Escape rooms continue to be a hit among kids. They are a great way for children to have fun with their peers while gaining knowledge and developing their logical thinking. Parents also like them because of mental challenges. It's no coincidence that some call mystical rooms "brain gymnastics".
Their beginning is associated with computer games. The principle that applies to all such rooms , no matter where they are located and how they are organized, is similar. A certain number of participants embark on the adventure, which is necessarily full of logical puzzles, questions, puzzles and a bunch of other challenges that require quick and resourceful reactions.
In the classic version of the game, after a certain time, the questions asked must have their answers in order to leave the room in question.
In recent years, the tasks have become more diverse and interesting as their creators try to be even more original and intriguing. References to popular books, movies, computer games and favorite characters are increasingly included.
Questions from mathematics, grammar, chemistry, physics and other sciences are used. However, knowledge alone is not enough logic, observation, resourcefulness, good orientation are also needed.
Younger children are also active "breakers" of such mysteries. The most popular of them are games that are related to the beloved superheroes. The riddles about them should definitely be more accessible, understandable and tailored to the age of the kids.
Harry Potter and the Riddle Room
The millions of Harry Potter fans are both children and adults. Mysteries with their favorite character are loved all over the world. And one of the most popular rooms is connected to Hogwarts - the school of magic and sorcery, described in the series of Joan Rowling.
Suitable for children over 8 years. They have up to 60 minutes to solve a specific mystery. The plot is definitely quite funny, and besides, the little ones have to show knowledge in mathematics, geography and it's good to know the novel.
The story of the young wizard Harry Potter is full of many challenges and is definitely an amazing adventure for his fans.
Pirates and sea adventures
Another favorite of boys and girls is Jack Sparrow, whose pirate adventures often fit into children's games. In the role of sailors, the little naughties look for treasures and go through piles of misfortunes.
One of the most popular escape rooms in America is called “Challenge.” Its plot is related to tests on a ship on the high seas.
The goal is to find the real map of long-buried treasures, but a group of thieves are transferred on board. The adrenaline story is necessarily associated with strong feelings and requires activation of the max in order for the participants to cope with all the tasks.
In the magical world of fairy tales
Fairy tales are probably the best option for younger children. Experts in this field even recommend that the first "escapes" from the mystical rooms be with such games. There are fairy tales that are made up for primary school children . The rooms with puzzles for them are full of puzzles and easier practical tasks.
One of the common variants is based on the story of the Golden-haired girl and the three bears . The game also includes the Good Fairy, whose role is to guide the participants and, if necessary, help them escape from the enchanted kingdom.
Little naughty people face trials, which are more often related to finding matches of colors and sizes of objects, with elementary mathematical and grammatical questions.
The movie mysteries
Films are also a favorite basis for developing logical and associative thinking. The eponymous fantasy film "Jumanji" is a popular story that revolves around a supernatural board game.
Recreating such an adventure in an escape room, participants usually have to find a missing friend. And if they succeed, they will escape both the jungle and break the curse.
Elementary students are impressed by the mystical Sherlock Holmes. The novel's protagonist and his television character have always enjoyed the interest of young and old detectives. Like him, they face the need to unravel another intricate story.
Numerous clues and logical puzzles help players get to the right answer. This room is especially suitable for family fun, which will certainly be filled with a lot of emotion and interesting for everyone. Appropriate clothing helps to fully immerse yourself in the era of the hero with his typical coat, obligatory pipe and magnifying glass.
A faithful friend in his investigations is Dr. Watson. The game also exists online under the name "Adventure Box". The big challenge is that a series of puzzles must be solved within consecutive days.
The secret of the pharaohs
The escape room "Egypt" transports the curious to the world of the pharaohs. Mysteries lead to the exit, but this is accompanied by the unraveling of many mysteries and secrets of ancient culture.
The experience is also useful for older children because it combines knowledge of the era, history and presented in an accessible and fun way. Such an escape room is a good option for school classes or groups, while studying a certain part of history.
Party in the escape room
This is an option that is increasingly gaining popularity as an alternative to a children's party or activities during the holidays. The kids have great fun among their friends, and each new challenge and unfamiliar game is enough for a successful party.
The room organizers always watch the game itself and, if necessary, adjust to help the little naughties. It is possible that children are embarking on more than one puzzle or if they are more numerous they can be divided into two groups and compete with each other.
An escape room is a desirable challenge if the topic is appropriate for the age and interests of the participants. The bigger they are, the more the difficulty of the tasks is.
In addition, in most such games there are additional effects such as lights, sounds or the atmosphere and furniture of the room, which are inconsistent with the specific mystery.
Thus, children are more and more successfully immersed in the fictional plot and immersed in their role to feel like real detectives, explorers, travelers and their favorite superheroes, who help the good to conquer and save the world.