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Child Safety

Best Toddler Bed

If your little one has outgrown their crib (or mastered the art of escaping it) you might want to consider getting them a toddler bed. Toddler beds are constructed lower to the ground which makes it easy for your little one to get in and out while offering greater safety than a standard, high-standing bed. We’ve chosen five of the best toddler beds on the market, each of which feature safety rails so your little one doesn’t unexpectedly roll out of bed, they’re constructed to comfortably sleep children weighing up to 60 pounds, and lastly they all have fun designs to stimulate your toddlers imagination.

Little Tikes Pirate Ship Toddler Bed

Your little first mate will have a swashbuckling good time riding the waves to dreamland in the Little Tikes Pirate Ship Toddler Bed. This bed is constructed of high quality plastic and looks like a real pirate ship with a footboard designed like the helm of a ship, complete with a spinning wheel; remove the helm to reveal convenient storage for your toddler’s toys. Coming out of the headboard is a mast with a fabric sail and a crow’s nest while along both sides of the headboard are cubby holes ideal for storing books and other treasures. This toddler bed fits a standard crib mattress, which is designed to sit lower than the sides of the bed, ensuring that your little one stays safe and secure while riding dreamlands choppy seas. Lastly, there’s also a reading light and two auto-shut off night lights.

KidKraft Princess Toddler Bed

A beautiful shade of pink and gold crown details ensure the KidKraft Princess Toddler Bed will make your little princess feels like royalty. Constructed primarily of composite wood, this toddler bed has a more regal look than those constructed of plastic. The guard rails on either side of the bed don’t look like guard rails most toddler beds feature as they feature a whimsical design with detailed gold swirls which add a noble look to the bed. The four bedposts are topped with gold crowns and there are also gold crowns on the head/footboards as well. This toddler bed fits most standard toddler mattresses, so you can easily transfer your little princess’ mattress from her crib right into their new royal bed.

KidKraft Fire Truck Toddler Bed

If you have a little boy who’s really into fire trucks (or trucks in general) you should definitely consider getting him the KidKraft Fire Truck Toddler Bed. Constructed of composite wood, this toddler bed has a more modern look than toddler beds that are made of plastic. The bed is designed to look like a fire truck and features the front of a fire truck at the footboard, wheels on the bottom, and of course all the brightly-colored, firefighting-related images kids love. The guard rails on either side of this toddler bed look like ladders, perfectly tying them in with the theme of the bed. You’ll also love that it accommodates most standard crib mattresses.

KidKraft Dollhouse Toddler Bed

What little girl wouldn’t love sleeping in the sweet KidKraft Dollhouse Toddler Bed? Made of composite wood, this sleek and sturdy toddler bed is designed to look like a charming dollhouse. The foot of the bed features three pink flowers and a pink window while the headboard has four storage shelves and windows on each side which open and close. The guard rails resemble a picket fence in addition to the pretty pink bricks and green bushes painted on the side of the bed. There’s even a chimney that comes out of the roof of the headboard! Just place your child’s crib mattress into the bed and she’ll be ready for sweet dreams in her new dollhouse toddler bed.

Delta Children 3D-Footboard Toddler Bed

If your toddler is a Sesame Street fan, they’re going to love this toddler bed which features a 3D image of Elmo on the footboard. Keeping Elmo company are vibrant, friendly images of Cookie Monster, Big Bird on the headboard. The bed is made of the highest quality plastic and sits on a durable metal frame with bright blue guard rails on either side of the bed to keep your toddler safe and secure during sleep. There’s also no need to worry about buying a new mattress because this toddler bed conveniently accommodates a standard crib mattress.

Bridget Galbreath
As a mother to two young and very spunky boys, I have first-hand experience with virtually every baby and young child product on the market. From strollers to carriers, I can tell you everything you need to know about the best quality and the best priced baby products.
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