Buying kid’s beds is one of the most easy things parents do when its time to move the child from the crib into their new bed. However, the challenge sets in when the child starts their growth spurt. Most parents find that the crib may be able to be converted, thus continue using this until the growth spurt happens, and other prefer to buy a toddler bed until again, the child outgrows the bed. Well, every parent has a right to an opinion, s to what suits their child best, but the fact that the child will eventually outgrow the crib and the toddler bed makes other parents choose the twin bed for the long run. Should this be your choice, consider the below few tips.
Consider the type of twin bed to go for
Twin beds re available in various makes, which can be of metal, wood, adjustable or divan bed frames. Which of these frames will be safe and comfortable for your child? The Divan bed frame is very common in kids twin beds since they have drawers underneath. These act as storage space areas, thus making them suitable for small rooms.
Consider the Types of Mattress To Use
Most of the twin beds have a standard size. The mattress should thus be of the size suitable for the twin bed. In selecting the mattress, consider the comfort that your child needs, as well as how well it will support their body. The types of mattresses used include the innerspring mattress, memory foam mattresses, water bed mattresses and air mattresses.
Consider Your Child’s Age
every child at different ages will need to have some sense of security when lying down on their bed. The child may also be the kind that rolls over their bed, and falls to the ground. In determining your child’s age in buying the kids twin bed, things like a bed frame, portable safety rails and mesh safety rails will have to be bought separately. This will considerably add to your expense, as these pieces are often separate items from the twin beds.
Consider Your Budget
The above point now brings us to how much you have budgeted for your kid’s bed. The twin bed is actually a very good choice of bed for your child, as it will see them through high school and sometimes, even beyond. You should thus have set aside enough cash to not just buy the bed, but also the mattress and the extras that will give your child a good night’s sleep.