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Simple themed bedroom ideas this summer Read More

Simple themed bedroom ideas this summer

Whether your child is obsessed with unicorns, LOL Dolls, pink in general or even the new craze of Tiktok, you can find the perfect way to incorporate their passion into their bedroom. Work with your kids to pick a theme that you both love but it is important to remember that the themed bedroom needs to last them a few years otherwise you’ll be redecorating on a regular basis.  Have a search online and you will be able to find the perfect bedding and accessories to make a feature in their brand new bedroom. However, it is important to get the basic bedroom furniture right and they can last the years as your child grows. Themed bedroom just needs the basics, and you can adapt everything else.  Let them Express Themselves If you really want to give them some free reign with their new themed bedroom design, you could let them express their creativity with a chalk wall for them to doodle as they please or decide on what colours will go where in their bedroom. This isn’t for the faint-hearted but would allow your child to express themselves honestly and maybe reduce how often you need to retheme or redecorate your...

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Pledge to join Screen-Free Week - 3rd May to 9th May 2021
Pledge to join Screen-Free Week – 3rd May to 9th May 2021 Read More

Pledge to join Screen-Free Week – 3rd May to 9th May 2021

After a screen filled year of homeschooling and at-home entertainment as we were all told to stay at home and protect lives, a week with reduced screen time and going screen-free might actually benefit your whole family.  You can choose to pledge an evening, a day or even more than one day to turn off the TV and put down the IPads for some good old fashioned screen-free time. You don’t even have to make a big deal out of it, just tell your kids that you have other plans.  The screen-free pledge is part of a bigger initiative to unplug our lives to play, explore and rediscover the joys of life beyond screens. Plus, screen-free time might be able to give you some little ideas to help get your kids in bed on time and drift off quickly.    Play a board game Carve out time to play an old favourite, try a new game, or make your own! Have a dig around your cupboards, head to the local charity shop, borrow an exciting game from a neighbour, and have a couple of hours dedicated to board games. Things might get very competitive quickly as your kids want to win, but this just...

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How to turn a Nursery into a Toddlers bedroom
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How to turn a Nursery into a Toddlers bedroom

Suddenly, your little one goes from tiny babies in a cot to inquisitive toddlers in the blink of an eye. As they grow you also need to change and adapt their nursery into a room suitable for an explorative toddler. The ideas of redecorating at each stage of their growth may be rather daunting and also not necessary. With careful planning, you can design a nursery that can easily transition as your child grows.  Knowing when the right moment is to transition from a cot to a toddlers bed isn’t straightforward and unfortunately, no one size fits all when it comes to this process. However, simple signs that it might be time to scale up is that they will climb out of their cot. This can happen at different stages for different children but if it happens at a younger age such as 12-18 months it is advisable to transition them to a toddler bed before going all out with a single bed.    Keep it neutral By using neutral colours from the start, you’ll find that you won’t need to update the overall decor too often. You can add accessories that suit your child's interests and help show their personality without...

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A spotlight on Steens

We’re putting the spotlight on our latest brand to join Kids Beds Online, Steens. Steens take the classic modular building system and combine it with state of the art manufacturing equipment. The specialist team at Steens has designed and developed a range of kids beds that can easily grow, adapt, and be tailored to your current needs. Produced in Europe, Steens Beds are manufactured from responsibly sourced solid pine and designed to fit into the decor of as many children’s bedrooms as possible.    Versatility at their core As a brand and specialists in bed design and construction, they's pride itself on developing the latest bedroom styles with high-quality finishes. Steens Beds are great for children of all ages. As children grow and need change over the years, this flexible range of Steens Beds is easily adjusted to cater for sleeping, playtime, school time, even teen rooms. You can make changes as and when you need to, which makes them incredibly versatile and provide an affordable way for adaptability.    Safety first approach with Steens  Safety will always be a big consideration for any parent. How the bed is constructed, how high are the safety barriers and will your child be comfortable with the steps...

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Bunk beds reimagined Read More

Bunk beds reimagined

Reimagine your idea of traditional bunk beds and transform them into something sleek, modern and hugely practical. Modern bunk beds are full of essential space saving ideas, incorporating essential storage space in a way you would have never considered. Bunk beds are no longer the clunky metal frames of the late 20th century, they’re completely transformed and become the centrepiece of any kids bedroom. There are many bunk bed designs and variations available to help you create a kids bedroom that is both fun in the day time and the perfect setup to ensure they get plenty of shut-eye on a night.    Bunk Beds are Money-saving  As well as being sleek and the ultimate modern go to,  with bunk beds there’s often no hidden expenses for headboards and extra fittings. Everything you need is included in the cost of the bed as they provide an all in one solution. Plus, bunk beds may mean that you don’t need to extend or move house as you can sleep an extra person without needing additional space.      Bring out your child’s creativity They aren’t just for sleeping, they provide endless fun and creativity. The additional vertical space allows kids to spark their imagination and turn the beds into pirate...

