How To Choose the Best Toddler Bed

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 | Comments Off on How To Choose the Best Toddler Bed

Quick Tip: If your baby has suddenly realized his or her Houdini skills and is able to escape the confines of the crib, then it is probably best to move to a toddler bed.

 

Congratulations, your previously tiny baby is finally graduating from the crib to a toddler bed! Toddlers are, for the most part, ready for the toddler bed at about the age of 1 to 3 years. It’s best that you not make the switch too soon. Remember that your baby is most likely to sleep on the toddler bed until the age of five, and will spend about 12 hours daily sleeping. It’s key that you take your time to ensure that the toddler bed you choose is comfortable–as well as safe. This week, Baby’ Own Room will concentrate on how to choose the best toddler bed.

 

Quick Tip: If your baby has suddenly realized his or her Houdini skills and is able to escape the confines of the crib, then it is probably best to move to a toddler bed.

 

The first thing you should consider are the side rails. Since kids normally toss and turn a lot at night, it’s best that the toddler bed you acquire for your kid has side rails to prevent tumbles. Some will have high rails attached, while others may just have slots in which you attach them. We suggest that you help your little tot feel safe and secure while transitioning to their new big girl big boy bed with the use of Child Craft’s bed rails for toddlers.

 

Keep Your Toddler Safe and Secure With Toddler Bed Guard Rails

 

Kids are playful and it is expected that they will bounce on the bed for several years. Remember that fun nursery rhyme, 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on The Bed? I still remember how much fun it was as a kid! It’s advisable that you ensure that the bed is sturdy and can withstand the bouncing for several years. To get this property out of a toddler bed, the frame should be made of solid wood, which will be costly. However, the investment will get you through the toddler years smoothly.

 

More Toddler Bed Tips:

 

  • Considering safety standards of the material the bed is made of is paramount.

 

  • Some paintings and finishing used on the beds may be harmful to the toddler.

 

  • You ought to check for seals of approval of the bed before making the purchase.

 

  • Lastly and definitely not least, choose a bed that has smooth edges as opposed to sharp edges. This is to avoid injuries when your toddler is playing on the bed.

 

“In addition to all these things, choose a bed that is colorful. This is mostly for fun and to compliment the kid’s room.” ~ Baby’s Own Room

 

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