The best kids’ beds to create a fun themed bedroom

Racking your brain for kids’ bedroom themes? Whether your youngster is animal-mad or a wannabe cowboy, we’ve got plenty of fun ideas to get you started.

As your child’s bed is one of the first things you notice in their bedroom, you’ll need to make sure it ties into your theme. Then, once you’ve picked an on-theme bed, the rest of the decor will easily fall into place.

To help you out, I’ve selected the best beds to help you create a unique bedroom theme – and I’ve paired them with fun accessories to match! So, if you want to give your little one’s bedroom a fun theme, look no further…

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The best bed for… a woodland theme

Both fun and cute, a woodland-inspired theme is great for little ones. You can add a touch of fun with friendly woodland creatures and leaf-print design. And with natural and understated hues like greens and browns, it’s also a great way to give your kids’ bedroom a longer lifespan.

So, if a woodland theme sounds right for your kids, a treehouse-style bed is ideal. With a fun secret hideout, your youngster can pretend they’re nestled away up among the trees! Just take a look at our very own Charlotte Kids Treehouse Bed below…

Charlotte Kids Treehouse Bed in Grey & Beige

With this fun bed, every night will feel like camping out in the wild woods. You can even add curtains onto this bed for that extra cosy feel – kids will be tempted to hibernate like their furry woodland friends!

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Now you’ve found your treehouse bed, make sure you stick to the woodland theme. To really stay on trend, go wild with furry animals, touches of magic, and splashes of natural elements.

Kids Faux Fur Hare Bean Bag

This oh-so fluffy bean bag is woodland style in a nutshell. With a cheeky little rabbit tail, you can give a nod to your woodland theme without going totally overboard – and what’s more, your little one will have the cosiest spot to curl up for bedtime fairy tales.

Whether you’re reading Hansel and Gretel or Little Red Riding Hood, your little one can even nod off dreaming of woodland adventures…

Little Bird Told Me Willow Deer Rocker

Fill the bedroom with friendly furry creatures and you’ll feel like you’ve stumbled into a wonderful woodland fairytale. This deer rocker by Little Bird Told Me will instantly add a fun woodland twist to your youngster’s room. And with a rattle in the tail and crinkly ears, it’s great for sensory play, too.

Snurk Childrens Flower Fields Petal Duvet Bedding Set

No woodland-inspired room is complete without a few touches of floral or leaf-scattered print. And with the flower fields bedding by Snurk, you can create a wonderfully wild and natural effect – perfect for capturing that woodland theme.

The best bed for… a safari theme

Is your youngster a little on the wild side? Then pick a theme that matches their wild streak and opt for a safari style bedroom.

When it comes to mastering the safari theme, find a bed that incorporates a fun pattern and natural materials, like canvas or rope. The Wildlife Climb & Slide bed by Lifetime Kids (below) is perfect for little adventurers… They can tire themselves out by sliding and climbing before bed!

With its fun canopy roof, kids can pretend they’re on the lookout for wild predators across the plains… and thanks to its tribal-style print, it will set off your safari theme perfectly.

Lifetime Wildlife Climb & Slide Kids Bed

Canopy Detail Lifetime Wildlife Bed

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If you’ve opted for the safari theme, go wild with bold animal print and bohemian materials – like wicker, bamboo, or jute. Here are some safari-style accessories to team with your bed…

Kids Faux Fur Leopard Bean Bag

Does anything really say ‘safari’ like leopard print? Pop this fun bean bag in your youngster’s room, and you’ll effortlessly create a fun safari theme. Oh-so fluffy and super cosy, even the most adventurous little explorers will want to sit down and take five on this comfy spot…

Bloomingville Water Hyacinth Lion Wall Decor

Brimming with both boho-style and Scandi flair, this gorgeous lion decor will go down a treat in a safari themed bedroom. Not only will the lion’s face add that essential safari touch, but you can create a look that’s bang on trend. With natural materials and a cute stitched face, you bring an understated yet fun touch to your little one’s room.

