Decor Ideas to Promote a Peaceful Night's Sleep for Your Children

Published Oct 27, 2015 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Ensure that your little ones have a good night's sleep with these decorating tips

Having a deep sleep with peaceful dreams is so important for children, and the look of their room  can really impact this. Here are some decor ideas that will contribute to a good night's sleep for your kids.

  1. Calming Wall Colours

Don't underestimate the importance of appropriate wall colours in your child's room. Shades such as pale green, beige or lavender are very soothing, and will help your kids fall asleep faster and wake up relaxed and well-rested.  You can also paint their favourite cartoon characters and superheroes all over the wall, which they are guaranteed to love!

  1. Bunk Beds

Everyone would agree that a peaceful sleep requires a comfortable bed.  Bunk beds are a perfect solution for families with children for so many reasons.  First of all, they don’t take up much space, which is crucial if you have a small apartment. Second of all, and definitely more importantly – your kids will love them! This kind of bed provides a touch of adventure and thrill. No matter whether you choose a simple or fancy one – all you have to do is to add a bunch of fluffy pillows and soft blankets, and you'll provide your children with a unique sleeping experience.

  1. Toys, Toys Everywhere

Toys are a very important part of your kids’ childhood. They will shape their attitudes and behavior, so pay special attention to what you are buying. Interactive toys are the best solution, because they develop creativity in children. Stuffed toys are an essential part of every kids’ room, and your children will enjoy in hugging them and sleeping with them. It is important that they play every day, because doing so will tire them out and help them sleep better.

  1. Books--and more books!

Make sure you provide plenty of bookshelves in your kid's room and fill them up with fairy tales and many other books (even comics are better than nothing). Reading is a crucial part of every child’s cognitive development.  Plus, bedtime stories create a special bond between child and parent. Reading your kids their favourite fairy tales before bed is something that will make them sleep peacefully. Place a cute kids floor rug right in front of the bookshelf, together with large, plush pillows, so they can sit there for hours reading books. Comfort is everything, and your kids will learn to appreciate books if they appreciate the feeling they have while reading.

As you can see, there are many factors that contribute to a peaceful night's sleep for kids.  Relaxing wall colours, comfortable beds, favourite toys, and a calming bedtime story all make for a happy bedtime for your little one. And happy kids makes for happy parents!

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