From baby crib to a beautiful toddler bed!

Last Updated on June 27, 2023 by teamobn

From baby crib to toddler bed!

From baby crib to toddler bed!

If you have a baby, a crib is an absolute must. Not only does a crib provide a safe and comfortable place for your baby to sleep, but it also gives you a place to put your baby down when you need to take a break. Cribs come in a variety of styles and prices, so you can find one that fits both your budget and your baby’s needs.

What happens to the crib when your child outgrows it? While some parents may feel sentimental about selling or storing away their child’s crib, it’s important to remember that cribs are designed for infants. Once your child reaches a certain age, it’s time to move them on to a toddler bed.

Here’s a clever way to maximize the use of your child’s crib/cot as he or she transitions from being a baby to a toddler! By removing one side of the crib, you can create a makeshift bed for your toddler that will save you money in the long run. Not to mention, it’ll be a comfy spot for your little one to sleep in during those crucial early years.

Instead of selling or giving away your old cot, you can easily convert it into a safe and comfortable toddler bed. By simply removing one side of the cot or turning them upside down, your child will be able to climb in and out of the bed with ease. Plus, the added rails will provide extra safety and security for your little one at night. It’s easy to do and it’s way less costly than getting a brand new bed for your youngster. And of course, it’s a bit of fun for everyone!

From a baby crib to a toddler bed

Toddlers are a joy to behold. They are so curious and full of energy, always exploring and learning new things. It’s a time of great growth and development and watching them grow and change is a true delight. Of course, parenting a toddler can also be challenging. Especially putting them to sleep. Most toddlers go through a phase of resisting bedtime. They may cry, throw tantrums, or try to delay bedtime as long as possible. An enjoyable place they can call their own can be of big help – a toddler bed!

Toddler beds are an excellent way to transition your child from a crib to a bed. They are smaller in size than a regular bed, which makes them perfect for toddlers. Additionally, most toddler beds come with rails to prevent your child from falling out.

Toddler beds are a great way to help your child feel more independent and grown up. They can still have the security of rails to keep them safe, but they can also start to feel like they are in their own bed. This can be a big adjustment for some toddlers, so it is important to be patient and help them through it.

If you’re looking for ideas on how to turn your crib into a toddler bed, be sure to check out our album below. You’ll find a variety of creative ways to make the transition from crib to bed, and you’ll be able to find the perfect solution for your child’s bedroom.

Do you know someone who could use this toddler bed transformation idea?

You’ll need these materials:

  • Crib/Cot
  • Wood Screws
  • Pallet Wood Slats
  • Wood Glue
  • Metal Angle Brace
  • Paint

And these tools:

  • Cordless Drill
  • Measuring Tape
  • Spirit Level
  • Miter Saw
  • Router
  • Sander

Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.8-)

Thanks to Adriel Booker for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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