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5 Tips for Children to Enjoy Escape Rooms

4 min read · by Unity Escape Rooms · on January 16, 2023
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Escape rooms are popular with people of all ages, but they can be especially fun for children. However, children may have different needs and abilities than adults when it comes to participating in an escape room. Here are five tips to help children enjoy escape rooms:

Choose a room that is appropriate for their age group

Many escape rooms have different levels of difficulty, and it's important to choose a room that is appropriate for the age and skill level of the children. For example, a room with simpler puzzles and a more straightforward story may be more suitable for younger children.

Make sure the children understand the objective of the game

Before starting the escape room, make sure the children understand the objective of the game and how to play. This will help them to stay focused and motivated throughout the game.

Encourage teamwork

Escape rooms are a great way for children to learn about teamwork and cooperation. Encourage the children to work together to solve the puzzles and escape the room. This will also help to build their confidence and communication skills.

Allow children to take breaks if needed

Children have shorter attention spans than adults, so they may need to take breaks during the game. Allow them to take a break if they need it, or switch up their task, but make sure they understand that the clock is still ticking.

Have fun!

Remember that the main goal of the escape room is to have fun. Don't put too much pressure on the children to escape the room in a certain amount of time. Instead, focus on the experience and the fun of working together to solve the puzzles.

Escape rooms can be a fun and exciting way for children to test their problem-solving skills and learn about teamwork. By following these tips, parents and caregivers can help children to have a fun and enjoyable experience in an escape room.

Are your children ready for an escape room? If you're not sure, learn about how we keep our escape rooms safe or check out or tips and tricks to escape.

Still not ready? No worries, check out our guides for other fun and family friendly things to do in the Inland Empire, Rancho Cucamonga, and Redlands.