13 Best Kids' Rugs That You Can Buy Now!

Best Kids' Rugs That You Can Buy Now!

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A rug is a great way to brighten up a child's bedroom, or protect little feet from cold floors.

There are all sorts of colours and designs to choose from, and your child will love picking out something that reflects their personality. Big or small, fluffy or flat, striped or themed, there are kids' bedroom rugs out there for every taste.

We've collected together a range of the cutest rugs for children and detailed what makes them so great so that you can find the perfect one for your child - take a look below.

For more children’s bedroom inspiration, why not also take a look at our guides to the best kids' sofa beds and the best kids' dressing tables that they will love.

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Kidadl's Top Pick

Whilst all the children's rugs on our list come highly recommended, this is our favourite - we love the pattern and the snuggly feel!

1. Vertbaudet Harlequin Rug

Vertbaudet Harlequin Rug.

This Verbaudet Herlequin rug is right up our street. It's bright and beautiful, with a lovely shaggy texture that makes it super cosy, perfect for children to sit and play on. At 100 x 133cm it's a good size, too. A beautiful addition to any child's bedroom.

Main Features

  • Price: £61.50
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100 x 133 cm

Best Fluffy Rugs  

2. Cumay Faux Lambskin Rug

Cumay Faux Lambskin Rug.

If you're looking for fluffy rugs or carpets for kids, this is our top pick. This faux lambswool rug not only looks fabulous, it's unbelievably soft, too. Your kids will love the feel of it on their feet, though it can also be used to drape over chairs and sofas to make an extra snuggly seat. Plus, it's machine washable - bonus!

Main Features

  • Price: £10.31
  • Age: (we recommend) 2+
  • Size: 30 x 25 x 4.2 cm

Best For Families On A Budget



There are tons of great Ikea kids' rugs to choose from but this cute circular one particularly caught our eye.  It's excellent value, and the bright animal design is perfect for parents looking to add a pop of colour to their child's bedroom without spending an arm and a leg. Considering the price point it's surprisingly well made; the fabric feels relatively durable and it's super easy to wipe clean - an important consideration when young kids are involved.

Main Features

  • Price: £12
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100 x 100 cm

Best For Dinosaur Lovers

4. Dinosaur Children's Floor Rug

Dinosaur Children's Floor Rug.

This fun dinosaur print kids rug will delight any dino-lover, and at £14.95, it's a complete steal. The cute dinosaur pattern is bold and colourful, and it's nice and big - perfect for playtime. Though it isn't the thickest or softest material, it's still perfectly comfy to sit or walk on and, for the price, feels pleasingly good quality.

Main Features

  • Price: £14.95
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100cm x 140cm

Best For Tween Girls

5. Argos Home Global Brights Berber Rug

Argos Home Global Brights Berber Rug.

The lovely geometric pattern on this rug would make it a stylish addition in any room, though we think tween girls might be most taken with its mature, eye-catching design. It's a good size (great for stretching out on when doing homework), nice and soft and easy to clean, too.

Main Features

  • Price: £40
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 170 x 120 cm

Best For Girls Under 10

6. Milan Distressed Floral Rug

Milan Distressed Floral Rug.

In our search for bedroom rugs for girls, this one really won us over.  The floral design and pale pink colour are so pretty, adding subtle warmth and elegance to any space. It's really soft and cosy, too. A sweet elephant design is also available, great for a baby's room.

Main Features

  • Price: £24.95
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 120cm x 120cm

Best For Enhancing Playtime

7. Campton Green Rug

Campton Green Rug.

If you're looking for fun rugs for children's rooms that do more than look nice then this Zoomie Kids rug is a great option. The map-like design helps stimulate play, providing a mat for kids to build their houses, roads for them to wheel their toy cars and tracks for them to run their trains. The bold colour scheme is sure to brighten up the playroom and the fabric feels great quality.

Main Features

  • Price: £61.99
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 120 x 170cm

Best For Under 5s

8. Vertbaudet Tufted Yellow Stars Rug

Vertbaudet Tufted Yellow Stars Rug.

This sweet, simple rug is a great option for a younger child's bedroom - it's nice and soft and features a magical starry pattern that also makes it a great neutral option if you're looking for playroom rugs. Dark blue and grey designs are also available.

Main Features

  • Price: £57
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100 x 133 cm

Best For Space Lovers

9. Margarita Moon Mission Dark Blue Rug

Margarita Moon Mission Dark Blue Rug.

This space-themed will rug is perfect for lovers of all things intergalactic: the bold pattern features stars, planets, rockets and meteors that are sure to add a little colour to your child's bedroom and spark the imagination. It features an anti-slip back that makes it ideal for hard floors and is also machine washable - always a great perk!

Main Features

  • Price: £14.99
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100 x 130 cm

Best Mini Rug

10. Vertbaudet Blue Green Cloud Rug

Vertbaudet Blue Green Cloud Rug.

Rugs can get pretty pricy, particularly the bigger sizes. Mini rugs make for a great affordable option if you're looking to add a bit of character to a room without shelling out too much. We love this whimsical little cloud which is also available in pink, yellow and grey - perfect for a baby's room.

Main Features

  • Price: £17.50
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 75 x 55 cm

Best For Early Years

11. Argos Home Teddy Circle Rug

Argos Home Teddy Circle Rug.

This circular teddy rug is super cute, and would make a lovely addition to a toddler's room or playroom. The design and colour are age and gender-neutral, meaning you can get a good few year's use out of it and have the option to pass it on to siblings. Matching bedding and storage are available if you're going for a uniform design scheme.

Main Features

  • Price: £20
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 100 x 100 cm

Best For Teens

12. Modern Handloom 3x5 Rug

Modern Handloom 3x5 Rug.

This neutral tasselled rug is understated and cool, and will look great in a teenager's bedroom with the addition of a few hanging plants. 100% cotton and featuring subtle raised detailing, it's an on-trend design that older kids will be sure to appreciate.

Main Features

  • Price: £69
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 91.4 x 152.4 cm

Best Plain Rug  

13. Maestro Plain Rug

Maestro Plain Rug.

If you're looking basic bedroom rugs to add colour and comfort to your child's bedroom or playroom, these plain rugs for kids from Argos are a great bet. They may not be the thickest or most luxurious, but they range from £26-35 in price - amazingly good value for a decent-sized rug - and will still add an element of cosiness and style. Plus, there are six different colours to choose from, so you're sure to find the perfect one for you.

Main Features

  • Price: £26
  • Age: 0+
  • Size: 120-170 cm

Kidadl Best Buys selects the top parent-recommended products across the web for families and children of all ages. If you liked our guide to the best rugs for kids, why not take a look at our pick of the best kids' desks, and really get your child's room kitted out? Or, explore something different and check out our guide to the top kids' school bags, where you're sure to find something to delight any child.



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