Twin Bed Or Toddler Bed, Which Will You Choose? – When you are making a decision to buy a Little Tikes bed, the first question you must ask yourself is do I buy a twin bed or a toddler bed? Many parents have struggled with this question when buying a Little Tikes bed. Below are different styles, characteristics, pros and cons, that will surely help make your decision between buying a twin bed or toddler bed a little easier.
Little Tikes Twin Bed
These great beds come in a variety of different characters and colors for your child to enjoy. First of all, there is Lightning McQueen, of course he is from the great movie CARS. Lots of kids love this character and only get to enjoy him more as a Little Tikes twin bed. The Lightning McQueen twin bed has lots of colorful stickers, decals and realistic wheel hubs to make him almost real enough to drive.
Next up would be the Sports Car bed. This twin bed comes in a variety of colors to suit your taste including blue, cherry, white, black, green and pink. These colors allow you to match your room color or go with a theme to create that perfect room for your “Little Tike”.
For the “Little Princess” on your bed shopping list we have the Storybook Cottage twin bed. You will have no trouble getting your child to sleep in this twin bed. The Storybook Cottage bed is also big enough for your child and a friend to play on and let their imagination and creativity take them to magical places for hours at a time. It also has a storage area in the headboard for books or toys.
If you decide to buy a Little Tikes twin bed, you know from the information above that there are lots of different characteristics and styles, but they are also common in many ways.
- They all hold a standard size twin bed mattress and box spring
- They are large beds and require lots of room
- Enough room for mom or dad as well
- Made from durable thick plastic
- Range in price from around $350.00 – $420.00 U.S. “could be more or less”
- Recommended for ages 3 and up
Little Tikes Toddler Bed
Like the twin bed, the toddler bed has a variety of different characters and colors as well. Lets start with the “little brother” of Lightning McQueen, the Lightning McQueen Roadster toddler bed. Of course he is very similar to his “big brother” in many ways with great looks, colors, decals and realistic wheel hubs. However, given the fact that it is a toddler bed makes him obviously smaller, but more easily accessible for younger children.
Up next in the toddler bed line is Thomas Tank. He looks amazing, and will give your child memories to last a life time. Thomas Tank has lots of storage areas for toys, books and collectibles, he even has a storage chest at the front for additional items like clothing, toys or P.J’s. The Thomas Tank toddler bed also has train tracks built into the bed rails for your childs toy trains.
The last toddler bed to discuss is the Disney Princess bed. Like its “cousin”, the Storybook Cottage twin bed, it also has a storage area with shutters built into the headboard for books or toys. This toddler bed as low rails with rounded sides to make climbing in easy for your child. The great looks of this toddler bed with its shingled look and canopy style roof will make your little girls transformation from crib to toddler bed easy.
Like the twin bed the toddler bed has similar characteristics as well.
- They hold a standard crib mattress
- They do not require lots of room
- There is not enough room for mom or dad to lay with their child
- Made from durable thick plastic
- Range in price from around $261.60 – $319.99 U.S. “could be more or less”
- Recommended for ages 18 months to 5 years (depending on your childs growth rate)
As you can tell there are quite a few factors to consider when buying a little tikes twin bed or toddler bed. Theses factors include, practicality, price, space, and the current age and needs of your child.