There are many types of clocks to choose from, but before you buy your next clock you need to keep in mind a few things when matching your new clock with a specific room. The living room is more likely to have a formal clock either on the mantelpiece or fixed to the wall. The same could be said for the dining room too. The kitchen is a less formal setting and you may want to go for a brighter or more fun look. The bedrooms will also have their own well suited clock depending on whether it is for kids or for adults.
Having a clock in a childs bedroom is an important means of teaching them how to tell the time and also how to be time conscious. Providing these skills will help them in life from an early age to have more discipline and conscious. There are many childrens clocks to choose from that can be fun and colorful to match any childs room, no matter their color scheme. The clocks could be in the format of their favorite cartoon character or action hero. Perhaps even their favorite toy such as a fire engine, space shuttle, or even their favorite sports car.
Analogue clocks are recommended for kids rooms as it helps them understand the concept of telling time by reading the seconds, minutes and hours. They will be able to learn how many seconds are in a minute, how many minutes in an hour and how many hours in a day. Digital clocks are very easy to read and should be avoided until they understand how to read a digital clock. Alternatively you could provide a digital and analogue clock in their bedroom.
Clocks can be bought in a variety of styles, colors and materials. They are manufactured on a massive scale which helps to keep down the costs. As clocks are easily available on the Internet, this also helps you to compare prices and further reduce cost. Therefore you should be able to find a suitably priced clock that easily matches your childs room.
For a more retro clock, have a look at buying a flip clock for your child’s room, including the retro flip clock from the 1970’s.