Kid’s play tables are excellent resources for doing all sorts of activities, from painting to reading; doing jigsaw puzzles and displaying those wonderful Lego creations that it took your child ages to make. So if you don’t want to get felt tip and construction blocks all over your floor, but want to give your child somewhere to be creative in comfort then a kid’s play table is a cheap and versatile solution.
This reversible Chalk And Play Storage Table available from notonthehighstreet.com has the best of both worlds! A blackboard for doodling, a storage container for all your chalk, pens etc and a reversible top for drawing, reading and playing. This sweet little table also comes with two adorable benches and is lightweight and stylish so will compliment any child’s bedroom.
For a compact play table with plenty of storage then try the Melissa & Doug Multi-Activity Play Table available from amazon. It has double sided table tops with plenty of storage space underneath for blocks, art supplies etc and a very handy drawer at the front. It’s a perfect height for children to be able to sit down and play in comfort with their friends and surprisingly lightweight too. The Amazon reviews say it all really – it’s a steal!
This bright little under bed storage box is also a play table from Childs & Co. The environmentally friendly storage drawer is painted with child-friendly paint and has removable storage inserts so you can keep small bits and pieces together. One flip of the lid and the drawer makes a play table complete with a lightly etched road on the surface and handy edges so that cars don’t roll off. An especially brilliant idea for younger children.
The Offi Play-a-Round Activity Table is fabulous for play dates! Four tots can comfortably fit around this table for tea parties, arts and crafts, jigsaws and so on. The little chairs also have very clever storage in the form of drawers fitted into the front. A big ball of play dough along with some cutters will keep your little angels playing angelically for a good few hours!
Designer homes need designer children’s furniture and the Bloom Otto from John Lewis fits the bill perfectly. Sleek, contemporary, curved chairs slot neatly underneath a modern rounded table which has sliding art and play trays. It comes in either a natural or mocha shade and is an elegantly stylish piece that will add a touch of designer class to your child’s room.
The KidiKraft play table from jojomamanbebe will no doubt be high on every child’s Christmas wish list! It comes complete with a 30 piece train set and 200 Lego compatible blocks which can be stored neatly away underneath the table top. The top is reversible, with one side depicting a road scene and the other a dimpled top ready for their Lego constructions. An ingenious idea that will keep children happily entertained whilst you grab some peace and quiet!
This Underbed Play Table With Trundle Drawer from GLTC is ideal for rooms where space is an issue. The trundle has a wide surface area for playing whilst the compartmentalised drawer underneath will store all your jigsaws/train tracks/blocks etc. It will fit under most standards beds and has proved to be such a hit with GLTC that it’s currently sold out, however no doubt they will get more in stock for Christmas or you can find them on sale, brand new on eBay if you cannot bear to wait.
The best thing about this kid’s play table is that there is no tidying up to be done, they can leave their game as it is, slide it under the bed and return to their game later on!