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Buying a new bed is always exciting for your child, whether they've grown too big for their existing one or it's their first big bed, there are plenty of factors to consider.
If you are struggling to find the best kids' beds to buy, we have rounded up 10 of the best kids' single beds for all ages; with plenty of choices for you to pick from. Whether you're looking for kids' beds on a budget, a bed with a cute design or a lovely buy for children which will last for years to come we have a great selection of beds for children for you to buy.
Kidadl's Top Pick
Whilst all the gifts on this list come highly recommended, this is our top pick. We love this bed as it is great value for all of the added features and is made to last.
1. Dynamo White Cabin Bed
If you are looking for a bed for your child which is an all in one, this white cabin bed, with a compact design that makes the most of the bedroom space, could be the one for you. With a desk that can be easily pulled out for schoolwork, a set of drawers to easily store clothing and a shelving unit for books this bed has everything you might need. The bed is a high sleeper which is ideal for those looking to save space, whether your child is in a small bedroom or you're looking to maximize their play space. The bed comes with a chunky ladder which is perfect for kids to climb in and out of bed carefully.
- Price: £339.97
- Size: H114.7 x W100 x D199cm
- Mattress not included
- Assembly required
- A great long-lasting bed to buy
Best For Wannabe Race Car Drivers
2. Storm Children's Racing Car Bed
On your marks, get set go! Encouraging your kids to sleep in their own bed has never been easier with this car toddler bed. With working lights that plug into the mains, this race car bed will make bedtime even more fun as kids will be able to use this bed as a nightlight (great for those children who don't like to sleep in the dark!). The headlights on this kids' car bed also make a great light for story-time.
- Price: £299.95
- Size: 198 x 94 x 40cm
- Working headlights
- Comes with mattress
- Great first toddler bed
Best For Storage
3. Argos Home Boutique House Bed
If you are looking for a bed which optimises storage for your kids' bedroom, you'll love this single bed as it has plenty of great features. There is a roof over the top of the bed, and you can hold a number of stuffed toys on the built-in rail, as well as the cool bungee cords on the inside where kids can hang their drawings or cards. It also has a wonderful desk on the side of the bed which can be easily reached via a small window on the side. This is the perfect place to keep a bedside lamp or even do some homework in the evening. This child's bed has a deep drawer underneath for additional storage, and the bed itself is made up of slats which are easy to clean in the case of any accidents or build ups of dust over time. Your kids will love the exciting and magical element of the roof design, making this one of the best beds for them.
- Price: £250
- Size: L196, W136, H158cm
- A lovely green colour suitable for boys and girls
- Does not include mattress
Best For Adventure Loving Kids
4. Moro Cabin Bed Mid Sleeper With Slide
This is undoubtedly the kids' bed of dreams! With so many different elements to it, your child will have a whale of a time sleeping and playing in this bed. We love kids' cabin beds and this one is extra special as it comes equipped with a slide, tower and a tunnel, making this the perfect playtime inspiration whilst of course being a lovely bed. With a convenient and an easy to use ladder that can be put on the left or the right, this mid sleeper has it all. If your kids love to play in a den they'll love the underneath of this mid sleeper bed, or if you're looking for some extra storage space, why not make the most of this space with drawers, a desk, storage for their toy boxes or other bedroom furniture?
- Price: £229
- Size: L202cm x W101cm x H114cm
- The slide is 145cm from the bed
- Additional add-ons available to buy
- Does not come with a mattress
Best For Families On A Budget
5. Noa & Nani Single Bed Dorset In White
When looking for single beds for kids, they don't have to have all of the add-ons to be a great pick. If your child prefers a more simplistic look, or if you're shopping for a new bed on a budget this bed is undoubtedly the best choice. Made from solid wood, this three ft pine bed is made to last until your child grows into a larger single bed and your children will love how easy it is to climb in and out of this low sleeper bed. One of the best things about the Dorset single beds is that they are a classic look that will suit any style of bedroom that any youngster will enjoy. The bed is raised 20cm above the floor, meaning that you can even fit additional storage underneath or a pull out trundle bed for easy access when it comes to sleepovers.
