Kids Bedroom Buys for Pre-Schoolers - Our Pick of the Best

Kids Bedroom Buys for Pre-Schoolers - Our Pick of the Best

Your pre-schoolers bedroom is place you can cut loose with ideas and colour to create a space that is fun and inviting for your child. A neutral tone for the walls makes a good back-drop to then create an identity through colour and design with colourful furniture and accessories which you can then update and change as your child grows and develops. Think about what your child needs at this stage in their life; by now they should have grown out of their toddler bed and be ready for a regular 3ft single bed, cabin bed or bunk-bed. Now is also the time to introduce a small desk to get them used to sitting quietly to do craft or even numeracy and literacy. That said, it is just as important to allow plenty of  soft floor space for play, so you'll also need lots of stylish storage to keep all those toys orderly. Take a look at our favourite furniture and accessories for pre-school bedrooms.

1. London Bus Bunk Bed

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London Bus Bunk Bed

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Little ones will love going to bed in this colourful and decorative kid’s bunk bed. It is ideal for a space saving solution for children who share or if sleepovers are a regulary thing. Finished in a bold lacquered red finish and with a London bus design for a fun touch. H136 W108 D200cm.

£400, Dunelm

2. Lomsk Swivel Armchair

Lomsk Swivel Armchair in the shape of an egg with a canopy

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With the hood pulled down this colourful armchair makes a great secret hiding-place for a child playing hide and seek or wants a quiet reading nook. The fabric lets light in so it is never completely dark under the hood. The chair also spins for extra fun. W59 

£45, Ikea

3. Kids Decorative Rug in Arrows Design

Kids Decorative Rug in Arrows Design

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This Decorative rug in Arrow design is a beautiful feature for any children's bedroom or play room. The fun arrow design will spark any child's imagination into a fantastic game of Cowboys and Indians. L80cm W140cm.

4. Gesso Dolls House Shelf

Gesso Dolls House Shelf

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Made from MDF with a soft chalky white gesso finish, this distressed finish dolls house shelf makes the perfect display for your little ones childhood treasures. With softly worn edges and different shaped shelves, this sweet shelf can be displayed freestanding to let the little ones play, or wall hung to display some sweet keepsakes. H 61 W 40  D 5cm.

5. Memory Balloon Ceiling Light

Memory balloon ceiling light in various colours

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Here's a balloon that won't float away and is perfect for a child's room. Available in eight glossy glass colours: red, green, orange, blue, turquoise, grey, yellow and opal. Made from triplex glass, the Memory Balloon Light requires a standard bulb, and comes with a ceiling plate which can be screwed into the ceiling using standard size screws. Bulb E27 15w to 23w depending on size of fitting ordered. Qualified professional installation recommended. Small D25 H26.5cm, Medium D30 H31.8cm, Large D40 H42.5cm.

Not on the High Street

6. Mr Men Cloud Print Bedding Set

Mr men kids bedding

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Contemporary and classic; both boys and girls will love this fun and colourful bed linen featuring this Mr. Men design. Made from pure cotton. Single (3ft) L198 W137cm.

7. Galaxy Gang Robot Storage Totes

Galaxy Gang Robot Storage Totes

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Keeping their space tidy will be a blast while they build their own robot with this set of three Galaxy Gang storage boxes. Each box is printed with parts of a robot in tones of blue and red, and when stacked one on top of another, they make a perfect robot friend with antennae and a smiling face. Each box H25.5  W40 D25.

£10, Wilko

8. Whittington Desk and Hutch

white kids design and chair for 3 to 8 year olds

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Pre-schoolers need a a sensible space to get creative or start on their phonics. This smart children's desk is the perfect size and very space-efficient. The shelves and pin board back are super-useful too. H112 W90 D60.

£215, Great Little Trading Company

9. Little Home Felt Shark Laundry Bin

Little Home Felt Shark Laundry Bin in gray

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Encourage tidy rooms and let them dive into cleanliness with this fun shark laundry bin from our little home at John Lewis. Made from tactile felt that fits perfectly in a child's room, it is crafted in the shape of a shark with its mouth wide open ready for any dirty laundry that comes its way. H87 x Dia36cm

10. Height Ruler Wall Chart

Vintage ruler wall chart for measuring kids heights

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A vintage ruler to measure the height of your family members. Great to add some old school charm into your childs room. The height rule will need hanging accurately for perfect measuring. H203 W45cm.

11. Personalised Framed Animal Clock

Personalised Framed Animal Clock

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Telling the time can be lots of fun with these cute and quirky personalised framed clocks. Choose from five different colourways and a whole host of animals to make the perfect personalised gift. Can be hung up (hanging items included) or stood on its side. Matt white frame with a glass pane front. Requires 1 AA battery (not included). Frame H23 W18 D3.5cm.

£35, Not on the High Street

12. Dot Kid's White Bedside Table

Dot Kid's White Bedside Table with a yellow shelf and yellow feet

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Practical and playful, the Dot kid's white bedside unit is a contemporary design made from strong, lacquered wood, which wipes clean for easy maintenance. The bedside unit has two open shelves and bright yellow feet made from solid birch. Requires home-assembly. H58.4 W40.1 D25.1cm.


Rachel Homer has been in the interiors publishing industry for over 15 years. Starting as a Style Assistant on Inspirations Magazine, she has since worked for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines and websites. After starting a family, she moved from being a content editor at to be a digital freelancer and hasn’t looked back.