Purchasing new nursery rugs or kids’ rugs can be a daunting task: They need to be durable yet soft and gentle, too. Luckily there are many choices, including colorful patterns and designs, interactive children’s rugs and a variety of materials. Before you make the big decision and purchase new kids’ rugs, boys room rugs and girls bedroom rugs, consider the following helpful tips:
Which size and shape of kids’ rug do I want for my space?
Colorful carpet tiles are a great solution for unusual or irregularly shaped spaces, and best of all, each tile can be cleaned individually in case of a spill, an accident or general wear and tear. Kids’ area rugs are another quick and easy way to cover a large amount of floor space while protecting your flooring and your little one’s hands and knees. Before you make your purchase, be sure to measure the space where you want to place your new children’s rug. Using templates or taping off floor areas can really help you visualize which kids’ rug size and shape you really want.
What children’s rug material works best?
Childrens rugs need to be extremely durable as well as soft and cozy. Depending on the age of your child, you may even want a rug that he or she can take a nap on. While comfort is a key consideration (think plush shags and sheepskin rugs), cleanliness and hygiene should also be of utmost concern when it comes to the textiles that will be in close contact with your child’s skin. Make sure toxic chemicals and glues aren’t present by choosing nursery rugs for girls and boys with a simple and unobtrusive backing. Look for a kids’ rug that is made of washable materials and has a lower pile height that won’t harbor bacteria. You might even opt for a children’s rug that’s been made for a school classroom and carefully designed for children’s safety and health.
What pattern do I want on my nursery rug?
If you’re having trouble deciding on a pattern for your children’s rug, consider one that’s interactive. Many rugs for kids rooms come with map or dollhouse design — some even come preprinted with game graphics like hopscotch, tic-tac-toe or bingo. You can even take this a step further with educational nursery rugs that feature maps, puzzles and vocabulary words. If you’re looking to complement a bedroom theme, there are many whimsical colors, patterns and characters you can choose from, too. As with any kid-related decor, try to choose a design, character or graphic that your child won’t grow out of quickly. Better yet, invite your child to sit beside you during your online shopping trip and let him or her pick out a favorite kids’ rug!More: Rug Size Guide — Find the Perfect Fit
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