The best bunk beds for kids aren’t just a way to maximize space in crowded bedrooms. No, dear parents. They’re a way for kids to bond during slumber parties. And when it comes to toddler bunk beds, they’re a great way to introduce younger kids to non-scary independent sleeping, especially when they’re paired with a sibling.
Small bunk beds, meanwhile, can transform a bedroom crammed with Nerf guns, dollhouses, and other toys into … well, not something quite spacious, but at least with some room to maneuver. And all that aside, children’s bunk beds make bedtime just more damn fun. Here are ones that we love: They’re sturdy, well-made, and grow with your kids because you can disassemble them into standalone beds.
Bunk Bed with Stairs
A bunk bed stylish enough for older kids, but with rounded edges suitable for youngsters, this one converts to two twin beds. The integrated ladder can move to either side, for any room configuration. It doesn't require a box spring. The maximum weight is 500 pounds. This particular piece of furniture is GREENGUARD Gold Certified, meaning it emits fewer VOCs and chemicals.
If you already have a twin bed, park it under this stunner of a loft bed to maximize space. The loft bed, ideal for older kids (6 and up) has an angled ladder, with safety tread for safer climbing, that can be securely attached on either side of the bed. The weight limit is 250 pounds.
The streamlined, clean design of this bunk bed makes it pretty timeless. The ladder works on either side of the bed. And the two beds split up into standalone beds. The storage drawer is a bonus. At just five feet in length, it's ideal for smaller kids and smaller spaces.
Bunk Bed with Stairs and Slide
This solid wood bunk bed sits right on the floor, so it's an ideal choice for atoddler who might roll out in the night. Not only does this bunk bed have stairs, but it has a slide to double the fun of getting out of bed. The bed frame is made from solid New Zealand pine. It has a 400 pound weight capacity per bed, so it will last your kids a long, long time. There's also a metal support bar for added reinforcement to the tp bed. The slide is removable. And we particularly love that the bottom bed sits only two inches off the floor, just in case beginner bunkers roll off in the middle of the night.
Triple Bunk Bed
This triple bunk bed is the perfect choice for parents whose kids love them some sleepovers. The great thing about this triple bunk bed: It easily converts into three twin beds or two bunk beds and one daybed. Each bunk accommodates a standard size twin mattress. The weight limit here is 160 pounds per bed, so you won't be using this as a triple for very long. But hey, it's great fun while it lasts. There's an integrated ladder for coming and going, and bed slats for extra support.
Bunk Beds with Trundle
Each of the bunk beds supports 400 pounds of body weight, and the bunks can be split into freestanding beds. As for the trundle, it comes with two groove cutouts so it's easy to pull in and out. And of course, it means no one ever sleeps on the floor again. It's all made of solid wood, and the bunks have safety guardrails and an integrated ladder.
Full Size Bunk Beds
Because honestly, who actually enjoys sleeping in a twin bed? Each frame fits a full-sized mattress, so kids sleep in sublime comfort. They each have a 400-pound capacity. The bunks can be split into separate, free-standing beds. There's a reversible ladder with rounded edges and grooved treads for comfortable, easy climbing in and out.
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