How to choose the right furniture for the kids room?



Many people think that they can prepare the kids room without any previous experience as a parent, by simply going to the store and buying whatever nice furniture they can find there. Well, I have learned it the hard way, but you should take a lot of factors into consideration when trying to find the perfect furniture for the nursery.

First of all make sure the furniture has the right size for the child or children. After all they are supposed to use it , not you and it is not enough for you to like it and for it to be your size because if the furniture is too big the children will not be able to use it properly and this can lead to accidents. After all, how would you feel if you had to live in a world where you are surrounded by giant things?

If your child is big enough to express their wishes then take him or her shopping with you and choose the bed they like – shaped as a car or a cartoon character. This will make it easier for them to stay in their room all by themselves and turn it into a pleasant place.

Try to purchase only solid and reliable furniture and make sure the chairs and the little table are very solid and keep balance and are not that easy to knock down. Do not buy anything made of plastic that can be easily breakable or has sharp edges that can harm the children. Avoid those furniture pieces that are too full of little details, as they can be easily broken or removed and little children tend to swallow them.

 

Then make sure all the shelves are very well fixed to the walls and the wardrobe cannot be moved so as to avoid unwanted accidents. Pick a nice and happy color for the furniture and which is also funny shaped. Make sure it is unbreakable and can be easily cleaned. Even so, you can never be too careful when talking about small children.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on November 30th, 2010

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