15 Bedding Best Buys for Babies and Kids

Send your kiddos off to dreamland with cozy bedding, quilts and sheets that infuse playfulness and brilliant color into their sweet spaces.

Beautiful Botanicals

Inspired by Otomi embroidery from Mexico, this elegant flora and fauna bedding creates a sophisticated, serene environment for baby. Whether you're waiting for the big reveal or want a nursery that will take you seamlessly from kid to kid, stylish bedding in a neutral tone and theme is the perfect fit. BUY IT: RH Baby & Child, $149 and up

Travel the Globe

Put the world at their fingertips as they jump into bed every night. Animal illustrations dot each continent and ocean to showcase favorite native creatures that are sure to captivate your young explorer. BUY IT: Garnet Hill, $148 and up

Dino Love

Dinosaurs evoke an awe-inspiring fascination in every child. When it comes to kids' room decor, these prehistoric creatures are no longer just relegated to the earth tone color palette. This flower-and-heart-infused bedding is perfect for the girl who adores brontosauruses and claims pink as her signature color. BUY IT: The Company Store, $69 and up

Out in the Wild

Bring the outdoors into your nursery with a campground-inspired crib sheet. Hunter green illustrations of trees, tents and mountains stand out on a simple white background — an adorable place for your tiny camper to rest their head. BUY IT: Winter Water Factory, $44

Llama Llama Time for Bed

From a distance, this quilted bedding looks like a playfully modern pattern but, upon closer inspection, it features lines and lines of delightful llamas. A soft minty background is highlighted by shades of white, green and hot pink, while geometric stitching adds a contemporary note. Personalize it for your little llama lover by monogramming the shams. BUY IT: Pottery Barn Kids, $129 and up

Prickly Characters

Our favorite easy-to-care-for plant finds its way to a different kind of nursery but without its signature thorns. Whimsical potted cacti pop off a gray background for a playful southwestern vibe. BUY IT: Caden Lane, $48 and up

Classic Meets Modern

If you're looking for bedding that will grow with your child, this contemporary take on the patchwork quilt is your answer. The simple shapes and mix of colors appeal to every age and fit seamlessly into any style design. BUY IT: Hanna Andersson, $129 and up

City Tours

Ignite your little one's travel passions. Quilted with swooping swirls, this worldly blanket showcases famous cities and their well-known landmarks. The reverse side is a checked black-and-white graphic pattern, the ideal color palette for stimulating baby's eyes. BUY IT: Petal and Branch at Etsy, $185

In a Galaxy Far Away

Blast off to deep space with this cosmos-inspired bedding, featuring quilted depictions of our solar system. Embroidered asteroids glow in the dark, while coordinating pillows in the shapes of an alien spaceship and astronaut are fun additions that'll help their imaginations take flight. BUY IT: Land of Nod, $189 and up

Caravan of Animals

Seals and polar bears and reindeer, oh my! Icy shades of gray, blue and yellow create a menagerie of friendly creatures to jump-start your child's love of animals. BUY IT: Dwell Studio, $37.99 and up

Flamingo Frenzy

Whether you live in The Sunshine State or not, bring a little summer love to your little one's room with this most playful pink bird. The flamingo-printed crib sheet is not only incredibly soft to the touch, but it's super durable percale fabric will just get softer with each wash. BUY IT: Little Unicorn, $25

For Baby: Night Owl

Feel good about wrapping baby up with this organic cotton quilt. Hand quilted and embellished with the ancient art of block printing, this reversible blanket has purple owls on one side and a mix of polka dots on the other. BUY IT: Naaya by Moonlight, $110

Beep Beep, Coming Through

Kids love anything that moves, beeps or vrooms. With simple illustrations of cars, trucks, planes and boats, this modern bedding will delight your transportation-loving child. The clean-white background with soft accents of navy, gray and yellow is a breath of fresh air in a kid world typically dominated by bright, primary color. BUY IT: Pehr, $100 and up

For Baby: Go Exploring

Inspire a love for the outdoors and adventure with this hand-screen-printed quilt. An analogous color scheme of orange and pink brings the fairy chimney rock formations to life, while hot air balloons in yellow and blue float above. BUY IT: Safomasi, $140

Not-So-Basic Shapes

Classic geometrics meet a soothing palette of blue, green and gray in this handstitched, quilted blanket. Triangles in solids and plaids bring a graphic pop to any nursery. BUY IT: Camomile London, $165

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