Chinese New Year is fast approaching, and there’s no better time to add a splash of colour, a little fun, and loads of laughter to your kids’ play or bed room.
January has come and gone and we’re only two weeks away from Chinese New Year. Yes, you read that right. In Chinese culture, getting rid of the old and purchasing new items is customary during this time. It symbolises the welcoming of new things and getting ready for a new start. Why not take this time to introduce some new decor to your kids’ nurseries or playrooms? Here are our top picks that’ll definitely elevate any child’s space into one worth Instagram-ing, no matter what the season is.
1. Educational World Map Chart
Educational and beautiful? This chart has it all. Not only will it add a much-needed splash of colour to Bub’s playroom, it’ll also get conversations started on geography and the world. This handy chart will teach kids about each continent, its size, and the five largest countries within it. $49.90 from Deer Industries
2. Camp Fire Cushion Set
Add fun and excitement to Junior’s playroom with this Camp Fire Cushion Set! Doubling up as a fun tool for role play as well as a comfortable space for him to read, this cushion set is sure to light up any room. $89.90 from Deer Industries
3. Joans Desk
Has Kiddo outgrown his little play table? Then it’s time for him to get a new one! Joan’s Desk is minimalist, simple, and elegant – the perfect desk to grow with. In addition, it’s on wheels – making it easier to move aside when you need to get the floor beneath cleaned. There’s also a handy desk cabinet to store all his worksheets, colouring books, and pens! $299.00 from Little Wode
4. Bohemian Birdcage
If you’re looking for something truly eye-catching to “wow” your relatives with this Chinese New Year, look no further. This Bohemian Birdcage is elegant, whimsical, and sure to give Bub’s nursery extra “oomph”! Turn your child’s nursery into a fairytale with this whimsical addition. $115.00 from Cuckoo
5. Seaside Collection Low Cabinet
Is Junior’s room getting messier by the day? Or are you running out of storage options? This Seaside Collection Low Cabinet is just what you need. It’s low enough for kids to put away their own toys and wide enough to ensure there’s space for all their knick-knacks. Furthermore, it comes in a gorgeous white that’ll brighten up any playroom. $850.00 from Cuckoo
6. Cloud Wall Shelf
Relatives visiting this CNY? It’s the perfect time to display all of your child’s artworks and awards, proud mum! And where better to show off their achievements than on this adorable Cloud Wall Shelf? Add a touch of dreamland into Bub’s nursery with this excellent addition. It’ll even make a great stowaway for last minute clutter! $67.00 from Piccolo House
7. Pottery Library Table
Have you got a little bookworm in the making? Is it getting harder to prevent Kiddo’s favourite books from piling up in the corner? The Pottery Library Table will get your reader’s collection organised. Designed especially for books, this lovely table is the perfect height for kids to browse till they find the right tome to read. $269.00 from Piccolo House
8. Thai Triangle Fold Out
Does your little princess need a new reading space? Or maybe somewhere comfy to lounge and rest after school? This salmon-pink Thai Triangle Fold Out adds a splash of colour and exotic fun to her room! Fold the triangle to read sitting upright, or lay it all out for a quick nap. It may just become her new favourite place! $189.00 from Ni-Night
9. PS LÖMSK Swivel Armchair
When your kid thinks you’re playing “Hide and seek” but you’re actually playing “Hide”. It’s not unusual to want some time alone to yourself. With a sheer hood, and some cushions thrown in, you can create a space for me-time while keeping an eye on the kids. #makehomecount #humansofIKEA #IKEAsg #IKEAsingapore Product featured: IKEA PS #LÖMSK
Play hide and seek with your little ones in this adorable armchair! He can pull the hood down to create a cosy little hideaway. The armchair spins too! Let your child set the pace – slow to relax, or fast to develop balance. Available in bright orange or blue, it’ll definitely add fun to your child’s playroom. $119.00 from IKEA
10. LEKA Play Mat
Trust IKEA to come up with a lovely play-mat that hits all the marks: simple yet colourful, comfy, and machine-washable. Its sky blue colour adds a calming touch of pastel to Bub’s playroom. Plus, with different motifs, sounds, and materials, it’ll help to stimulate baby’s senses and encourage motor skills. $59.00 from IKEA
11. Maui Knitted Pouffe
This charcoal grey knitted pouffe adds a touch of playfulness to Bub’s playroom; we won’t be surprised if it quickly becomes her favourite reading spot. Stuffed with EPS balls and uniquely hand-knitted, the Maui Pouffe is a sturdy and comfortable seat for all! $79.00 from Hip Van
12. Shark Kid’s Bean Bag
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Every kid loves a bean bag. It’s soft, fun, and they can ‘bounce’ on it. What’s there not not like? The Shark Kid’s Bean Bag brings even more fun with its adorable design. This child-centric furniture instantly lightens up any playroom, and with EPS beans and polyester fabric, it’ll definitely be comfortable too. $179.00 from Comfort Furniture
13. Melissa & Doug Let’s Play House! Dust! Sweep! Mop!
What could be more adorable than seeing your little one help around the house? Plus, with loads of Spring Cleaning to do, now Kiddo can be part of the action too! This adorable six-piece playset is sized just for kids and built to last. It features a broom, mop, duster, dust pan, and hand brush – all easy to use and store! $49.90 from Motherswork
14. Kanak Kids Chair
Every child deserves their very own armchair! If you’re looking to replace Kiddo’s chair or stool this Chinese New Year, your search ends here. The Kanak Kids Chair is specially designed to fit children’s proportions, ensuring he’ll always be comfortable. It’s available in baby blue and baby pink with wooden legs, adding a touch of sophistication and class to any nursery. $75.00 from Comfort Design
With these great additions to your child’s nursery or playroom, you’ll be sure to wow all your relatives and friends this Chinese New Year. Be it storage options, whimsical decor, or new play areas, this list has it all. Let Kiddo welcome the new year with more fun, playtime, and laughter!