Furniture for the smallest: how to choose the playpen in the nursery
The playpen is an essential attribute of the interior of a room for a small child. SuperDom will tell you how to choose the playpen in the nursery.
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Playpens can be made of wood, plastic and inflatable, equipped with various additional accessories.
When choosing, be sure to take into account a large number of parameters so that the playpen was not only beautiful, but also safe for the child.
One of the most popular and simple options. Choosing a playpen made of wood, pay attention to the fact that it is strong enough and made of natural wood without the use of unhealthy components.
It is very important that the side height is at least 80 cm, and the distance between the slats is no more than 5 cm.
Consider that the child will be gnawing on the bars and the arena frame, so they should be covered with a safe and healthy varnish.
The disadvantage of this design is a lot of weight and poor mobility: it will be hard to move the wooden playpen from place to place, and even more so from room to room.
But the wooden playpen is the most suitable option for daytime (and not only) child’s sleep.
What is a net playpen
Compact and lightweight, it can be folded, which makes it very convenient for a small nursery or for transportation – when folded, this playpen fits easily in the trunk of a car, it can fit in a large suitcase and take with you even on an air ticket.
When choosing it is necessary to pay attention to the size of the grid cells. If the grid is too large, the child may become entangled in it!
Playpen from the grid can be used for sleep and for baby games.
Excellent summer option, however, poorly suitable for children older than one year due to low sides.
Inflatable playpens often have a very elegant and colorful look. Some models can also be used as a pool. Such models are better not to use for sleep!
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You should always pay attention to such parameters as:
The height of the walls. Maximum – 120 centimeters. At the age of two years, the child will learn to get out of the arena on his own, but if the walls are low, he will do it much earlier.
how to choose the playpen
Floor material. It can be made of oilcloth or fabric. The first option is easy to clean, but, unlike cloth, slips. Another floor option is a raincoat, which is the most durable and easy-to-care material. Wooden playpens most often have a wooden floor.
Appearance. It is not necessary to buy a playpen of a too bright color for a small child, it will stimulate the psyche, it is better to give preference to calm pastel tones.
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Compactness. A very important parameter when choosing a playpen in a small nursery. If there is not a lot of free space, then the transformer model will be the best choice.
Also pay attention to the additional accessories that are equipped with modern models of children’s playpens.
It can be a music unit, mosquito net, cradle, table and much more. All this allows you to turn a simple fence into a full-fledged gaming complex, which will give your child a lot of pleasure.