Bloomingville Giraffe Bookcase

Not to be missed, this giraffe-style bookcase is ideal for a safari theme. With an instantly recognizable silhouette, this bookcase is crafted from natural bankuan grass and rattan… it’ll effortlessly bring that wild safari vibe to the bedroom. And with the giraffe’s long neck, you’ll have ample space to store away knick knacks!

The best bed for… a seaside theme

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside… and if your kids also love a day at the beach, why not bring the fun home with a beach theme?

Whether you opt for a classic blue-and-white nautical style or a fun seaside twist, this theme has endless opportunities. To create a seaside theme, think laid back surfer touches, bright colours, and generally feel-good vibes. It’s also good to throw in a few fun themed accessories – ice cream or shell-inspired pieces are great.

For a seaside themed bed, look no further than the Campervan bunk bed by Julian Bowen (below). Take one look at this camper-style bed and you’ll be in no doubt about the theme – you’ll be transported straight back to those carefree days at the beach!

With a movable steering wheel and a surfboard-style ladder, it’s also perfect for sparking those make-believe sessions.

Julian Bowen Campervan Bunk Bed

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Bloomingville Ice Cream Coat Rack

No trip to the seaside is complete without an ice cream. So when it comes to creating a beach-themed bedroom, this ice cream style coat rack captures all the fun of the seaside! Keeping those coats tidy has never looked so delicious…

Bloomingville Barney Crab Bookcase

If you’re aiming for a beach theme, this rattan Crab Bookcase from Bloomingville is a charming finishing touch if you’re re-creating seaside style. Display books, toys, treasures and their shell collection on the 3 shelves. Woven around the sculpted metal frame, the natural Bankuan Grass weave would fit amongst colourful or neutral colour schemes too!

You best ‘snap’ Barney up quickly if you’ve settled on a seaside theme!

The best bed for a… Wild West theme

Want a cool bedroom theme your kids will love? Then say ‘howdy’ to a Wild West theme. It will make those cowboy games feel much more realistic…

With some desert flair and a touch of camping fun, you can easily create a Wild West theme. Stick to natural brown hues, cowboy materials like wood and rope (like a lasso), and don’t forget some cow print or horsey accessories.

And if you’re ready to give your child’s room a Western touch, the teepee cabin bed by Woood (below) is ideal for little cowboys and cowgirls. The exposed pine is authentic and traditional – perfect for that old-fashioned Western feel. It’s the ideal spot for little cowboys to hang up their hat after a long day!

And with cosy teepee features, kids can hide out and pretend they’re camping out in the wilderness…

Kids Teepee Cabin Bed by Woood

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Ratatam! Kids Buffalo Animal Disguise & Accessory

This lovable Buffalo accessory from Wild and Soft will complete a Wild West themed bedroom. 

Kiddies can dress up and pretend to be a roaming buffalo, exploring grasslands and raiding the kitchen cupboards to ‘graze’ (hopefully on fruit, but not likely!). 

Doubling up as a rug or blanket, after a long day of playing, Cowboys and Cowgirls will love snuggling up with this super soft accessory and dreaming of their next Wild Western adventure!

Kids Concept Teepee Play Tent

A wigwam tent is a lightweight and portable play tent – they’re ideal for kids’ rooms! And if you’re decorating with a Wild West theme, this tent by Kids Concept is the ideal spot for young cowboys to hide away after a long day of wrangling…

Pick a bedroom theme and get started…

Still not settled on a kids’ bedroom theme idea? We’ve got heaps of fun themed furniture and decor to help you decide. So whether you’ve got a little astronaut or a wannabe ballerina, you can give their bedroom a makeover they’ll never forget.

And no matter which theme you settle on, you can be sure you’re buying furniture from world leading brands at an affordable price. Head over to our kids’ themed furniture to get started today.

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With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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