How To Choose The Right Window Treatments for Your Child’s Room: 5 Blind Options Every Parent Should Know About

Are you on the hunt for the best window treatment options for your child’s room? Do you want to make sure you select shades that offer hazard-free light control and privacy, while still being fun and eye-catching?

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Well, here at Chicology, we are committed to safety first without sacrificing that aesthetic appeal you want for your child’s room. Whether you like to stick with neutrals or fill your child’s room with bright colors and patterns, there are plenty of options for you to choose from.

Today, we are going to examine the key components you need to think about when choosing blinds for your child’s room. Next, we will explore the top 5 blind options every parent should know about so you can make the selection that best fits your needs.

Cordless Is Key

When it comes to choosing the right window treatments for your child’s room, cordless is the way to go. Shades with cords pose a real hazard for young ones with grasping little hands that could get tangled or caught.

Always choose a cordless design like a free-stop mechanism or control wand that offers the privacy and light control you need while still being safe for curious kids. Plus, if you have your hands full with your little one, an easy cordless mechanism that lets you adjust the shade as you desire will save you major time and trouble. Cordless designs are simple to use and keep clean, which is imperative to simplify your life as a busy parent.

Pick Room Darkening and Blackout Fabrics

Another element to bear in mind when choosing the right window treatments for your child’s room is the type of fabric used. Room darkening and blackout fabrics will keep your kid’s room cozy and free from light when naptime rolls around. This is particularly important for very small children that have set sleep schedules.

Chicology offers a wide range of cordless shades with room darkening and blackout fabrics, that offer you the best of both worlds if you want to transition from day to night with the flick of a wrist. You can allow light to stream into your child’s room when you need to, but also block out all light so you can ensure your little one gets proper rest.

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Consider Functionality

You also need to think about the functionality of the shades you choose for your child’s room before making your purchase. For example, for infants and very young children, your main goal for window treatments will be safety elements, light control, and complete privacy. For older children, you might decide that wand controls and light filtering, privacy fabrics will suffice while still offering the practical design you desire.

You should also consider the layout of your child’s room. Is there a window situated near your child’s bed? Are there multiple windows in the room you need to cover?  Simple, cordless shades with insulating fabrics are best for windows near your child’s bed or crib, but you can get more creative if the windows are spread throughout the room.

Do you want fun, eye-catching colors or do you prefer subtle neutrals for your child’s room? Once you decide what your needs are, you can choose the fabric and style that fits your overarching design goals.

Cordless Cellular Shades

Cordless Cellular Shade

If you want shades that are easy to use, offer clean design elements to any room, and feature insulating and blackout capabilities, look no further than Cordless Cellular Shades. The insulating honeycomb cells of Cordless Cellular Shades will keep your child’s room cool in the hot summer months and nice and warm during the fall and winter.

They are one of your best options for very small children because they are hazard free for wandering little hands but are easy for you to adjust as you require. You can choose from the standard design or opt for Top Down Bottom Up Shades to let light come in at different levels throughout the day.

If you would prefer to not have to choose between bright sunshine and room darkening elements, opt for Day N’ Night Cordless Cellular Shades that offer combination light filtering and room darkening fabrics. Cordless Cellular Shades are simple, sleek, and efficient, working well with rooms of any size and decor style.

They are easy to clean and dust resistant, so if your child has allergies you won’t have to worry about dust and dirt piling up and causing issues. Plus, there are no slats to worry about that could pinch little fingers.

Cordless Roller Shades

Cordless Roller Shades

Another excellent window treatment option to consider are contemporary Roller Shades. Choose a cordless design so you don’t have any tangled lines to worry about. You can use them in your child’s room, play area, or nursery as desired, as they are safe and offer added interest to any space.

Cordless Roller Shades are a practical option that doesn’t sacrifice those eye-catching elements you are looking for. You can pull them down at naptime or at night to block out all light, or keep them raised during the day to let sunlight stream in.

Choose room darkening fabric for optimal light control to shield little eyes from the sun, or select light filtering and privacy fabrics for older kids that don’t require daily nap times. The texture and fabric hues of Cordless Roller Shades are economic, efficient, and appealing all at once.

Cordless Roman Shades

Kids Magnetic Roman Shades

For beautiful draping folds that offer a chic, practical design to any window, look no further than Cordless Roman Shades. You can choose from magnetic and free-stop cordless mechanisms. Cordless Magnetic Roman Shades  allow you to adjust the shades to your desired level wherever the magnets are placed, offering plenty of privacy without impeding the view. Free-stop Cordless Roman Shades can be adjusted with a simple tug, and are also highly efficient and easy to use.

Elegant Roman Shades offer insulation and light control with thermal and room darkening fabrics and fit in with any number of decor styles. Chicology KIDS! offers a Cordless Magnetic Roman Shade option designed specifically with little ones in mind, in fun colors like rose pink and baby blue. Roman Shades are perfect for children of any age because they are safe and secure for little ones while remaining contemporary and chic as your child grows.

Cordless Vinyl Mini Blinds

Chicology Cordless Vinyl Mini Blinds

Cordless Vinyl Mini Blinds are an excellent choice if you want to stick to basic, clean lines. They are safe to use around children of any age and fit in perfectly with any decor style. The metal headrail and blind slats are highly durable, making them very resistant to the wear and tear that comes from little people scampering about.

You can adjust the slats during the daytime with the efficient wand control to let the light in or snap them shut to darken the room for sleep. The vinyl material is easy to clean and offers a clutter-free, streamlined element to any room. Cordless Vinyl Mini Blinds come in rich earthy and sleek neutral tones, so you can choose according to your preference.  

Vertical Blinds

Chicology Vertical Blinds

If you want to keep things safe, easy, and practical for larger windows, Vertical Blinds are an exceptional option. They offer you the best of both worlds if you don’t want to choose between curtains and blinds, with slats that can be opened or closed with a simple wand mechanism.

If you desire total privacy and light control, vertical blinds are a fun and innovative choice that will blend seamlessly into any decor style. They work well for kids of all ages and will stand the test of time as your child grows. The wand control is functional while being hazard free for younger children too.

Final Thoughts

Choosing the best window treatments for your child’s room doesn’t have to be a challenge. We want to make the process smooth, seamless, and stress-free for all you busy parents.

When looking for the best in blind options for your child’s room, consider the elements that matter most to you. Whether a cordless mechanism, room darkening fabrics, or functionality is your biggest concern, you can have the best of all worlds when shopping with Chicology.