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8 of Our Favorite Free Coloring Pages Websites (for Kids)

Our list of coloring pages websites includes only those that offer free coloring pages and/or books that you can access without having to sign up or do anything.  You can buy many different books on Amazon but they aren’t free.  We want to provide options for free downloads/printed. Most importantly, we don’t list all the …

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35 Swingin’ Backyard Swing Ideas

Welcome to our backyard swing gallery! When you are set on kicking back and enjoying your yard, nothing is better than the right seat. There are countless seating options for an outdoor area, but one category stands alone. Yard swings can serve multiple functions. A swing can be an entertaining activity, both for children and …

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35 Different Types of Kids’ Subscription Boxes (Toys)

You know the thrilling feeling of having a surprise arrives in the mail. It’s finally here, your monthly subscription box, and you can’t wait to open it and start playing. There is nothing more fun than spontaneous play with a toy or two, a craft project, or a themed box full of items to discover …

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We Bought a Skywalker Trampoline (Rectangle) – Was It Worth It?

When we moved to our current home, our oldest son was three and his brother was due in two months. We wanted a trampoline because we had a hunch it would provide hours of fun for our kids. The problem we faced is that the only flat area on our backyard was small. At most …

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25 of the Best White Paint Color Options for Kids Bedrooms

At face value, white seems like it would be an easy color to choose. It is crisp and clean, and pretty self-explanatory. Upon closer examination though, many frustrated parents looking to paint their kid’s bedroom white will quickly find that there are many shades of white, all with different hints and undertones of additional colors. …

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25 Diverse Kids’ Bedroom Layouts (Floor Plans)

If you have a child or children, you understand the challenge of having enough room for them to live comfortably and having enough storage to not have their toys and such laying all around. How you utilize the space that you have in your home is important. Let’s take a look at 25 different ways …

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90 Darling Baby Nursery Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our baby nursery design photo gallery where you can search a lot of nurseries design ideas. This is our baby nursery design gallery where you can browse lots of photos below. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs regularly. Related: Nursery Wall Art Ideas | Neutral Nursery Ideas | …

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Throwback: 12-Bedroom Accessories ‘90s Kids Will Remember

As still true of today, a child’s bedroom is a sacred space to relax, chill out with friends and get some all-important sleep at night. The design and contents of a bedroom say a lot about its owner and can tell a story about their personality and the era in which they lived. Unsurprisingly, the …

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The Ultimate Guide to Kids Gardening (the What, Why and How)

I am clocking my 35th birthday but always feel terrible about myself for not honing my gardening skills at a young age. I always feel judged when my friends talk about gardening with their kids. I have learnt that I need to introduce my kids to gardening so that they can live to enjoy the …

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24 Boys’ Bedroom Ideas that Play Around with Design Elements

In a New York Times article, writer Ronda Kaysen asks “Who’s in Charge of Your Child’s Décor?,” and it’s a legitimate question. Parents and kids don’t always see eye to eye, and what is suitable for some will not necessarily work for others. While we explore design ideas for boys’ bedrooms in this post, we …

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87 Girls Bedroom Design Ideas (Photos)

Ahhh, isn’t it fun having young kids? I love it. We had so much fun designing our 5-year old’s bedroom. It’s just awesome. This is a collection of terrific bedrooms for girls. Related: Girl Nursery Ideas | Kids Bedroom Layouts | Kids Bedroom Ideas | Baby Nursery Ideas | Kids Bedroom Wall Art Ideas Girl’s Bedroom …

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45 Baby Girl Nursery Room Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our baby girl nurseries photo gallery where you can search a lot of nurseries design ideas. This is our baby girl nurseries design gallery where you can browse lots of photos below. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs regularly. Related: DIY Baby Mobile for a Gender Neutral …

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57 Baby Boy Nursery Design Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our baby boy nursery ideas photo gallery where you can search a lot of nurseries design ideas. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week. Related: Girl Baby Nursery Ideas | Crib Bumper Alternatives | Boys Bedroom Ideas | Kids Bedroom Layout Ideas Boy Nursery Photo Gallery By …

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5 Treehouse Alternatives For Kids

No matter the design, treehouses are a guaranteed hit for the children. They’re also beneficial as a natural playground since they don’t just provide kids a place to call their own where they can freely run and play but treehouses also help develop a child’s gross motor skills, social skills, cooperation, problem-solving skills, stimulate their …

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4 Practical Alternatives to the Standard High Chair

The traditional or standard high chair almost always makes it to the list of baby gear essentials. When babies reach six months old and are already able to sit up unassisted, the high chair ensures convenience and comfort during their early eating experience. It also helps babies engage in socializing with family members during mealtimes. …

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13 Fun Trampoline Alternatives

Setting up a trampoline at your own backyard encourages kids to unplug from their mobile devices, head outdoors, and be more active. Bouncing and jumping is not only fun but it also helps burn excess fat and boosts health. One thing to consider though when getting a trampoline is safety. It’s the number of trampoline-related …

