How do I Choose the Best Kids' Curtains?

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  • Written By: G. Wiesen
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  • Last Modified Date: 04 October 2019
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As you look at different kids’ curtains, you should keep a few things in mind to help you choose the best ones possible. The print, color, and pattern of any curtains you might choose is important, and you should look for something that will be easy to clean and that your kids will continue to enjoy for as long as possible. You should also consider thick or heavy curtains for a kids’ room, as this will block out more light for young children who may go to bed while it is still light outside. It is also important to choose kids’ curtains that do not have any features that can be dangers for small children.

Kids’ curtains are typically curtains meant to cover windows in the bedroom or playroom of one or more children, often with designs that children will enjoy. As you choose the best kids’ curtains for your needs, you should consider the different colors and patterns that may be available. If you are considering a simple, solid color or pattern, then you should look for one that will be easy to clean and will hide dirt well. You might want to consider a dark color for this purpose. Dark curtains will typically better keep light out as well.


It can also be a good idea to consider different designs or prints that might be available on kids' curtains, such as popular cartoon or movie characters. These types of curtains can be a great choice for kids since the characters are often favorites for many different kids. You should consider the ages of children, however, with regard to such characters. The favorite cartoon character of a 5 year old boy may no longer be his favorite in only a few years, and almost certainly will not be his favorite five years later. Certain characters may also be more appealing to boys or girls, so you might choose kids’ curtains with a solid color or pattern to appeal to different genders and ages.

You should also consider the safety of children as you choose the best kids’ curtains for your needs. Different curtains can be installed and connect to walls in different ways, and you should look for curtains that will not be easily pulled down. You should also be sure that any kids’ curtains you choose do not have cords that hang down. These cords can potentially get caught on a child’s neck and asphyxiate the child; you should similarly avoid curtains with any small pieces that could be pulled off and swallowed.


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