Kids rugs are the ultimate décor solution for the bedroom or playroom or even the family room. They’re stylish, durable, practical and convenient. Today we’ll be filling you in on the 6 big benefits of kids rugs parents can’t get enough of and how to go about picking the right one for your child’s room. By the time you’re done reading what we have to say, we guarantee you’ll understand what all the fuss is about.
Kids Rugs are a Must Have – Here’s Why
The 6 Big Benefits of Kids Rugs
As you decorate your child’s bedroom, a floor rug is often the perfect finishing touch used to tie the space together. Children rugs are a staple piece of furniture to most parents and caregivers but we’re here to tell you that they’re capable of so much more than just looking beautiful.
Aesthetics aside, here are 6 reasons why you should invest in one of the kids play rugs we have on offer.
1. Stimulating Colors and Designs
While we love play rugs covered in letters of the alphabet and suburban roads, these can sometimes clash with your kid’s bedroom style and often become unused after 6-7 years of age. Our collection includes vibrant, colourful, quirky & playful designs. Which brings us to our next point.
2. Versatile and Long-lasting
Our rugs don’t look like your typical kids play rug. As such, you can use them as kids’ nursery rugs while they’re little or in their bedroom once they’re older. Even when they have moved out of the house completely, you can still use them elsewhere in your home as décor. With the proper care, your kids will have their rug from birth until they are having kids of their own. Plus, our kid’s rugs can be used in any area of the home without looking out of place.
3. Warmth and Comfort
Bare feet, exposed knees and the flailing elbows associated with toddlers & young children are not the best of friends with cold, hard floors. Rugs can act as a great safety net by giving them a soft place to land. While a carpet is great, a removable floor rug is even better.
4. Make Cleaning a Breeze
Because your child is likely to spend plenty of time atop their rug, messes will be made. It is inevitable. But instead of having to clean up a floor (think sweeping, vacuuming or mopping) with machine washable kids rugs all you need to do is fold the rug, pick it up and pop it in the washing machine.
5. Protects the Floor Underneath
All of the spills, splatters, scuffs, scrapes, splashes and sometimes even crashes can really take its toll on a floor. Having a rug on the floor not only protects your child but the floor too! And if the mess made is a little too big too clean up, we don’t know about you, but we’d rather purchase a new rug as opposed to a whole new floor.
6. Easy to Buy
Forget about spending hours trawling through furniture stores. You can easily buy rugs online. Plus, if you pick one of our stunning kids room rugs from our beautifully boldAtrium collection or our decidedly durableGemini collection, you’ll enjoy seamless online ordering and contactless delivery.
How to Pick the Right Rug for Your Kid
Even though the task in itself is pretty simple, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind when shopping online for play rugs. Before you click “add to cart”, ask yourself the following questions to ensure you pick the product that’s right for you.
What material is it made of?
How big is it?
What shape is it?
What colour is it?
Will it match the rest of your home?
How much does it cost?
What Material is it Made of?
Material is perhaps the most important aspect to consider when picking a rug for your child. Sure, there is nothing quite as soft, beautiful, and eco-friendly as a wool rug but this might not be the best option for the playroom. Rugs made from jute, jute and cotton blends, as well as polypropylene can be great, durable option.
How Big is it?
When it comes to rugs, size matters. Naturally, you need to pick a rug that’s size works well with the space available in its intended location. But did you know that large rugs can make a space look smaller than it actually is? And that small rugs have the opposite effect and can make a room look bigger?
What Shape is it?
Shape is important for a number of reasons. For example, a round rug is thought to make a space seem bigger than it actually is all the while providing a soft depth to rooms with hard linear angles, drawing attention to a certain spot and enhance the “coziness” of the space. Rectangular rugs and runners can make a space feel bigger & appear longer. Square rugs are a great option for square-shaped rooms or rooms that have a lot of square-shaped tables.
What Colour is it?
When it comes to colours, homeowners are spoilt for choice. Do you want a rug in the softer pastel shades for your nursery or something brighter and bolder for your 6 year old? Or even a multi-colour rainbow print rug to add brightness and excitement to your kid’s bedroom? You’ll be able to find a kid’s rug in the colour—or colours—you desire.
Will it Match the Rest of Your Home?
In line with the above, if you plan on keeping the rug for years to come and use it in other areas of the house, make a wise colour choice. As gorgeous as that hot pink rug looks in your child’s room now, it may not look as good in a couple of years when it’s being used in the entryway.
How Much Does It Cost?
At the end of the day, no matter how long the rug could last, it is for a child’s room. That means that instead of spending a small fortune on a rug, you should opt for something more affordable that you won’t mind getting paint, food, or crayons smushed into. Plus, depending where you are, transporting the rug to you can be costly. Luckily, SpacerStore rugs are free to ship Australia-wide.
Stick with SpacerStore
SpacerStore is your one-stop-rug-shop. Whether you’re looking for rugs Perth, Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne, we’ll help find the ideal rug for your kid’s bedroom or playroom.
We pride ourselves on our extensive rug collection, our superior customer support and our hassle-free purchase process. In other words, if you need a rug we’ve got you covered!