Guest Picks: Bookshelves for Kids' Rooms
Store their favorite stories in one of these practical and, in some cases, whimsical bookcases
Books and Legos are the two things that seem to multiply in my daughter's room while I'm not looking. To keep your kid's books from taking over the house, I've rounded up a few practical (and some not-so-practical, but fun) options to keep them organized. The Lego storage is a whole other story. — Maddie from Colour Me There
I love Jenny Lind products, and the bookshelf is no exception. It's a perfect piece for a nursery or young child's room.
This tree bookshelf would look fantastic in a forest-themed kid's room. You can even punctuate the shelves with a bird softie or two to add to the effect.
This product is part bookshelf and part toy storage. You can use the handy chalkboard labels to organize books by subject or popularity.
This bedrail shelf is a fantastic way to provide safety and store books! Attach it to most beds (it's available in several sizes) and fill with your kid's favorite books — genius.
This tree bookshelf would be a fun addition to a room. If the shelf is out of your price range, you could settle for one of the cute bookends instead.
This vintage-inspired wall storage would suit both a girl or boy's room. Painting the wall a contrasting color will make the shelves stand out.
For a nautical-themed kid's room, these boat bookshelves would be just the ticket. You could even "name" the boat with some paint to make it more personal.
The bright colors combined with natural wood make this giraffe shelf a beautiful piece to use in a nursery or kid's room.
Simple and practical, these hanging shelves suit rooms painted in muted or bold colors.
For lovers of Dr. Seuss, this bookshelf would definitely add some whimsy to the room!
These simple rail wall-mounted bookshelves are popular right now and for good reason: They get books off the floor using wall space instead of floor space. They are handy for small rooms.
A polar bear bookshelf! This one falls into the not-so-practical-but-super-fun category.
This striking, modern bookshelf design would definitely make a statement. There are a lot of color combinations to choose from too.
Made with ecofriendly materials, these bookshelves come in a colorful palette and can be stacked and positioned to suit your own needs.
Curvy and fun, this arched bookend would be a unique way to store books and toys in a kid's room.
This is one of the most popular kids' bookshelves out there. Buy it in a bright color or a neutral shade, and use it to keep books off the floor and easy to access.
Reminiscent of the rotating book storage used in libraries, this book stand is a handy way to store a lot of books in a small space.
You can have fun with words and spell out "read" or "book" to bring the literature theme into your kid's room, or spell out his or her name. It's both fun and practical.
This whimsical option for a kid's room adds a twist to the traditional straight shelf.
It's a playhouse and bookshelf in one! This would make a fantastic reading corner for a little one.
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Ideabook published on May 29, 2012.
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