2. It gets everybody away from the electronics. From playing on tablets to talking on smartphones to even watching a movie, it seems like technology has a funny way of interfering with actual face-to-face human interaction these days. For more about this technology phenomenon we seem to be facing, check out one of our previous blog posts, “How Does Technology Affect Teens’ Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills.” Well, sorry kiddos -- electronics are checked at the door at Room To Escape! Every player must be engaged and work together as a team to solve the puzzles and challenges inside.
3. You can teach your kids new skills and lessons, all while having fun. Room To Escape puts all different types of intelligences to the test. By playing one of our games, you are allowing your kids to be exposed to a wide range of useful information and creative imagination. In addition, you’ll find yourself discovering all sort of various lessons throughout the game, including lessons on teamwork, reasoning, time management, and creative thinking. Consider using these lessons as conversation starters with your family or life lessons for your kids, even after the game ends.
4. You can build positive, everlasting family memories. Whether or not you successfully escape from a room at Room To Escape, we assure you that it will still be an experience to remember for a lifetime. Since our puzzles and challenges test all types and levels of intelligences, everybody has the opportunity, and is strongly encouraged, to contribute as much as they want. Nobody should feel left out, as this is truly a family-friendly experience. You can be sure that the entire family - adults and kids alike - will be talking about this family game night for years to come!
So the next time you find yourself struggling to come up with ideas for family game night, or even struggling to get the family together at all, we hope you remember these four great reasons to have your next family game night at Room To Escape!