Space, Function and Fun: Bunk Beds vs. Twin Beds

On June 17, 2013 by Vishal Bhanushali

When it comes to children play is king, so what is your best option for bedtime? Are two beds better than one? Or is it best to look into the world of bunk beds?

Kids play

A children’s bedroom is their castle, den, forest and hideaway. The main focus of this is of course the bed. It can be a pirate ship, a race car or an island, whatever playtime dictates.

Bunk bed design

Bunk beds are a great way to add some fun to a bedroom with the added extra of functionality. A bunk bed can free up floor space, provide storage and a place to stay for a spontaneous sleepover.

Bunk beds from Bedroom World come in a range of different designs and styles. If safety is a there are bunk beds with higher sides for added reassurance. With such an extensive design spectrum bunk beds can also offer storage, seating and desk space for when its homework time.

Thuka Kurt Bunk Bed

The benefits of a bunk bed can really help your children enjoy their room to the fullest, adding a fun side to bedtime, great for when you need to get your little monsters off to sleep.

Although bunk beds offer great value, fun and space, a twin bed setup can really help break up a room. If your children are sharing a room each will want to put their own design on their half of the room. Twin beds help settle personal boundaries giving each child a sense of ownership of both their bed and the space surrounding. This option may be a better choice for larger rooms or for siblings who have trouble agreeing, the top bunk/bottom bunk argument can last quite some time.

Bunk beds design

big girl bedAnother positive point is that twin beds can prepare children for when they make the transition to their own room.

The major downside of twin beds is that it can drastically limit floor space available in your room, making it feel smaller than it actually is. This can affect the feel of the room and lead to children not wanting to go to bed. Every child needs their own space and this is especially true when it comes to bedrooms.


Our Verdict.

Bunk beds verses twin beds, it all depends on the amount of space you have available. In the end the decision maybe best left to your children, if they enjoy where they sleep they are more likely to stay in bed.

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