Cover on a children's bed

When creating an interior in the bedroom of your child, one of the key roles is played by the veil on the children's bed. You can buy it ready, order on an individual project or do it yourself. The main thing is that it fits into the interior of your child's room.

Selection features

A baby bed is not only a place to sleep, but also a place to play. That is why it is so important that the blanket carries, besides the aesthetic function, also a protective and developing one.

In the nursery, everything should be done with taste and bring harmony into the inner state of the child. This is especially important, given the fact that the taste of children develops from the first years of life. That is why the aesthetic component of the interior is of great importance.

The bedspread on the bed in the nursery should be combined with the style of the room, and can also be a bright accent in it.

In addition, the veil should have a protective function. That is, to protect the bed from external influences.The child can chop up, paint the bedding, and to avoid this it is necessary to have a high-quality, dense blanket that not only prevents babies from getting on the bedding, but also will not get together and fall out of bed when the child is on it.

Also a bedspread on a children's bed should also perform a developmental function. We must begin to teach the child to order as soon as possible. And this will help you cover. Your child already from 3.5-4 years old will be able to independently make the bed. Therefore, the veil should be light, so that the child is not difficult to handle him.

When choosing a bedspread for a baby bed, do not forget about the safety of your child. It is necessary to ask a certificate of quality for products. Do not buy the product is too acidic flowers and unpleasant smell.

When choosing a bedcover, you also need to take into account the opinion of the child. And even if his choice does not quite fit the interior of the room, you should try to choose a different color with the same pattern, or try to fit it into the room as much as possible with the help of other accessories. This will not only help instill a sense of taste in the child, but also help the child to feel its importance.


Like all textiles in the nursery, preference is given to natural fabrics.

  • Wool blanket. It is warm, can be used for sheltering a child. But with this material you need to be careful. A child may have an allergy to natural wool, or it will just seem prickly to your child.
  • Cashmere veil. It is warm, soft and pleasant to the touch. But if you often find the child on the bed can quickly lose its appearance, and also cause allergies.
  • Cotton cover. It is a practical and durable material. He does not sit down, withstands a large number of washes. Natural material is not electrified, does not cause allergies. It is harmless even for newborns. That is why it remains at the peak of popularity for many years.
  • Bamboo cover Gaining increasing popularity. It has a completely different texture from simply smooth to pile covers. Bamboo, like cotton, does not attract dust, does not electrify, does not cause allergies. Can be washed in a typewriter.

But permissible and artificial materials.

Fleece bedspread. Very popular. Easy to care, does not fade, does not roll. Bright colors.Hypoallergenic, breathable, absorbs moisture. Minus - accumulates static electricity.

Acrylic cover. Do not cause allergies and is resistant to numerous washings. But poorly absorb moisture and electrify. Hiding such a veil is unpleasant, and during the daytime you will have to clean up.

Velsoft. Modern material, very pleasant to the touch, bright colors will not leave the kid indifferent. But, like any synthetics, it is electrified, and with rare washes it loses its ability to absorb moisture.

Bedspread from viscose. Very soft and pleasant to the touch. Since it is made of cellulose, the closest in composition to natural fabrics. But it doesn’t fit into the nursery a little, since it is thin, keeps its shape and is easy to assemble.


For different ages, it is worth choosing different colors, depending on their perception.

Newborn babies will be better off with blankets in soothing pastel colors. Beige, pink, blue. It should not be too bright pictures, so as not to cause concern to the baby.

For older children, you can make a bright accent in the interior with the help of a bedspread. Heroes of favorite fairy tales, cartoons will look great on it, and they will not leave your kid indifferent. But such bedspreads can quickly annoy.After a few months, the child may like another cartoon and he will request a new blanket with a new hero.

Teenagers will have more serious samples of bedspreads, like on an adult bed. From different multgeroev their room is better to save. Stretching a child bed plaid with an adult ornament, you are pushing him to growing up. Looks great veil, echoing colors with curtains. This will make the interior in the room of your child more complete and complete.

For boy and girl

Since girls perceive warm colors (peach, beige, pink) better, and boys have cooler shades (blue, green, gray), preferences in the interior should be given to these colors. This also applies to the bedspread.

For girls, you can choose bedspreads with different ruffles, bows, lace patterns. For a boy, everything must be concise and simple. Here you need a rectangular blanket, in which case the main design will depend on the colors.

The size of the bedspread depends on the size of the bed. Bed covers must be at least 20 cm in size. Then it will cover the entire bedding.But at the same time the veil should not be dragged along the floor. In addition, it is necessary to take into account the design of the bed and the fact that it is pushed to the wall.

If the bed has a back, then around them it is worth having a stock of only 10 cm, so that you can easily fill. For this option, a great cover with an elastic band. This option is not very popular, but in vain. Such covers do not require ironing, as they have a constant tension, do not move out when the child is constantly on them, do not have folds and look neatly. It is easy and high quality to fill the bed with such a veil can even a small child.

Standard bed covers have dimensions:

  • for the crib of a newborn - 60x120 and 80x140mm;
  • for older children’s beds - 120x170 and 180x220mm.

The last size of the bedspread with a children's pattern is the maximum.

On a single bed, a size of 150x200 mm is quite suitable.


The cover on the bed for your child can be made with your own hands. Then it will carry the warmth of your heart. You can simply crochet bright thread. The plaid from thick knitted threads will look great. But you can sew.The cover made in the patchwork technique, quilted with padding polyester, will look great and add a unique style to the children's bedroom, especially since hand-made is very popular in recent years.

Ideas in the interior

  • Cartoon heroes decorate the bed of a child aged 3 to 12 years.
  • The quilt is great to smother in the interior of the nursery.
  • Curtains and bedspread with the same pattern perfectly complement the interior of the children's bedroom.
  • Knitted blanket in the crib will not only bring it in order, but they can also hide the baby in the cold.
  • Plaid of pompons - fun and bright.

Choosing a bedspread for a child’s room is a very demanding job. Therefore, you need to choose it, carefully considering and taking into account all the pros and cons. And if the bed is not only a place to sleep, but also performs the function of a sofa, then it is better to choose fabrics that do not require special care, which will please you and your child for a long time. And do not forget to ask the opinion of your child when choosing a bedspread on his bed. After all, for the development of your child's own opinion, this is very important.

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