The event of shifting the kids to new beds may be exciting to the little ones but worrying to their parents. The children are happy that they will have more space translating to more play than when they were in cots. On the other hand, parents feel that their children are some how unsafe when left on their own in their bedrooms. For example, children can wake careless fall and hurt themselves. It is also possible for children to have play sessions on their beds and cause damage to their beds. As a parent, you have to watch the children prevent the occurrence of accidents in the children’s beds while you’re just sited in the next room.
Lock upper level windows
Sometimes the children are very predictable. In fact, you can anticipate children’s movements caused by their curiosity. This anticipation can help you prevent some accidents involving your children. Look at the case where you live in the upper floor of your flats. If there are windows in your Kinderbed (the dutch word for childrens bed) that can be opened from outside, you can lock them in a manner they cannot undo the locks. This action is a reaction to an anticipated jump off by your children through the windows
Check your curtains
Although curtains are important for privacy and lighting in your house, they may also be dangers to your young children. They can decide to hang and swing on the curtains in their bedrooms, or even strangle themselves accidentally while play with blind cords. It is therefore wise to check your curtains and replace those in the children’s bedrooms if need be.
Involve them in the transition
Accidents in children’s bedrooms can be avoided. This can happen you help you little sons and daughters to adapt to the environment in their new rooms and settle as quickly as possible. You can assist your children to fit quickly in their bedrooms if you involve them in the transition. Let your children know your happiness regarding the fact that they are growing into adults! Express you pride in them due to moving to a stage being independent.
Encourage them to be brave and responsible while they are in their bedrooms. This involvement can work wonders. You will be able to get rid of fear that would your children may be subjected to by the mentality of staying in spate quarters as you.
Looking forward to the fun in sleeping
Setting children’s bed should be a way to provoke fun in the minds of your kids. So, as you prepare to do it, let them know about it in prior. They will be reminding you always since you have created some sort of eagerness in them. They will be looking forward to the fun in sleeping in their own beds.
Assist you in setting up the beds
In the real event of moving to their bedrooms, ask them to assist you in setting up the beds. If you see that they enjoy this part, take them with you to buy beddings. Let them choose their bedding but obviously you should guide them to make good choices. As you move appliance and furniture into their rooms, ask them to make suggestions in regard to location of a given item. Invite their suggestions by asking question like, dear, where in this room would you like to have your studying desk? They will feel happy because they have had a say too.
Party for the big move
Throwing a party as your children move to their bedrooms will be a big milestone. The children will be happy when everyone appreciates this move. They will be proud of themselves and reciprocate by taking care of their beds and rooms in general. Finally it is your duty to teach your children how to use the new bed. Introduce to them a routine that they will learn in the first two or three days. For example, teach them to kept their toys and play items as they go to bed. This will instill some discipline in them where they will understand that a bedroom is not meant for playing but for resting.