Playing tabletop role playing games (TTRPG’s) with kids can be a lot of fun, however… sometimes the session starts out great and 5 minutes in, they’ve got the fidgets and aren’t interested anymore. Here are some tips and tricks to help with setting up a game that’s interesting for your children, keeping their interest through the story, and understanding their limits.
I am happy to post our first guest article from Sam, the Educational DM! Sam shares his insights into playing tabletop RPGs with kids from the viewpoint of teaching, and has regular advice on how to help make games with kids more interesting, engaging, and educational! I am excited to bring in more points of view and include advice for a larger range of tabletop RPG use – I hope Sam’s tips help with games for your class or family!
It has been a very enjoyable experience playing tabletop RPGs with my kid, and I wanted to share some of the benefits that I’ve seen with him or experienced myself to encourage others to start playing TTRPGs with their kids as well.
Kids too young for dice? Small children in the house and worried about them finding missing dice? Dice difficult to see or use? Here’s some options to help find some fun and easy alternatives!
Find out how to start tabletop RPGs with little kids (age 5 and under) by slowly introducing game elements through play and storytelling! Pick up a free copy of StoryGuider as well to get you started!
Tracking numeric values in games with kids When playing games with kids, sometimes they’re just learning math or aren’t so…