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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!

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.

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.

Tips and Tricks to adjust TTRPG mechanics (including D&D) for kids!

There are a ton of great TTRPG’s out there designed for kids at all different age levels!  However, sometimes, you want to introduce your kids to YOUR game – you want to bring them to the table with your friends or try them out with the full game rules that you know.  Maybe you grab a kid’s game that works for your older kids… and then your young one also wants to join. If your child isn’t at the reading and math level for the game, this can be a problem… unless you know how to adjust.  There are lots of small changes you can implement to make any TTRPG mechanic a little more approachable for kids and a little easier for you to manage while you all play.  These are tips and tricks from all the games I’ve playtested or reviewed with my kid, and I hope this helps with yours!
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Tips and Tricks: Creating a TTRPG setting that captivates young kids

Before you even start playing a TTRPG with your kid, you want to make sure they’re going to be interested and invested. Here are some tips and ideas for how to set your game up to draw your kid’s attention from the start, help them feel seen and heard, and provide good story hooks to keep them sticking around.

Tips and Tricks: Quick and easy minis/game piece crafts for kids

Minis are awesome props to use when playing TTRPG’s, but there’s always some problems with bumping the board or potential for breaking them. Here are some alternative minis crafts and suggestions that can help you bring minis to the table and help engage your kids!