7 Ways An Escape Room Activity Will Help Your Child Achieve Advanced Mental Growth

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With the constantly growing trend of escape rooms game, it has become a sensational trend in today’s world. Nowadays, most countries have escape rooms where people of different ages and cultures can enjoy it and feel the thrill. We can also describe it as an activity that can release stress and sharpen an individual’s mind with enhanced thought processing.

Escape rooms have plenty of advantages, and let’s see how they can help in achieving advanced mental growth in children.

1. Boosting The Problem-Solving Ability

Problem-solving abilities are an important factor for a child’s mental growth, and escape rooms definitely help in boosting this ability. The problem-solving abilities get a boost because the children have to work a lot on their thought process to solve those mysteries or puzzles through the help of the riddles. It also results in achieving a thought process that is out of the box. Also, it is an essential ability that can work as a significant component in every stage of life.

2. Enhancing The Creativity

 Every escape room game lets the player think about out-of-the-box ideas. It eventually relies upon the different perspectives of the players of a situation to make their way out from the escape room. In these modern times, where children are most likely to remain attached to gadgets or mobile phones and lacking in physical activity, playing an escape room game can definitely boost their creativity.

3. Teamwork Mindset

A single-player can’t play escape rooms games. If the team’s communication and together working ability remains flat, they can never win the game. The perfect blend of teamwork is the key to break out from an escape room, as the skills of every team member are equally important. So, playing escape room games hugely enhances the team working mindset in a person from an early age. The ability to work in a team also increases the chance of the children to perform better in school activities and later in the work culture when they turn into adults.

The teamwork mindset and equally distributing of tasks can also lead to leadership qualities in an individual, and the world is always in need of moral leaders to fulfill many visions or goals.

4. Eye For Detail and Precision

Another important element of playing the escape room game and getting success is looking out for minor details and precision for finding the clues perfectly. While missing out on a simple clue can take the players many steps backward in the game. So, the children playing it will have to get a sharp eye to find tiny details and clues to unsolved the mystery. It will cause sharp thinking in many other real-life scenarios in which children can get stuck.

Most times, playing an escape room game has increased a child’s IQ level.

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5. Time Management Ability

The world is running on a faster mode nowadays and constantly working on it to become faster. Time Management ability is one of the most necessary and crucial abilities to build up a happy and healthy life. This ability is essential in every aspect of life. The concept of an escape room works closely with the time management ability. In the escape room arena, the players need to solve the puzzle in an amount of time to gain success. No matter how good they perform, but if they’re not able to finish the tasks and break out from them in time, they lose the game.

This helps in planning, organizing, and managing time by the children as per their needs which will help them in the long term and in every turn of their life. Playing games like escape room will help the children in the management of time, teaching them to not use a tremendous amount of time on a single riddle and instead use the time in an organized manner.

6. Improvement of Mood

Escape rooms are a great way to improve the moods of the children through the twists and turns they provide. It also keeps them happy. Happiness is the key to a healthy life, and nothing can be more important than keeping your child happy and healthy at the same time equally. A child’s engagement in an escape room game lets them enjoy and feel happiness from the core of their heart. It is an exciting way for children to spend their time hunting the clues and solving the puzzles. Hence, it helps in improving the mood of a child and makes him or her happy.

7. Boosting Memory

One of the key factors of the escape room game is that the players have to remember every clue which they have found in the entire time period. The only way to escape from the room is to connecting the clues and solving the mystery. So, memory always remains an important skill for escape room games. When children play a game like this, they have to push their limits and make their brains work hard to remember all the clues and connect the dots to solve the puzzle. So, playing an escape room game boosts the memory of a child.

Wrapping Up 

There are many advantages of escape room games, and it hugely contributes to a child’s growth and development. Knowing the traits and working smartly as early as possible keeps your child a step forward from others in these modern times. From team management skills to accept hard challenges, escape rooms prepare the child to face many situations, which will definitely help in making their way out from a difficult situation in real life, eventually increasing and boosting the mental growth of a child by keeping the fun factor at a constant high level. 

Also read: How to control anger?

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Ruchi Verma

Certified parenting teen practitioner, multiple Award winner, mother of two active kids believes in sharing the right source of information to readers which could help them in every possible way!!

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13 Comments

  1. Wow this is great. I did not heard about escape room activity before. seems like a great option to increase IQ in kids and improving other intellectual qualities. thanks dear for sharing this information with us, will explore more about it from my side.

  2. I had to look up in Wikipedia to find out first of all what escape rooms actually are ! A bit wiser now , I can appreciate how these online escape rooms can enhance the thrill of an adventure or the learning experience.

  3. Never heard about escape rooms before but they sure sound like a great way to destress and boost creativity too. Are escape rooms just for kids or adults can enjoy them too?

  4. escape rooms activities is something new never heared before wonderful tips for kids definitely will be checking out for my daughter in fact we both can enjoy together.

  5. Never heard of escape rooms and I’m definitely going to check this for my kids especially for time management and mood improvement which is ideal for current circumstances.

  6. I haven’t done any escape room activity but they seem to be awesome. I have to try them with my son.

  7. Very interesting! Have been to an escape room once with my colleagues and had great fun! But I never thought of so many added benefits other than entertainment!

  8. You have introduced something new to me..never heard of escape room before but it definitely sounds like interesting and fun too.

  9. I have been to one of the escape rooms here in Bangalore and can so relate to everything that you have said here. It indeed helps in developing certain types of skill sets that are important to lead a good life. The best one you have mentioned here is problem-solving and thinking creatively.

  10. I am new to this concept of Escape Room activity. I am surely doing this for developing my son’s capability to solve a problem and before that analyze it well.

  11. Child mental health is important thing. Escape room activities is quite new and interesting concept for kids mental health growth.

  12. Oh I am I late for this trend, haven’t heard about it. But, thanks for sharing and putting the benefits forward.

  13. Once I was stuck in an escape room activity and since then ive never mustered up the courage to try it again.

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