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Making a tabletop RPG for your particular kid: a step by step guide!

Taking the leap into creating your own story and mechanics for a game with your kids can be a little daunting – there’s a lot to consider!  To help break things down, I created a one-page guide that walks you through each step of the process in a clear and concise way so you have a solid foundation for making some awesome games for your particular kid!
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The unique joys and challenges of playing tabletop RPGs with kids (part 1), featuring Daddy Rolled a 1!

There are tons of benefits for kids when it comes to playing tabletop roleplaying games, but there’s also a lot of impact on the grown ups introducing the game too! Check out these awesome joys and some challenges that parents, caregivers, and teachers can expect when playing tabletop RPGs with kids, featuring insights from Daddy Rolled a 1 on playing with tweens in addition to my own experience with my little one!
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Tabletop RPG safety tools for kids: 4 quick steps to learn and respect boundaries

We want to make sure that our kids are going to have their boundaries respected when playing tabletop RPGs (whether it is D&D or any other game) and will feel comfortable enough playing that they want to come back. So, we’re going to look at some safety tools that can help and how to make some tweaks to these existing safety tools to be used for your particular kid.
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TTRPGkids Tips and Tricks: Tracking items and managing inventory in TTRPG’s with kids!

Remembering to use your items in game can be a challenge for kids or adults – here are some tips and tricks for keeping item tracking easy enough for kids to do on their and accessible enough that any player will remember to use their inventory!
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Tips and Tricks: DIY dice roller crafts you can do with kids!

My kiddo will get VERY enthusiastic about rolling dice while we play and… half the time they end up across the room with the cat batting and chasing them under the couch. Here’s a few dice roller crafts that I’ve made with kiddo to help keep the dice on or near the table and help with tracking which ones to use!

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5 Tips and Tricks for Tracking Spells and Magic in Kid’s Tabletop Role-Playing Games

As an adult, I sometimes have a hard time keeping track of all my spells both when I’m a player or when I’m a DM.  There’s a bunch of weird names, specific casting rules and descriptions, spells lots, spell levels, etc.  It can be even harder for kids, especially when they can’t read, so they need to at least sort of remember what they can do.  Here are some tips to help with that!
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Tips and Tricks: Using Mini-Games in TTRPG’s for kids (ages 2-5)!

When playing TTRPG’s with my kid, one of the most effective ways that I found to help keep interest was to have some mini-games ready to mix things up if role-play started to get stale OR to replace dice mechanics.  These mini-game ideas are fun, easy, and educational – I hope they help with your games!
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Tips and Tricks: How to teach with games – kids 7-13 by Michael Low from Luck of Legends!

I had the awesome opportunity to partner with Michael Low from Luck of Legends on a dual article release! We are releasing our articles on each other’s sites to help share our experiences, provide some tips and tricks for playing with different age ranges, and help you bring TTRPG’s to your kids.
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Tips and Tricks: Starting TTRPG’s… with my toddler!

I had the awesome opportunity to partner with Michael Low from Luck of Legends on a dual article release! We are releasing our articles on each other’s sites to help share our experiences, provide some tips and tricks for playing with different age ranges, and help you bring TTRPG’s to your kids.
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Tips and Tricks: Turning your kid’s board games in RP time!

A lot of parents haven’t played D&D or classical TTRPG’s before and could be a little intimidated starting them out with their kids.  However, most parents have probably played board games and are familiar with a lot of the mechanics.  This can be a great springboard for starting to introduce role-playing elements seen in TTRPG’s to your games before adding a whole new ruleset.