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How to choose the perfect rug for your kid’s room

Moms have a lot on their plate. There are times when it can seem like it will all be too much. For example, if you have to buy a new rug and are left with the millions of options to choose from. Below we will try to help you pick a new rug for your child’s bedroom so that you can tick it off your list and focus on other things. 

Practical considerations are important when buying a children’s rug. For example, try and choose an option that will not irritate your child’s skin too much, and one that is as close to being hypoallergenic as possible.

Softness is also a plus, particularly if your child is just beginning to crawl. In addition, as a mom you will know that, for better or worse, children will make a mess and will probably get stains on their rug. This means you will want something washable. Wool is good for all of these things and an alternative option, brilliant when you're on a budget, is polypropylene. 

Aesthetic considerations are next up. It is probably a good idea to get a darker color for a child’s bedroom, as something lighter (stay away from virginal white!) is very unforgiving in case of a little accident. 

Next up your kids will probably want an input in their choice of rug. They will probably want rug that shows their favorite cartoon character, or perhaps even a scene from their favorite film. Or they may ask the rug to be in their favorite color. 

Another option is a rug that can be part of your kid’s games. There are now so many rugs available that contain puzzles or game’s boards, so that it will not only look good but also offer hours of fun and be creatively stimulating. 

We hope that the above tips have given you some ideas on what kind of rug to buy for your kid’s bedroom, and that you enjoy the shopping trip!

The infographic below from is there for more information on the choices of rugs available for your child’s bedroom. 

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