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What are the Best Blinds for Children’s Rooms?

The best Animal Print Blind for Kid's Bedroom

Choosing the right window blind for your children’s bedroom or nursery is vital to ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep for all! You’ll want to ensure your strike the right balance between practicality and style. Good quality sleep is super important for a child’s development and choosing the right blind for their bedroom can help with this. But you’ll also want a window covering that creates a fun, comfortable and safe environment for playing and socialising. Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of our favourite and in our opinion, the best blinds for children’s rooms or nurseries.


  1. The Best Type of Blinds for Children’s Bedrooms or Nurseries
  2. Children’s Roller Blinds
  3. Patterned Roller Blinds for Children’s Rooms
  4. Blackout Roller Blinds for Children’s Rooms
  5. Easy to Clean Roller Blinds
  6. Venetian Blinds for Children’s Rooms
  7. Thermal Blinds for Children’s Rooms
  8. What to Consider When Choosing Blinds for Children’s Rooms
  9. Light Control
  10. Privacy
  11. Child Safety
  12. Easy to Maintain
  13. Aesthetic
  14. Renter Friendliness
  15. FAQ’s

The Best Type of Blinds for Children’s Bedrooms

The Best Blinds for Children's Rooms Unicorn Roller

It goes without saying that our main priority when it comes to a child’s bedroom is safety. Therefore, all our made to measure blinds are complete with child safety devices that reduce the hazard of unrestrained cords or chains.

Once safety is sorted, your next concern should be comfort. You should ensure your kids bedroom, nursery or playroom is a pleasant space where they can play, sleep, and relax. You’ll want to encourage their creativity and imagination. At Unbeatable Blinds, we offer a fantastic selection of awe inspiring, colourful, and practical children’s blinds. We’ve listed some of our favourite options below.

Children’s Roller Blinds

One of the best blinds for children’s rooms is a made to measure roller blind. Available in a wide range of designs and colours, roller blinds are super versatile and budget friendly. Transform your space and create a colourful and playful environment for your little one by choosing one of the following styles of roller blind.

Patterned Roller Blinds for Children’s Rooms

The Best Glow in the Dark Roller Blind for Children's Rooms

Our range of patterned children’s blinds are our favourite choice for your little one’s bedroom! All our patterned children’s rollers are fully blackout to ensure a good night’s sleep. The blackout coating also ensures total privacy and excellent light control.

This collection of fun blinds features everything from wild animals and unicorns to spaceships and dinosaurs. We also offer premium glow in the dark fabrics such as our Twinkling Stars Glow in the Dark Roller Blind. These magical designs will really inspire your little one to dream big!

Our safari and daydream fabrics are hugely popular for nurseries thanks to their subtle use of colour. They will really inspire a peaceful slumber, even in the summer thanks to the blackout backing.

Blackout Roller Blinds for Children’s Rooms

Pink Blackout Blind for Kids Bedroom

Blackout blinds are an essential for kid’s bedrooms and here at Unbeatable Blinds, we offer a huge selection of blackout roller blinds. Our patterned blinds for children are all blackout but we also offer a huge range of plain self-coloured blackout blinds if you’re looking for something a little simpler. Choose from a bright coloured fabric and really make a statement or opt for a more timeless shade for a blind that will suit your style for years to come.

A blind with a blackout lining is a great choice for kid’s bedrooms as they can quickly darken the space as well as provide effective thermal retention. This makes for a snug, relaxing space where they can drift off into a peaceful night of sleep.

Easy to Clean Roller Blinds

Dinosaur Print Roller Blind

Safety, style, and comfort are super important when it comes to choosing the right blind for your children’s bedroom or playroom, but they should also be easy to maintain.

We know that sometimes your little one can be messy, so it’s sensible to think ahead and opt for an easy to clean roller blind.
Most of our blinds for children’s rooms can be easily wiped down with a damp cloth to remove any stickiness or stains with ease. If you’re blind ever needs more of a deep clean, we have created easy step-by-step cleaning guides for you to follow:

Roller Blinds Cleaning Guide
Vertical Blinds Cleaning Guide
Wooden Blinds Cleaning Guide

Venetian Blinds for Children’s Rooms

Our Aluminium Venetian blinds are another extremely popular choice for children’s bedrooms. These durable and blinds are both stylish and practical. Not only are they available in a vast selection of colours to suit your child’s taste but they are also easy to clean and provide incredible light control.

We are particularly fond of our Aluminium Perfect Fit Blinds for Children’s Rooms. These easy to fit venetian blinds come in a wide range of colours that are perfect for bedrooms and nurseries. Choose a delicate pastel shade or a bolder primary colour and really bring your child’s bedroom to life!

