Top Blinds For Children’s Bedroom


When it comes to choosing blinds for a children’s bedroom, we understand, is crucial to find the right balance between safety, comfort, functionality, and style. Children on average need to get 11 hours of sleep each night as well as naps throughout the day and napping with glaring sunshine in your room isn’t always the easiest so we have created this guide for the best blinds for your child’s bedroom.

Most Popular Blinds for Children’s Bedroom

1- Roller Blinds

Roller blinds are a popular choice for children’s bedrooms due to their simplicity and versatility. They are easy to operate and come in a variety of colours, patterns, and blackout options. These blinds can be either manual or main-operated or a rechargeable motor depending on the size and design you are envisioning. Standard Roller blinds provide effective light control and privacy while Blackout Roller Blinds help make the room dark no matter the time of day making them ideal for those who need a darker room to sleep. Both options are suitable for children of all ages. With a great range of easy cleaning fabric available too roller blinds are highly versatile and suitable for children’s bedroom rooms where spills and messes are common.

Child Safety Feature: Roller blinds can come with a dedicated child safety device for chain-controlled blinds which is securely fastened to the wall or they can come completely chain-free with mains or rechargeable motors keeping the chain out of reach of curious hands, ensuring peace of mind for parents.

2- Vertical Blinds

Vertical blinds can be a practical and stylish addition to a child’s bedroom, offering adjustable light control and privacy. These blinds can be adjusted with a simple push or pull on the bottom rail, eliminating the need for cords that can pose strangulation hazards. Quality blind providers install a standard child safety device. Motorized vertical blinds offer a cordless solution that can be operated with remote control. Vertical blinds come in a range of colour variants, fabrics, and styles.

Child Safety Feature: Vertical blinds, when properly fitted, are safe for children, featuring safety devices to prevent cord-related accidents.

3- Venetian Blinds

Venetian blinds are a great window covering for those with older children. This blind style offer precise control over light and privacy, making them ideal for children’s bedrooms. Available in real wood, metal, or plastic, they are durable and easy to clean. With adjustable horizontal slats, parents can regulate the amount of light entering the room while ensuring adequate privacy for their child. This style of blind would not be recommended for small children as they can be used as ladders resulting in possible injury.

Child Safety Feature: Equipped with a specialized safety device, Venetian blinds are designed to disengage if excessive force is applied, making it safe for children. Simple to reassemble, this feature adds an extra layer of protection.

4- Shutters

Shutter blinds are a type of window covering that consists of a frame of vertical stiles and horizontal rails, with louvres, solid panels, fabric, glass, or any combination thereof, set within the frame. Typically made from wood, faux wood, or composite materials, shutters are sturdy and can last many years with proper care.

Child Safety Features: Shutters typically operate without cords, eliminating the risks associated with corded blinds. Proper and secure shutter installation ensures that they are safely anchored and will not easily be pulled down by children, reducing the risk of injury.

6- Roman Blinds

Roman blinds are another popular choice for children’s bedrooms. These blinds have the same feel as curtains and come with standard or blackout lining. Made from soft fabrics, that can be raised or lowered using a cord mechanism. With excellent light-blocking capabilities, Roman blinds create a cosy atmosphere for children.

Child Safety Feature: Cordless or motorized options make them safe for kids to use. Roman blinds are fitted with a child safety device, securely attached to the wall, keeping the chain inaccessible to little hands.

6- Perfect Fit Blinds

Perfect Fit blinds are innovative window coverings designed to provide a sleek and efficient solution for privacy, insulation, and light control. Perfect Fit blinds attach directly to the window and do not require drilling or screwing, ensuring an easy and damage-free installation process. These blinds are housed in their frames, preventing them from being swung on by children.

Child Safety Features: Due to their clip-in fitting, Perfect Fit blinds are securely attached to the window frames, minimizing the risk of them being pulled down by curious hands. This makes them a safe option for children’s bedrooms.

7- Velux & Skylight Blinds

Velux & Skylight blinds are designed specifically for skylight windows, which are common in attic bedrooms. Velux & Skylight blinds come with operating options as manual, solar energy powered, and electric. These blinds provide effective light control, insulation, and UV protection, creating a comfortable environment for children to sleep and play. Style options include translucent, blackout, or duo-blackout.

Child Safety Feature: Velux & Skylight blinds come with cord-free technology, eliminating any potential hazards associated with cords, and making them inherently child-safe.


Safety should and always will be the top priority here at Insignia Shade and Shutter Company as we know children tend to be curious and may accidentally get tangled in blind cords. Therefore, it is advisable to opt for cordless or motorised blinds to eliminate any potential hazards wherever possible. At Insignia, we adhere to the legal guidelines (EN 13120) regarding child safety. All blind’s for children’s bedrooms come equipped with a child safety mechanism.

Comfort is also important, as children spend a lot of time in their bedrooms. Choosing blinds made from soft materials that provide insulation and blackout capabilities can create a cozy and soothing environment.

Also, functionality is key when selecting blinds for a child’s room. Consider options that are easy to operate, clean, adjust, and maintain.

Lastly, to enhance the overall aesthetics of the room. Go for blinds that match the colour scheme or theme of the room to create a visually appealing space for your child.

Parents can choose any of the options discussed in this post that best suits their child’s needs and preferences. However, automating your blind with a motorized blind option is the most secure method to ensure it meets child safety requirements.

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