10 Fun and Creative Ideas for Your Child's Bedroom

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for Your Child's Bedroom

Kids are messy. They're also creative, imaginative and wild! And if you're the parent of a child, it's your job to keep them clean. But why not add some magic to their bedroom with just a few simple changes? Kids love things that are new and exciting. So why not give them something special?

Child bedroom with jungle animals theme and elephant  wall mural

1. Introduce a new theme

While themes can be used anywhere in the house, they're especially fun for kids' rooms and playrooms. Keep it simple by choosing just one theme or go wild with several decorating ideas. If you want to keep things simple but still have some personality in your child's space, choose an animal-themed room that has a lot of color and texture.

Children bedroom with grey walls and navy accents

2. Repaint the room

Changing the color of your child’s room can be one of the easiest ways to give it a fresh new look. After all, there are lots of different paint colours to choose from and it’s easy to get a new look with a fresh coat of paint. You can even paint the ceiling, or just the walls. The choice is yours!

Girl's bedroom with pink accesories and muted brown wall and white floor to ceiling dresser

3. Is it time to buy a new bed?

It’s time to buy a new bed if your child is growing too big for their old bed or it's looking shabby or outdated because of stains or other damage like ripped fabric coverings.

Girl's bedroom with canopy bed and pink polka dots wallpaper

4. Choose wallpaper

To make your child's room more fun, choose wallpaper that appeals to them and involve them in the process of making the choice and even helping set up, if age appropriate.

Child forest themed bedroom with canopy bed and mountains mural

5. Canopies look magical and are easy to install

Canopies look magical and are easy to install. Canopies can be made from a variety of materials, including fabric, metal or wood. You can also choose between a canopy that hangs above the bed or one that is installed in the window.

Child room with space theme, slide and round light fixtures

6. Choose the right lighting.

Lighting is a subtle yet important aspect of any bedroom. The right lighting can make the room feel cozy and welcoming, while the wrong lights will make it look cold and sterile.

Bean bags in kid's room with pastel colors and wallpaper

7. Introduce bean bags for comfort and fun.

Introduce bean bags for comfort and fun. Bean bags are a great way to make a child's room more inviting. They can be used in many different ways and offer many benefits, such as being easy to store and transport.

Princess theme bedroom for a girl with white canopy crib and pink wallpaper

8. Add some charming furniture.

Now that you have a vision for your child's bedroom, it's time to add some charming furniture. The right pieces can make all the difference in how your child uses their space and feel about their room.

Kids bedroom with teepee, work and play area in navy and white colors

9. Create space for more than one activity in the bedroom

One of the best ways to ensure that your child’s bedroom is a place where they can feel comfortable and enjoy themselves is to create spaces for them. You can do this by adding a desk and chair for homework, a reading nook with comfy pillows, or even a play area where they can put away toys when they are not being used.

Kid bedroom with nature theme mural, grey crib and wicker round carpet

10. Give the walls a new look

Murals are a fun way to give your child's bedroom some personality. Give them creative license over what characters or themes they want in their first sanctuary and let them help design it if they are artisticly inclined.