Thermal Blinds for Children’s Rooms

You can be assured that your little one will sleep safe and sound when you choose a thermal blind. Available in a selection of fun colours, these clever blinds will brighten up your child’s room and regulate the temperature too.

We know how difficult it can be to sleep in a room that is too hot or too cold, which is why we offer a selection of thermal perfect fit blinds. These blinds feature small honeycomb blind pockets that trap air inside, providing up to 40% less heat loss!

Perfect Fit Thermal Blinds in Bright Colours

Our Perfect Fit Cellular Blackout Blinds not only keep your child’s room cool in the summer and warm in the winter, but they also completely block out the sun and provide fantastic privacy and light control. There’s no need to worry about broken sleep when you opt for one of these incredible thermal blinds. We have put together a full guide on How Thermal Blinds Work and their effectiveness if you want to know more.

What to Consider when Choosing Blinds for Children’s Rooms

Geometric Pink blind in kids room

The best blind for your child’s room ultimately depends on your own style, budget and what you prioritise most. Have a think about your space and what you require your blinds to do. Do you need to block out the direct sunlight? Are you looking to combat uncomfortable temperatures? Are you looking for something colourful or bright? Does your little one simply have an obsession with unicorns? It really is up to you, but we’ve listed the most important factors we think you should consider when trying to choose the best blind for your kid’s room!

Light Control

We love letting in loads of natural light but when you have a child who is trying to sleep there is nothing more important than having the ability to completely block out the light. A blackout blind or a blind that offers effective light control such as venetian blinds is a fantastic choice.


Everyone values their privacy, but when it comes to your little ones it’s a priority! Opting for good quality blinds that give you more control over your privacy means that you don’t need to worry about on lookers .

Child Safety

At Unbeatable Blinds, we always put child safety first. Put your mind at ease when you shop with us and be rest assured that your child is never at risk. All our made to measure blinds are supplied with free child safety devices to prevent any risk caused by controls.

You can minimise this risk further by moving beds, cots, and furniture away from windows and ensuring chains and cords do not twist, become tied together or create a loop. If you require more child safety clips for blinds you already have in your home, we will happily send them out to you free of charge, just give us a call on 0333 321 4050.

Easy to Maintain

Kids can be messy so it’s important to choose a blind that can be easily cleaned. We offer a range of blinds with an easy to clean coating and blinds made from PVC that are super easy to wipe down.


With loads of different styles, patterns, and fabrics to choose from it’s important to consider how it will look aesthetically. If you want to keep things stylish but simple, you can opt for a more neutral coloured blind. Or, if you want to make more of a statement choose a bright or patterned blind.

Neutral shades or subtle patterns and textures can often give the allusion of a larger window. If you opt for this style of blind can trick the eye into overlooking the size of the window.

Bold patterns and textures have also been increasingly popular this year. If you’re looking for the latest look for your child’s bedroom, then have a look at our animal and jungle prints!

Renter Friendliness

To help your little one get to sleep, it’s important to ensure they have the right environment, but sometimes that’s not always easy when you live in a rental property.

If your landlord doesn’t want any holes drilled or changes made to the interior, then it can be tricky to find the right furnishings and blinds. If this sounds like your situation, then not to worry, we have the perfect solution! Perfect Fit Blinds can be easily fitted onto uPVC windows and doors meaning there’s no need for drills or screws. This makes them the number one choice for renters as they don’t result in damage to your walls or windows. We recommend our cellular perfect fit blinds for children’s rooms as they’ll keep the room warm and cosy all night long.


Do you need blackout blinds for a nursery?

If you’re looking for the best blinds for your baby’s nursery, then you’ll want to consider blackout blinds. Although not a necessity, a blackout blind can provide total darkness throughout the day, so there’s no need to worry about bright sunlight when they go down for a nap in the afternoon.

What are child safety clips?

Child safety clips are used to reduce the risk of loose chains and cords on your blind. These small plastic hooks are attached to the wall or window frame next to the bottom of your control chain. You can then loop your control chain around the hook to keep it taut and out of the way. Child safety devices should always be fitted a minimum of 1.5 metres from the floor to ensure safety.

What blinds are safe for children?

All blinds are safe for a child’s room when fitted correctly with the relevant safety device. However, if you want to be more cautious then one of the best blinds for children’s rooms tends to be roller blinds. Roller blinds only require one control chain which can be easily tucked away with a child safety clip.

Are you on the lookout for the best blinds for your child’s bedroom? Shop our full collection of children’s blinds now!