How to Decorate a Montessori Bedroom

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Montessori-inspired bedrooms that are as functional as they are beautiful. A place where children can grow, play and sleep. Your children will love their bedrooms once you decorate them nicely for them.

So how can you decorate your child’s bedroom? The answer is simple first, look for what your child likes, consider their learning materials, their pets, their toys, and most importantly, where they retire to sleep. Once you’ve figured all these out, you can make a gorgeous bedroom that your children will never get enough of!

Here are some simple hacks for decorating a Montessori bedroom;

Comfortable Bed

The bed should be comfortable, big enough for your child, safe, clean, and easy to move. You also want it to be a bed that can easily store away in case you need the space.

The mattress must be firm enough so that when your child is lying on it, they will not sink into it too much. 

The mattress should be firm yet soft enough so that when they lie down, they feel comfortable without feeling like they are going to fall through the floor.

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    A Bedside Lamp

    A bedside lamp is a great way to create a calming atmosphere. Use a dimmer to make it more gentle on your child’s eyes, and consider using a night light so that the room doesn’t feel too dark or scary at bedtime. 

    If you’d like your child to fall asleep by themselves at night, consider purchasing an alarm clock with a timer so the light will go off after a set time.

    Chalkboard Wall With Inspirational Sayings

    One of the most fun and inspiring ways to decorate your child’s Montessori bedroom is with a chalkboard wall

    Include your child’s favorite quotes from books, songs, and poems. Include their quotes as well! 

    Floating House Shelves for Little Friends

    The floating house shelves are a great way to add storage to your child’s bedroom while also being decorative and playful. 

    They can be used to store toys, books, and art supplies. Most kids love the wooden ones because they look friendly with all kinds of decorating styles, but plastic versions are available too!

    Wall-Mounted Toy Boxes

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    If you’re going to do this, make sure you take the time to install it properly. You can hire a professional, but if you decide to DIY, you can google the steps online.

    When deciding where to place your toy box, ensure you have enough room and that it’s not located near any heat sources or electric sockets. 

    Buy toys with small parts that can fit inside the box so they won’t get lost when stored there. This also makes cleaning up faster!

    If woodworking isn’t your thing, but you still want something unique and modern looking, ask at local hardware stores for ideas on how others have incorporated similar items into their homes.

    Big Bookshelf

    Bookshelves are an excellent way for children to display their artwork, collection of rocks and shells from the beach, or even stuffed animals they have collected over time. 

    The bookshelf can serve as a place where your child can put personal items such as photos of family members or awards they have won at school events like sports day.

    Friendly Animals as Wall Hangings

    A child’s environment should be a place where they can feel safe and relaxed. There are many ways to achieve this, but one of the most effective is to use animals in your design. 

    Children love animals, and having them as part of their decor will help them feel warm and secure at home.

    Animals are also an excellent way to teach children about the world around them and the people who inhabit it.

    A picture or figurine could indicate something about a person’s personality or something that happened in their life story.

    These kinds of associations can inspire creativity among young minds while providing opportunities for discussion between older generations.

    Beautifully Organized Desks

    Put things in order. Books, paper, and school supplies should be stored neatly in drawers or baskets so that they are easy to find when your child needs them.

    Use trays or baskets for storing things like pens, pencils, erasers, etc., especially if your child has many of them.

     These items should also be kept in drawers with small compartments so that everything has its own space and doesn’t get mixed up with other materials such as crayons.

    Keep Things at Your Child’s Height to Avoid Disorganization

    When decorating a Montessori bedroom, the most important thing is to keep things at your child’s height. 

    A Montessori bed should be the same height as a regular one, and you should be able to reach everything without climbing onto the bed.

    Don’t forget about accessories such as mirrors and clocks! Mirrors are great for giving younger kids confidence about their appearance, which helped build her self-confidence through repetition. 

    Clocks are also helpful because they help young children understand time passing. If nothing else, they’re fun toys with bells that chime every hour.

    Decorate Your Child’s Bed

    Now that you’ve got your child’s room looking pretty, it’s time to move on to the next big thing, decorating their bed.

    An excellent place to start is with safety and comfort. Children have an impulse toward danger, so you should ensure that their beds are sturdy and not easily toppled over by their vigorous play. 

    Also, remember that they’re small. You’ll want something soft enough to lounge comfortably on without having trouble getting up when they want to go somewhere else in the house.

    Another important aspect of decorating a child’s bedroom is making sure it’s inviting for them. Your little one will be spending lots of time there, after all.

    Use bright colors like reds or yellows because these hues tend towards stimulation rather than relaxation and can help perk up even the most tired kid’s moods. 

    You might also consider adding some artwork or posters from their favorite shows, so they know what kind of things they’re allowed on this side of the door.

    Put a Plant Next to the Window

    A room with a window can be a great place to have plants, as they are one of the easiest ways to teach your child about nature and the cycle of life. 

    Plants can help teach your child how to take care of other living things and show them how much work goes into growing something from seed.


    Those are some great ideas for decorating your child’s room in the Montessori style. It sure sounds like fun and a learning experience for your child. Just make sure to use non-toxic paint and other materials to be safe for your child.


    What is a Montessori bedroom? A Montessori bedroom is where a child can find quiet to relax, play and sleep.

    What makes a Montessori bedroom? A Montessori bedroom should have a bed close enough to the floor to prevent accidental injuries to the baby, and it should also have a space big enough for play and a bed without a restrictive railing around them.