah Montana or Snow White, or symbols like smiley faces and ballet shoes. Stylish playrooms can take on many forms, so let your child create the playroom of his or her dreams.  The walls in a playroom should be a display of your child's personal passions.  Playtime is a vital aspect to your child's growth and development.

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