Tweens are rapidly becoming recognized as a distinct demographic with their own tastes and needs. But with this part of their lives lasting a relatively short period, is it worth decorating their bedrooms to accommodate them? And if so, how can you make the smartest design choices while also pleasing your children? Take this quiz to see what you know about what you shouldn't do when decorating for tweens.
Why are there now so many more options for decorating a tween's bedroom?
They’ve been targeted by marketing teams.
There are more tweens now than ever before.
They have started to express their opinions more.
What is the problem of designing a tween's room according to the current trends?
It's a high expense for only a short span of useful time.
Eco-consciousness means unnecessary expenditures.
Tweens will see through the obvious trendiness.
What is a great way to decorate using pop-culture subjects?
by using posters
by purchasing less-expensive imitations
by decorating only one wall with the theme
What is it worth spending more money on in your tween's bedroom?
bed spreads and sheets
How can you upgrade your tween boy's room while still decorating with subjects that interest him?
using more sophisticated ways of displaying the same subjects
figuring out what a more adult version of those subjects might be
reducing the number of items in the room that relate to those subjects
What differentiates where tween boys and girls get inspiration for their room designs?
boys from friends or their own imaginations, girls from magazines and stores
boys from television and girls from their friends
boys from movies and books, girls from parents and relatives
Why should you decorate your tween's room using fun colors and patterns?
so it doesn't feel too grown-up
so it remains versatile for many years
so that it has an positive effect on their mood
How have furniture manufacturers met the needs of the tween market?
by building expandable furniture
by making furniture that is less expensive and more easily replaceable
by ignoring the currently fashionable trends
What might you need to do with a well-made dresser if you want you tween to like it now but also be able to use it for many more years?
compensate with many other tween-friendly accessories
put it in the closet until your tween grows older
Which tweens are more likely to have string opinions about what their rooms look like?
What will help you accommodate your tween's changing likes?
What has raised the profile of tweens as a distinct market segment in America?
the Obama girls
After privacy, what is a tween's most important need from a bedroom?
About what percent of tweens in the U.S. have their own cellphones?
What aspect of your tween's room should you probably not argue over, even if you disagree with his or her choice?