Industry related to room
decoration for small children is in boom these days.
Imagination and creativity can be most experimented in
this part of your home where the décor has to be
changed more frequently with the growing age and
maturity of the children and also their changing
tastes and ideals.
Here are some of the ideas that you can use:
Kids who love soccer or baseball can have
matching sets of bedspread, curtains, sheets, duvets, rugs and
wall hangings featuring their favorite sport or cartoon
Wallpapers with a wide range of kid related
themes such as fairies, elves, Harry Potter, Powerpuff Girls
or N'Sync can be used to adorn the walls with matching
Match your room décor to the function of the
area and make sure that you have included the appropriate
number of beds, their sizes and provided for separate areas to
play and study for the kids.
There should be enough storage area to allow
the kids to keep their books, clothes and playthings and yet
have space to indulge into their favorite hobbies.
Walls and floors of their rooms should be
easy to clean as kids tend to draw on them with their crayons!
Color of the walls should be bold and two or
more primary colors can be used as accents and accessories for
that funky child-like look of the room.
Rooms for small children must have an
appropriate bed with a good mattress, a bed side table with a
lamp, alarm clock and a glass of water, desk with a chair and
study lamp preferably in bold colors, bulletin boards and
areas where the child can draw and pin-up his or her creations
and a mirror.
Make sure that there are no protruding sharp
corners or breakable things in the room for small kids and
there are no exposed wires, plugs and switches too. Place
child-safe switches in the room.
Night-light is extremely important and make
sure that you can hear your child anytime he/she needs you.
You may use an emergency alarm, intercom or a child monitor
for the purpose.
Using cork and bright-colored soft rubber
tiles, as flooring for kids' room is safer for them and tend
to cushion their falls. Rubber flooring is easier to wipe and
You may paint the lower half of one wall of
the children's room with blackboard paint or hang a real
blackboard in their room to allow them to draw as much as they
Permanence is the last thing you want in a
room for small children. So, opt for more temporary and
quickly removable and changeable solutions instead.
Classic colors for walls and carpets can be
made to look funkier with use of more inexpensive and easily
changeable accessories such as trendy lamps, area rugs,
sheets, linens, curtains and toys.
While bright plastic and other kid-sized
furniture is easily available in the market, adult-sized
furniture with a fresh coat of paint can be used too.
Flexibility is very important while
decorating rooms for children of elementary age or when your
family is still expanding.