- Price: £89
- Size: 198cm x Width 98cm x Height 98cm
- Low sleeper
- Great for a kids' first bed
Best For Kids' Bunk Beds
6. Julian Bowen Campervan Bunk Bed
If your children are sharing a bedroom, then they will love this super exciting campervan bunk bed. With two beds built into a cosy camper, this bed is a great choice for a bunk bed. The bed frame styles the ladder as a surfboard as an extra fun design touch. This is a great children's bed for any age as ,similar to car beds, this camper has a stylish exterior, whilst still meeting the safety and comfort requirements of any child. Whether you've got two girls to contend with, two boys or one of each, they'll love to get into these stylish bunk beds every night.
- Price: £499.99
- Size: H136 x L208.5 x W107.5cm
- No mattresses included
- Includes a movable steering wheel and surfboard ladder.
- Suitable for 2 kids
Best Low Sleeper For Kids
7. Harriett Single Tent Bed
If you are looking for the perfect toddler bed, or the best kids' beds, then you'll love this single kids' bed. The bed posts are designed to look like tent poles, making the bed a cute design that children can add their own finishing touches to. Children will love to hang flags and drawings from the bed or make a play den using it. This bed would be great for a toddler bed or a kids' bed, it is easily put together and can be bought with a mattress included if you wish. Whether you're looking for the perfect boys' beds or girls' beds, kids of any gender will love this single kids' bed.
- Price: £118.37
- Size: 163cm H x 96cm W
- Great to get creative
- Awesome for play days
- Easy to wipe frame
Best For Small Bedrooms
8. Argos Home Mia High Sleeper Bed
Having the smallest room in the house can be quite a squeeze for children, especially those with endless belongings to store. This high sleeper bed is great as it provides plenty of underneath storage space and a place to play. Whether you're looking for a kids' single bed with storage or a raised bed, this is one of the best kids' single beds. The Mia Sleeper bed from Argos is white and comes with an easy to use ladder to allow your child to climb into bed safely and easily. The finishing touches of this bed include an intricate heart design along the sides which kids will love the detail of.
- Price: £200
- Age: 6+
- Size: L195.3, W101.5, H181.8cm
- No mattress included
Best For Tweens
9. Noa & Nani Hampshire Grey Single Bed
Being a tween can be a confusing age as your child sits between being a child and a teen, so finding them a bed which is grown up enough to see them through tween years is an important consideration. This single bed which provide loads of storage underneath, is the perfect choice for tweens looking for a more grown up bed or any children with lots of toys to store. The bed fits a single three ft mattress, ready for any youngster to get comfy on. Although this bed frame does not come with a mattress you can buy one from Noa & Nani which will fit perfectly into place.
- Price: £129
- Size: W98cm x L198cm x H82cm
- A great choice for stylish kids' beds
- Complete with a grey finish, suitable for older children
Best Themed Bed For Toddlers
10. Disney Princess Carriage Bed For Toddlers
The final bed on our list is this lovely Disney Princess carriage bed for toddlers. With so many wonderful elements to this bed, you will definitely struggle to get your children out of bed each morning. The front of the bed showcases Ariel and Rapunzel and inside your child will be greeted by Belle, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. This bed is also fit for a princess as it is shaped like a carriage, which younger kids will love. To encourage your child to sleep in their own bed, this a great buy as it allows children to feel secure, whilst having the freedom and excitement of their very own toddler bed. We love these kids' beds as they also come with built-in storage underneath the foot of the bed, perfect for any royally good bits and bobs to be stored, ready for playtime.
- Price: £199.99
- Size: 157 x 85 x 171 cm
- The perfect kids' princess bed
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