33 Lively Children’s Playroom Ideas That Foster Creativity and Fun

The best playroom should be fun and one that promotes creativity for the young ones. This is where you allow your inner child to come out and play while at the same time adding on some adult’s perspective.

A lot of thought should go into the paint color, furniture and accessories that will be used to decorate the room. Bright colors make the playroom appear fun and joyful encouraging play. Furniture that’s relaxing fosters comfort in the room. Accessories such as shelves make organization possible. Toys and murals also bring life to the playroom.

We have compiled a few playrooms for you to see. They’ll give you ideas on what to put in yours and how make your current one more fun.

1. A washable rug is ideal

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2. Add an accessory that encourages organization

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3. Add an open shelf for toys and ladder

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4. Swings makes the playroom fun

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5. Cool wall color and rustic chair make the playroom fun

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6. An activity rag is a great addition

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7. Use the traditional approach depicting a home

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8. A wall with shelves and your child’s favorite animals is enticing

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9. A classroom set up is a fun way to mimic school

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10. Turning your garage into a playroom is convenient and spacious

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11. Bold colors are not a bad idea.

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12. A tv in the playroom is not a bad idea

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13. Custom make the room for the children

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14. Design the room to be multipurpose with different furniture

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15. Incorporating pastel colors is a great way to decorate a girl’s playroom

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16. A Chalkboard will come in handy

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17. Pillows make the room cozy and a great chill spot

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18. Incorporate whimsical lights

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19. Set up a theme for the room

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20. Convert your un-used attic space into a sizeable playroom

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21. Include murals to spark imagination

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22. The right finish is a game changer for a playroom

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23. Make it simple yet elegant

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24. Play around with shades of color

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25. Pump up the fun by building an indoor slide and paint it yellow

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26. Turn the awkward spaces in your house into beautiful play areas

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27. Design the bedroom to also be the playroom

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28. Make the room as playful as possible

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29. Set up different zones for different activities

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30. A fort in the playroom would be a welcome idea

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31. Experiment with different patterns

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32. Make as much use of your walls as possible

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33. Use rugs and pillows to encourage floor play

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