The psychology of color in children’s rooms

It is fascinating to see how the colors are reassuring, alert, heal, inspire, agitate … This is true for adults, but for children is much more important because they are more sensitive to the impact of color. Hence the importance of choosing the right color for the space in which our children live.


Whether you’re getting ready for your baby or rather re-decorating the space your teenager does not hurt to lean on psychology, knowing how hij @ affect your color selection you make.
Although scientists and scholars of color have come a long way in understanding what they mean and represent the colors, it is important to note that not all children are the same and that we will share this information below is a generality that does not necessarily how to apply to be your child, but is a good starting point.



We will see color psychology applied to children:
Warm Colors:
In general, warm colors evoke feelings of joy and comfort, and create a more intimate atmosphere in large, open spaces. Avoid using them in large quantities and in very pure and intense shades in the bedrooms because although they are beneficial for the activity during the day could be a problem when it comes to sleep and relax.


Red: Red has the ability to energize the body and energize the mind, increasing heart rate and breathing, however some studies suggest that this color promotes aggressive and not good for concentration. Therefore notes that red is a great accent color, but we should avoid in the bedrooms of restless children.

Orange: Although this color is not a favorite, definitely has a lot to offer, as it promotes confidence and independence. Her warm nature has many social benefits as it makes children feel at ease among his friends, inspiring communication and collaboration. If you like this color but do not want to use it in its purest form recalls that their ranges are also creamy tones and very easy to combine.

Yellow: Most people associate yellow with feelings of happiness and joy. Studies suggest that this color is motivating and that while the low tones of this color help concentration as intense tones stimulate memory. Try not to use large amounts of yellow as it can create feelings of agitation and anger.

Rosado: Although it is definitely related to spaces for girls, pink is a color that has calming effects for both sexes. It is a color that is a bit “gooey” so if you would like to use combine it with accents in neutral colors.


Cold colors:
Cool colors generally have a relaxing effect on the body and make the space feel more open and spacious. Having said that it is important to create a balance with some warm neutrals and that heavy use could create the feeling of a sterile and rigid space.
Green: This color has a calming effect and is abundant in nature, so it can be used freely. Scientists have found evidence that this color also helps comprehension and reading speed. (In this study, scientists put a sheet on a translucent green text)

Blue: Blue low levels of anxiety and aggression and lower the heart rate and breathing for a minor stir. It is ideal for kids @ s prone to tantrums and behavior problems color. Highly recommended in hot and humid climates as it gives a feeling of freshness.

Purple is the color of creativity, wisdom and spirituality. It is an ideal to inspire awareness and compassion in children color, but if you has a particularly sensitive personality tries to keep this as an accent color only.

Now get to work! already have a tool for you to choose the perfect color for your treasure. One last tip: ask your child about the choice of colors in your bedroom whenever possible because personal reaction to take your child to the color you choose is the most important to the end result will please everyone.