Having several kids at a small home surely make you think the efficient bedroom for them. The idea of sharing bedroom is then come up. Besides for keeping the space in your home, a sharing bedroom will benefit you to build bond between the siblings. Follow these tips to design a sharing bedroon for your kids:
How to Design A Kids Sharing Bedroom Which They Love
1. Involve the Kids in Designing the Room
This step is for avoiding the complaint you might have on the following time. It also makes the kids proud since they taste and willing will be occured in their bedroom. They can help with the colour of the wall paint, wallpaper, curtains or other furnitures. They also may choose their own favorite character for the bedsheet. You can follow their ideas totally, or if you think they don’t fit your budget, you can direct them slightly or mix their wants.
2. Create the Kids’ Personal Area
To appreciate them as a whole human being with their own thought and personalities, try to space out a corner to create their personal areas. They might have their own desk with their own knicknacks, comic collections, school books arrangement, special stationeries, etc. You may also give them separated bookshelves and toy boxes.
3. Let the Kids Decorate Based On Their Personalities
Give them a space to decorate such as a wall. Then, ask them to decorate with their art work. They may draw and colour, or they may make a paper work and stick on the wall. Or to make it practical, you can ask them to buy they own favorite character wall sticker and decorate as their imagination.
Besides the wall area, the kids may decorate the bed area with a playful rug or the room corner with some throw pillows. The point here is to give them space for discussion about the decoration. Make sure to give complement to all of their effort regardless of which idea you take.
4. Let the Kids to Always Share to Each Other
Always remind your kids to share everything even the younger one. Don’t just push the older one to share because he learns quickly and understand well. Vice versa, don’t keep the younger too long in the room so that he won’t disturb the older. Let them share mutually. Provide the general story books or toys that they can share.
5. Create A Hidden Storage for the Older Kids Perks
Usually older kids have more important stuffs to protect or keep, to keep it from the younger reach, you can make a hidden storage on the high shelf.
Another trick is using a wall-hung storage buckets which you can hang on the wall or behind the door.
6. Free Up the Floor Space
If you have under the kids older than six, it is better for you to have the free the floor from heavy stuffs. Think of a bunk bed which will give the more spacious floor to play or chat. If you have a plan to separate the kid’s room in the future, you may pick the bunk bed which can be separated into two beds.
In designing the kids’ sharing bedroom needs more discussion a negotiation with the kids. But through that you can build a good communication in the beginning and thd next more time.