Choose a Child's Bed

Children's bed aren't always selected as carefully as an adult's bed. The parameters and considerations in selecting a child's bed are quite different. They need to be comfortable now and in the future and also how the bed can be placed to make good use of the space in what is often a smaller room. THINK about its longevity and how soon your child might outgrow it.

1. Choose a Basic Type.

Each type of child's bed has it own merits, whether be it storage, accessibility, or additional floor space beneath. If you want the bed to last, opt for a modular bed in a suitable material like ply or HDHMR which will last a lifetime. Another benefit of the modular bed is that the end panels can be changed at a later stage to give the bed a completely new look.

Now, lets see what we think are the most practical and economical bed types :


Slightly shorter than a regular bed, this is an ideal first bed, specially if space is a constraint. It features two side rails to prevent your child from falling out, and the rails are often adjustable so that you can lengthen it as your child grows.

A toddler's bed recently delivered by Team Lakkadworks.


Single beds, practical when child goes from toddler to teens , are available in a wide variety of finishes, styles and with or without headboard and footboards. If are happy to buy for the short term, customised beds frames such as race cars or fairy tale castles are also a good option.


If a room is short on floor space, a loft bed is a practical solution for children of five years and over. The bed is customised to be much higher than a normal bunk bed( often high enough for an adult to stand beneath), allowing space below to be used to place another furniture or simply as a play space.


This type of beds have built it storage beneath it, making it a desirable choice for rooms that are short on storage space. There is a huge variety of storage combinations available, including shelving, drawers, even these can be customised to suit the space being planned for.


When children share a room, or if you have guests staying frequently at your place, a spare bed comes in handy. In addition to classic single-over-single bunk beds, there are other options available, which have larger bed at the bottom, or have more storage drawers. or a pull out trundle that provides even more sleeping space.