15 children's bedroom ideas that are both playful and practical

A children's bedroom with a shelving unit built around a single bed and a small desk set up
(Image credit: Shelved)

Transforming your little one's bedroom is the perfect chance to blend fun with functionality. Whether you're designing a toddler's first room or revamping space for a growing child, there's always room to get creative with children's bedroom design

We've gathered a treasure trove of ideas to make your child's bedroom a place that will spark their imagination. From innovative storage solutions to keep clutter at bay, to vibrant colour schemes that will reflect your child's personality. These ideas will cater to their current interests while anticipating their future needs. 

Gabriella Dyson
Assistant Editor

Gabriella is Homebuilding & Renovating's Assistant Editor. She is a DIY enthusiast and a lover of all things interior design. She’s spent the past decade crafting copy for regional publications, award-winning architects, and leading UK homeware brands. 

She has a particular passion for historic buildings and listed properties, and she is currently in the process of renovating a Grade II-listed Victorian coach house in the West Country. At Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine, Gabriella is responsible for curating the magazine's home case studies and regularly contributes to the Homebuilding website.