TTRPGkids itself is a tool for supporting kid-friendly TTRPGs, but there’s A LOT more out there to check out too! From character cheat sheets to digital map makers to journals and guides, check out this list of TTRPG tools to help with your youth-focused gaming adventures!
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- My goal with this list
- Using your judgement with these tools
- Recommendations and corrections
- THE LIST
My goal with this list of tools to support your kid-focused TTRPGs
My goal is to help you find the resources you need to set your kids up with a fun tabletop RPG experience.
While TTRPGkids itself is a resource, it’s in the form of providing advice or helping you find games and tools that you can use to create, start, or support your games. With this list, I want to help you find tools that you can plug into your existing games and use as a fun supplement to what you’re already running or considering.
Some recommendations here connect you to character cheat sheets and journals that make it a little easier to play D&D while others lead you to map builders that have been tested with kids so they can have some creative fun in helping to build the game with you. I want this to be a fun and engaging experience that kids can participate in and that makes it just a little easier to have an exciting (and not bogged down) adventure together.
Using your judgement when using tools outside TTRPGkids
I created this list based on my own XP with these tools or from recommendations that others have made to me. However, as with all resources, it is important for you to use caution when using them with kids and to evaluate them yourself before letting your kid use them. Sometimes your view of what might be apporpriate can differ from mine or others, so please use this list as a recommendations list but evaluate yourself to your particular players and their needs.
Recommendations and corrections to this list of TTRPG tools
If you have recommendations for additional tools to add or if you see a correction is needed, please contact me through the site’s contact page and let me know how your experience with them has been and why you think they’d be a good addition to the list. I am happy to make updates and want all my information to be correct.
The list of helpful tools for tabletop RPGs and D&D for kids
Check out here for the list!! And please, let me know if there’s a tool you like that I should add – I will be adding to this list over time as I find and try out more!
|Name + link||Type of tool||TTRPGkids article|
|Deck of Player Safety||Safety tool||featured project|
|DanD Made Easy||Character journaling and tracker tools|
|Class Cheat Sheets||Character sheet/building tool||featured project|
|Character Sheet for Young Players||Character sheet/building tool|
|Youth Focused Character Sheets||Character sheet/building tool|
|5e New Player Friendly Basic Character Sheet||Character sheet/building tool|
|Role-Playing Game Character Creation Questions for Kids||Character sheet/building tool|
|5e New Player Friendly Spell Sheet||Spell tracking tool|
|Dungeon Alchemist||Virtual tabletop tool||featured project|
|Storybook Adventure: Kids and Animals VTT Tokens||Virtual tabletop or print and play tokens|
|Kids, Castles, and Caves bonus set||Print and play minis|
|Hero Cartoon Knights and Dragons||Print and play minis|
|Radical Kids||Print and play minis|
|Happy Health Funny Vegetables||Print and play minis|
|Hero Forge||Custom miniature building tool|
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