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10 Different Types of Trampolines

The trampoline is a 20th-century invention with a rich history that includes the circus, the World War II, the Olympics, and even NASA. American gymnast George Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s using the inner tubing of tires and pieces of scrapped steel. Nissen originally created it as a preparation for his circus act …

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10 Playhouse Design Software Options (with Screenshots)

Active play is so important for a child’s development especially in today’s world where gadgets and mobile games have usurped children’s unstructured physical play. Playhouses, no matter the design, serve as important tools for children to become sound adults. Building their own playhouses allow children to become creative, inventive, and imaginative. Playing in it provides …

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17 Types of Lego Storage Options (How to Store Lego)

Lego is one of those toys that almost all parents want their kids to play with. In no time, it can be surprising just how many Lego bricks and pieces are lying around the house so it’s valid to worry about accidentally stepping on and tripping over a block of Lego. Even if you don’t …

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33 Amazing Backyard Playground Ideas and Photos (For the Kids of Course)

Welcome to our gallery featuring a wide variety of fantastic children’s backyard playgrounds. One of my favorite things to do as a child was go to the public playground. When I was really young we had a swing set but no playground like you’ll see below. In lieu of playgrounds, many kids love having a …

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70 Fun Kids Tree Houses (Picture Ideas and Examples)

Researching, getting photographs and publishing this post on fun kid’s tree houses was a lot of fun because it brought me back to my tree house building heyday. You may also like our related posts on kids playhouses and backyard playgrounds. I grew up in a house with a large forest behind our home. Our …

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9 Top Small Bunk Beds that Fit in Small Kids Bedrooms

Bunk beds save space. Small bunk beds save even more space. This list contains eight compact and narrow bunk beds for the bedroom. All of them are twin over twin bunk beds, and the majority of them are symmetrical. Even if your kid(s) have their own bedroom, it never hurts getting a bunk bed for …

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7 Different Types of Kids’ Lighting for Kids’ Rooms (Ultimate Buying Guide)

Whether you’re decorating a nursery or helping your teenager redesign their room, picking the right lighting options is a major step to creating a safe and functional space for your kids. Related: All the Different Types of Lighting for Your Home Kids’ Lighting Buying Guide Every parent knows that safety is paramount for any room …

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10 Types of Toy Organizers for Kids Bedrooms and Playrooms (Buying Guide)

What is a toy organizer? It’s a storage solution with more than one compartment so that you can separate kids’ play things in any fashion you like so you kids can find what they’re looking for. For parents, it helps keep the room tidy… at least that’s the plan. Some are a series of same-sized …

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Top 10 Kids Loft Beds with Slides

Kids love them! Welcome to our gallery of kid’s loft beds with slides. These kids’ loft beds with slides come with fun designs and safety features, too. These beds stimulate your kid’s creative imagination as they become princes, princesses or whatever their fancy. Parents will also love the fact that these beds are built with …

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Top 10 Types of Twin over Full Bunk Beds (Buying Guide)

Bunk beds were invented out of necessity. Since they allow two beds to fit in a single footprint, they free up a lot of space. They have come a long way since their utilitarian roots, when they were primarily used in dormitories, military bases and other institutions. These days, a dizzying array of bunk bed …

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29 Reading Nooks for Kids That Will Inspire Imagination

Welcome to our gallery of comfy reading nooks for children! Reading is an important skill that should be cultivated and encouraged in children. Making reading as fun and as accessible for children is a great reason to add features to your home. A fun and special reading nook can motivate kids to curl up with …

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25 Bunk Beds with Desks (Made Me Rethink Bunk Bed Design)

Welcome to our gallery featuring a selection of uniquely useful hybrid furniture, bunk beds with desks. The idea of taking an already efficient piece of furniture and adding further function strikes our design-focused fancy. We know that a lot of folks out there would love to have one of these for their kids’ bedrooms, and …

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23 Extraordinary Bunk Beds With Steps (KIDS LOVE THESE)

Welcome to our gallery designed to help out anyone looking for fresh bunk bed designs! While we’ve covered other design varieties on Home Stratosphere before, today our focus is on bunk bed frames with built-in steps. We’ve gathered a selection of some of the best examples of these particular bunk beds, showcasing the rich diversity …

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21 Great Wooden L-Shaped Bunk Beds with Space-Saving Features

I shared a great bunk bed with my brother growing up. My dad built it. He bought a large book of woodworking plans which included plans for a bunk bed. This bed was cool in that it could be separated into two individual beds. For years my brother and I shared a room; once we …

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How to Build a Playhouse with Wooden Pallets (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

I was one lucky kid. My dad built us 3 kids an incredible playhouse in the backyard. It was elevated, had a porch and the main part of the playhouse was fully enclosed. I know my dad spent a lot of time and money on that project, but we enjoyed it for years. We even …

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