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.
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!
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! He shares his insights into playing TTRPG’s 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 TTRPG use – I hope Sam’s tips help with games for your class or family!
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 alternatives!
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Tracking numeric values with kids: When playing TTRPG’s with kids, sometimes they’re just learning math, and a few tools can…