Reasons bunk beds are so popular for kids, and why parents and children love them.
It is a fact that kids love bunk beds. In a child's eye, what's not to like about them? With bunk beds, kids get to climb a ladder, sleep either up high or in a dark space, and give a good prop for pretend play. Surprisingly, parents love them just as much for different reasons. In this article, we go over what parents and kids-alike love about bunk beds and help find the perfect one for your child.
In today's market, there are endless styles and designs in bunk beds. The traditional twin stacked, twin over double, some with a desk, others with storage, and some with all of the above. You can virtually create a complete bedroom set with one functional bunk bed station! The possibilities for decor are just as vast and can range from vintage to ultra-modern. Bunk beds can be as much fun to decorate for you, as your children will have sleeping and playing with them. Any themes, colors, and options are available with exceptional quality and safety for the youngsters.
The storage available in bunk beds is another area bunk beds have blossomed. Anything you want to add is possible or you can buy it built into the bunk bed set. Dressers for clothes, desks for homework, shelving for TVs and displays, you name it and it's available! If your kid's room is on the snug side or you have siblings sharing a space, these units are perfect and act like a whole furniture collection all in one. The space is maximized and you get more bang for your buck, and more room for a toy area or video game corner. If you decide on the bunk bed design with the bed below angled, making the unit an "L" shape, you can put a dresser or desk underneath as well making more wall space. When looking at a bedroom on all dimensions wall space seems very wasted with regular beds. Bunk beds utilize vertical space and give rooms more area for movement.
Like with any other room in your home, it's important to establish simple rules with your kids for bunk bed safety. Children love to play with the bunk beds and it is encouraged, but make sure they are clear what the possible dangers are. Jumping from the top bunk, not holding onto the rails properly, or kicking the top bunk from the bottom could be harmful. Once you've set some standard rules, you can relax knowing your kids are having safe fun!
Speaking of fun! Bunk beds can inspire kid's imagination and they can spend hours playing on bunk beds. Fishing over the edge, being a captain in a submarine, or becoming Princess Rapunzel in the tower, playtime will be a joy with friends or by themselves. Another popular activity is to build fort and tents and create an indoor campsite with flashlights and music. If two siblings share a bunk bed and both want the top bunk, make the bottom bunk special by constructing fun lighting or mobiles to make the space have its own special qualities. They might end up trading bunks every few months to get a different perspective from time to time. Bunk beds keep siblings close together, but still give them their own space to sleep and decorate on their own. Making decor neutral to allow their changing individual personalities in accessories can be best for one child or two sharing the room together.
With the options to create the ideal bedroom to meet your child's needs, bunk beds are the perfect solution for your kid's bedroom space. A versatile storage and organization station with twins or a twin and double all combined. Parents love them because of all the benefits and capabilities, and children love them because they are a blast! With the bunk beds today, you will want to be a kid again!
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