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Simple Easter holiday activities
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Simple Easter holiday activities

We’ve been living under Covid 19 restrictions for over 1 year now, meaning that school holidays have changed a lot. With holidays either in the UK or abroad out of the picture and a restriction on the number of people we can see and where we can go, knowing what to do during the Easter holidays is complicated.  Children still want and need to be entertained even if we have limitations placed upon us. Here are some of our ideas to try during the Easter holidays:    Let them have ‘me’ time Half an hour to yourself as a parent is utter bliss and as a child, this quiet time is important too. Make sure you give them time to enjoy playing on their own or watching a film in peace. Make sure they have a place they can go to relax and enjoy playing. Whether this is an under bed play area, a corner of the living room or in their bedroom, every child wants a space they can enjoy spending some me-time once in a while. You might even have the opportunity to enjoy a hot cuppa in peace too!  Egg-splore the outdoors Take a walk around the local neighbourhood, explore the nearby...

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How to keep a bedtime routine when the clocks change

It's still National bed month so we want to emphasise the importance of a good nighttime routine in children. It’s almost time for the clocks to change, the night’s become lighter and days become longer. Most of us revel in the change in clocks change but it can often play havoc in a bedtime routine and getting kids to sleep on time.  Keep to your routine Don’t change anything just because the clocks have changed. It is important to stick to the routine you already have like clockwork. Homework, tea, bath, story time and lights out all need to continue at the same time.  Not only will this give you a bit of time on an evening but it will also ensure your little ones get the amount of sleep that they need before another busy day ahead.    Get beds they love If your child loves their bed and the idea of bedtime then they are a lot more likely to get into bed each night and drift off. Whether it is a mid sleeper, in the style of a race car or princess bed or a bunk bed to share with siblings, knowing your kids want to go to bed is often half...

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Tutti Bambini: Everything you need to know about Read More

Tutti Bambini: Everything you need to know about

Tutti Bambini’s stylish and sleek nursery furniture help you create the perfect atmosphere to raise your little one. As a brand that knows first-hand what it is like to have your world turned upside down when your little bundle of joy arrives, going above and beyond to create nursery furniture that includes everything you could imagine. As a family brand, they have a passion to create and design the perfect product for you and your precious little ones, you can sleep comfortably knowing that their safety and design is at the heart of everything they produce. The British owned business founded in 1988, Tutti Bambini have over 30 years of hands-on experience helping expectant parents to create the ultimate nursery with the help of their stunning nursery range. They strive to know that they take care of the big things, so you can look after the little things. At Kids Beds Online we stock a range of Tutti Bambini products to help you create the ultimate nursery for your newborn.    Tutti Bambini: Cots The most necessary item in a nursery, a cot is an essential piece. Whether you’re putting your baby down for a nap, let them have some quiet time or tucking them...

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Ultimate Girls beds: International Women’s Day 2021
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Ultimate Girls beds: International Women’s Day 2021

International women's day is here and we are embracing all things girl power! The campaign this year for International Women’s Day is all about balance for the better and building a future that is gender-balanced. Now is the time, more than ever, that we expect balance in the world.  At Kids Beds’s Online we try to offer a wide range of specialist kids beds that incorporate all kids. Whatever your kids interests, we hope we have the perfect bed no matter their interests and hobbies so their dream bed is just a few clicks away!  However today, we’re focusing on the most popular beds for girls bedrooms right now. Getting the perfect night’s sleep as they grow up will help to support them and reach their potential in everything they want to do! Girls, you’ve got this!    Here’s how to create their perfect bedroom:  Let them use their imagination  Whether your child is obsessed with unicorns, space, reading, Tiktok or everything pink, you can work their interests into their bedroom design. You don’t need to go overboard on the decor, keep things neutral where possible with good quality bedroom furniture and a clean lick of paint and add accent features related to their hobbies and...

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Lets celebrate National bed month!
Lets celebrate National bed month! Read More

Lets celebrate National bed month!

March is National Bed Month, which as you can probably imagine, we’re pretty excited by it! A whole month dedicated to fun and exciting bed designs, super comfy mattresses and most importantly sleep.  Organised by UK Sleep Council, the month aims to remind us all of why a sound sleep is good for our health and raise the importance of something many of us take for granted. A good night’s sleep can make you happier, healthier and motivated for the day ahead and that is exactly the same for your child.  A groundbreaking study found that switching an uncomfortable old bed to a lovely new bed meant an extra 42 minutes of sleep, which we find pretty incredible! Making sure you’ve got the right bed for your child could be the one thing that gets them to sleep through the night without waking up. Investing in a quality bed or mattress might just help you stay sane thanks to a good night's sleep!    Get the perfect bed Your number 1 priority when making sure you’re kids get a great night sleepshould be the bed and the mattress. If it is uncomfy, lacks support or isn’t right for the room, then chances are your kids won’t...

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