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Small Kids Rooms that Pack a Lot of Punch

Small Kids Rooms that Pack a Lot of Punch

Short on square footage? Wondering how you're going to create an effective room layout for your kiddos without cluttering the space? As kids get older, their needs change. If you ever find yourself in a small kids’ bedroom dilemma, just take a look at some of our best solutions for low ceilings and small spaces that maximize every area of the room. These bed configurations pack a lot of punch with sleeping, studying, and storing solutions. Here are a few great examples.

small beds for small kids rooms

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Low Loft Beds for One

Maxtrix loft beds for kids are likely the best option for anyone looking to change a child's room over time. The space underneath can hold dressers, bookcases, a desk, or any combination thereof. We really like loft beds with stairs (but our kids’ loft beds also come with angled or straight ladders) for safety and storage.

The Great

great low loft with stairs

GREAT4 WP : Storage & Study Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs, Storage + Desk, Panel, White

Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs, Storage + Desk

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1. Our loft beds with storage stairs – whether low, mid or high – provide space for clothing or toys, as each step doubles as a drawer. Depending on your ceiling height and your child’s age, you can go from a low loft bed with three drawers all the way up to a high loft bed with five drawers. Choose the bed that best suits your child’s storage needs, age, and room layout.

2. Bookcases are essential for bedtime reading and storytelling. Young children and older teenagers have the option to add books, storage bins, and more to the open deep shelves. Plus, everything is easily accessible.

3. Slide-out kids' desks work so well in this configuration as you can keep limited bedroom space open when your child isn't studying or doing homework. Simply slide the desk underneath the bed or slide it out for craft time or studying.

GREAT NS : Staircase Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs, Slat, Natural

Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs

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The Box

low loft bed with desk and storage

BOX22 CS : Storage & Study Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Straight Ladder, Storage + Desk, Slat, Chestnut

Twin Low Loft Bed with Straight Ladder with Storage

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1. A low loft bed with desk is a great choice for elementary school kids who need space to do their homework. Our two-drawer student desk has deep drawers for writing utensils, books, craft supplies, and more. Even better, this desk slides right underneath the bed when you’re not using it, which helps to maximize floor space when your child is not using it.

2. Books are so easy to organize – and your child stays safe – when items are within reach. While this kids’ bookcase is an integral part of this bed’s design, you can easily slide it out and use it as a standalone piece of furniture. Just add a crown and base kit to dress it up. This bed also boasts deep cubbies next to the desk. Think how tidy your child's room can stay with so much storage in one bed setup.

3. Straight ladders help to open up your space. Without extending in front of the bed, the straight ladder is the cleanest and simplest setup for a kid's room. This loft bed height is perfect for younger kids as climbing up is super easy. Your child will only take three steps to reach their low loft bed, keeping them safe and sound during their climb up to bed.

EASY RIDER NS : Standard Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Angled Ladder on Front, Slat, Natural

Twin Low Loft Bed with Ladder

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The Wow

low loft bed with slide and desk

MARVELOUS NS : Play Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Slide and Straight Ladder on Front, Slat, Natural

Twin Low Loft Bed with Slide and Ladder

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1. A slide! Why not add fun to practicality? A loft bed with slide is a fantastic way to encourage your kiddos to get up in the morning. Plus, play dates just got so much more fun. Imagine the extra play hours spent indoors when it's it raining or too hot/cold outside. There’s never a shortage on entertainment with this cool loft bed for kids.

2. Adding toy storage under this play bed helps to contain all of the excitement in one place. The open cubbies make grabbing toys and putting them away easy and fun. Since they don't sit up too high, your child can easily participate during clean-up time, no matter how tall they are. Notice there is also space under the front side of the bed for a pullout study desk and chair. You can rearrange this look by interchanging these components or adding other ideas like storage cubes or dressers. It's your bed to configure.

3. Angled ladders with a handrail are great for little ones. The grooves on the ladder help your child climb safely as the handrail provides support and helps him or her balance. Need stairs? Simply change it out:

DELICIOUS NS : Play Loft Beds Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs + Slide, Slat, Natural

Twin Low Loft Bed with Stairs and Slide

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High Corner Loft Beds for Two or Three

Need to sleep two in a room? Shared bedrooms can be challenging to design – especially as your kids become tweens or teens. Girls and boys alike want individual spaces to thrive. Here are two of our favorite shared bedrooms that pack a lot of punch.

The High Rise

high loft bed with storage

HIGHRISE NS : Corner Loft Beds Twin High Corner Loft Bed, Slat, Natural

Twin High Corner Loft with Straight Ladder and Angled Ladder

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1.  Corner loft beds are so versatile, as you can use them in your home, vacation home, dorm, or playroom. By elevating two beds, you've freed up all the room’s square footage. Our L shaped loft beds are sold in two sizes – low and high. Plus, you can choose a low corner loft bed and then raise it to a high corner loft bed later if you wish.

2. Corner desks help to maximize the space underneath this High Rise corner loft bed. This freed up an area for a five-drawer dresser (because we know girls love their clothes!)

corner desks

3. A second desk can be added to the other side of this teen loft bed with desk so each child has their own space to study independently. This setup limits distractions so your kids can ace all their tests. And, when it's time for bed, each child has their own ladder, which helps to limit waking up siblings.

The Triathlon

twin over full triple corner bunk bed

TRIATHLON NS : Multiple Bunk Beds High Twin over Full Corner Loft Bunk Bed with Ladder + Stairs, Slat, Natural

Twin over Full + Twin High Corner Loft Bunk with Angled Ladder and Stairs on Left

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1. Yes, you're seeing that correctly. That's two beds up high just like the High Rise featured above. What makes this high loft bed different, however, is that we've added a staircase entry to one side and an angled ladder on the other. This is ideal for a room that can accommodate the extra width for the staircase. Plus, you're adding all that extra storage with each step's pullout drawer.

2.  The Triathlon features a full sized bottom bunk on one side. This creates extra space on the bottom bed – perfect for a sleepover, nighttime snuggles, or bedtime stories with Mom and Dad. We've added underbed storage drawers for more storage space here, but you could also opt for a trundle bed to sleep a fourth child.

3. There is still space under one of the top beds for a piece of furniture like a student desk. This is a great space for independent study or creative time.

desk and underbed storage for triple bunk bed

What do you think? Stay connected with Maxtrix and shop all of or Unique Solutions. We hope they provide some inspirations for your small kids rooms.