Create A Theme
By now, you most likely have an idea of what your toddler likes and doesn’t like. Toddlers have vivid imaginations and their room should reflect that. For example, if your child likes pirates, consider painting the toddler room blue and brown. From there, you can add decorations.
Keep in mind that not everything in the room needs to revolve around the theme you choose. Revolve the room around a general theme so that way your
Make Room for Reading
As your toddler grows, he or she might acquire a collection of books. A kid-friendly bookcase is an essential component for toddler storage. Look for bookcases that also offer room. The bookcase pictured above offers storage at both the top and bottom for plenty of toddler related items.
All children love to have a hiding spot where they can escape and play. If their room has a closet that isn’t providing much storage, turn it into a nook. Leave enough room for clothes and shoes and use the rest for their secret spot. Adding shelving that is out of reach of the toddler could also help with keeping the room organized and tidy.
Your toddler is most likely brave and could climb up any furniture that looks appealing to him or her. Larger furniture, such as dressers, armoires, or bookcases, should be secured to the wall with either L-brackets that go into the wall with a screwdriver, or furniture anchor straps. If you have many electrical devices, consider using a wire guard so that he or she cannot reach them. Also consider installing childproof outlets as toddlers can insert items (or even worse, their fingers) into electrical sockets and get shocked.
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