Furniture that Evolves with Your Children

The trend in baby furniture is furniture that evolves with your children. Its shape and function change over the years. Learn more.
Furniture that Evolves with Your Children
Marcela Alejandra Caffulli

Written and verified by the pediatrician Marcela Alejandra Caffulli.

Last update: 17 October, 2022

Babies grow very fast and in a few months, the crib you bought will be too small for them. To avoid spending extra money on replacing the furniture in their room, the best option is to furniture that evolves with your children. This consists of furniture designed to change size, shape, and functionality, according to the needs of the little one.

Evolutionary furniture is beautiful, modern, versatile, practical, and allows you to make the most of the space. In addition, you save money. According to the design, you can transform your baby’s crib and changing table into a bed that will be useful when they’re older. Also, you can turn a mini crib into a chair or a basket to store toys.

There are plenty of types and models that are easily modified by repositioning or reconfiguring their shape. These products will help you keep your little one’s room organized and beautiful. In this article, we’ll give you some ideas to help you decide on furniture that evolves with your children.

Furniture styles that grow with your children

Creativity, functionality, and design go hand in hand in the creation of furniture that evolves with your children. This is the new trend in furniture for babies and children. Let’s see some of the options!

1. Crib and bed

Turn a crib with a changing table into a beautiful bed for when your child grows up and needs to sleep in a larger space. This piece of furniture is the most common and it’s a crib with three height positions for when the baby starts to sit or stand up. Then, it can be transformed into a toddler bed, a single bed, or a sofa, depending on the needs.

A father putting his daughters bed together.
When your child grows and no longer needs to sleep in the crib, it can be converted into a toddler bed or even a sofa for their room.

2. Cradle, crib, and bed at the same time

On the market, there are evolutionary cribs with three-in-one designs, which are ideal to be used during three stages of the child’s growth. This model transforms into a bassinet for the first months, then you can turn it into a crib with three levels of height and, finally, into a single bed for when the child is a little older.

3. Changing table and dresser

The changing table is one of the most used pieces of furniture by moms during the first years of a child’s life. However, it will lose its functionality once your child is out of diapers. Therefore, the best thing to do in these cases is to buy an evolving changing table that you can transform into something else when you no longer use it. For example, there are designs that become practical and modern chests of drawers or dressers, which are perfect for storing your child’s clothes.

4. Armchair and single bed

An armchair in the bedroom is very useful for moms to breastfeed, bottle feed, or put their baby to sleep. But depending on the model, this design can become a youth bed, a desk, or a sofa for when your child grows up.

5. Bench and desk

Among the different multifunctional designs available on the market, you’ll also find a bench with storage that you can easily and quickly convert into a desk. This way, your child can use it to play, do homework, and do crafts. In addition, the storage spaces or drawers will serve to store toys, books, or teaching materials.

A baby eating in a high chair.
Convertible high chairs can be adjusted and adapted to the different stages of the child. They’re functional and devolving pieces of furniture that will be useful, approximately, until the child is three years old.

6. Convertible high chairs according to age

Evolutionary furniture designs offer convertible high chairs, a tool that will serve your baby from the newborn stage until about 3 years old. This type of product adapts to your child’s different stages and changing needs as they grow. The baby can sleep in the high chair while they’re small, then you can transform it into a chair that offers a tray table for them while they eat, or if you prefer, you can remove the tray and sit the little one next to your dining room table.

7. Two-in-one table

Tables and chairs with compartments are very trendy because they’re practical and take up little space. This is a table with four or six stools, depending on the model, which has built-in divisions to store toys and accessories. It’s a two-in-one design, perfect for decorating your child’s room.

Practicality and good taste

When equipping your home for the arrival of the baby, opt for furniture that’s useful for the child and that evolves with them. That’s to say, furniture that adapts to their changing needs. These products will serve them from the newborn stage until they’re three, six, or even older. In fact, some beds can even accompany your child into their teenage years. In addition to providing practicality, you’ll have an avant-garde and beautiful room that will please both you and your little one.

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