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Best toddler slide 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]Last Updated April 1, 2021
Best toddler slide of 2018
Many brands have introduced toddler slide on the market. These brands have resulted in a variety for the user. These require that the consumers be well aware of what they are buying so as to make the best choice. The table below summarizes features, and below you’ll find more detailed reviews of each good. Here, I will review 3 of the best toddler slide of 2018, and we will also discuss the things to consider when looking to purchase one. I hope you will make an informed decision after going through each of them. I’ve based my selection methodology on customer feedback, the size, functionality, and budget to meet various demands.
Test Results and Ratings
Why did this toddler slide win the first place?
I really enjoy the design. It is compact, comfortable and reliable. And it looks amazing! The product is very strong. Its material is stable and doesn’t crack. I also liked the delivery service that was fast and quick to react. It was delivered on the third day. I am very happy with the purchase. It is definitely worth its money. The product is top-notch!
Why did this toddler slide come in second place?
Managers explained me all the details about the product range, price, and delivery. The material is pretty strong and easy to wash if needed. This is a pretty decent product that perfectly fitted the interior of our office. I recommend you to consider buying this model, it definitely worth its money.
Why did this toddler slide take third place?
A very convenient model. It is affordable and made of high-quality materials. It is inconvenient to use due to the size. I am going to get something different next time. It doesn’t squeaks nor bents. Looks great in my apartment. I liked the design. We’ve been using it for 2 months and it still looks like brand new.
toddler slide Buyer’s Guide
DHP Twin Size
One of the coolest fun features on this twin size loft bed is the slide. It is a fairly wide metal slide that goes from the raised bed to the ground. It creates a super fun way for your child to get out of bed in the morning! The slide even has raised sides to act as rails for an added safety measure.
Donco Kids 760-CP
This Low Study Loft Bed from Donco is an incredible option. It is made of solid pine in a dark espresso finish that makes a beautiful addition to any bedroom. It is of very sturdy construction and is made to last for many years to come. The loft-style utilizes the space amazingly well by placing a twin-size bed above a built-in dresser, bookshelf, and slide-out desk. The bookshelf is on the end of the bed with two large shelves with plenty of room for your child’s books and/or whatever else you both decide to fill that space with. The dresser has three roomy drawers with stylish metal knobs. There is a ladder next to the dresser to allow your child to easily climb up to their twin-size bed and rails around it prevent the risk of your child falling off the bed in their sleep.
One of the really cool features that this bed has is the slide out desk. On the far side of the bed, there is a desk attached to the bed. The desk has wheels on the bottom of it that allow it to freely roll out from underneath the bed and back again. When the desk is fully rolled out, there is plenty of room for a desk chair underneath it to allow your child to comfortably sit there and do their homework, artwork, computer work, or whatever else they may need the desk for. The desk even has smaller shelves at the end of it.
This fun and cute bed from Delta Children is designed especially for toddlers. It is made to be used with children 1months and up. It has a sturdy steel frame in addition to high-quality plastic construction. It includes both a headboard and a footboard. It also has a special toddler safety side rail on each side of the bed to ensure that your little one doesn’t have any scary falls out of the bed. It is designed to be very low to the ground which is perfect for little kids getting in and out of the bed. It fits a standard crib mattress making it the perfect size for young kids. It may not last for an extended period of time due to the size of it, but it certainly makes a great transition bed for kids between their crib and a bigger kid bed.
A huge selling point of these great beds is that each of them features different fun characters that kids are sure to love. There is a wide variety of different character options so you are sure to be able to find your child’s favorite character. Options include everything from Disney’s Frozen and Mickey Mouse to Spiderman, Sesame Street, and Paw Patrol. These fun and familiar characters can help make it even easier for your child to transition from their crib.
Coaster Kid’s Oates
Now this is a seriously fun bed! It is full of fun features like a slide and a tent! It is another loft-style bed, so the bed is raised up high to maximize the use of the space. With that being said, this bed is pretty space-consuming overall. It has a ladder on the end that makes it easy for your child to climb up to their bed. The bed itself is suitable for a twin-size mattress. On the opposite side of the bed from the ladder is a fun slide for them to have an easy, quick, and playful way to get out of their bed. Rails around the top of the bed add to the safety, preventing your child from any accidental falls during their sleep. More rails down the slide also protect your child from falling when they go down the slide. The metal frame is nice and sturdy. It also looks very nice and goes well with practically any room design.
One of the very fun things about this bed is the under-loft tent. It has a super fun design where the entire area underneath the bed is encased in the fabric that creates the tent. The tent extends out next to the slide to create a very roomy play area underneath the bed. There are multiple different windows on the tent that roll up to reveal mesh that allows your child to see outside of the tent and lets some light in as well. Just like a typical camping tent, this tent has a door that zippers open and shut. The tent is made of a camouflage fabric.
Custom Kids Furniture
From Custom Kids Furniture comes this very stylish and fun bunk bed. It fits two twin size mattresses – one that sits very low to the ground and the other elevated directly above the first like loft-style beds. The entire thing is constructed out of pine wood and designed to look like a little house. It is very cute and well-made. It even has an adorable roof that is partially open to allow light in. The ladder from the ground to the top bunk is wonderfully-designed with wide steps to make climbing up to the second bed easy and safe for your kiddos. There is a large, stylish window on the side of the top bunk that not only allows light in and your child to see out of it, but also adds to the attractive design of the bunk beds. The light-grey, non-toxic paint also adds to the beauty of these bunk beds and allow it to easily go with the décor in any room.
An extra fun tent kit is included with this awesome set of bunk beds. The tent kit closes most of the openings on the bed to close it in a little more similar to a tent. Several of the pieces of the tent kit include plastic windows for your child to look through and to let extra light in. The pieces also roll up and tie open so that you can choose to have the beds more open or closed in whenever you want.
This bed is actually two beds in one because it features a convenient rolling trundle bed. There is a space for another twin-size mattress underneath the bed and it pulls in and out of underneath the bed. This is great for saving space and can either be used for two of your own kids or it can serve as a great place for your child’s friends to sleep when they visit or even a good place for family that may be staying.
Easy to Assemble
One particularly cool thing about this bed being so simple is that it makes it easy to put together efficiently and quickly. The bed comes with very easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that allow you to simply put together this bed very quickly and painlessly.
Donco Kids Louvered
Another great loft bed from Donco Kids is the Louvered Low Loft with Tent. Since it is a loft-style bed, the bed itself is raised up to create an open space underneath it. It fits a standard twin size mattress and has a mattress-ready slat system so you can put the mattress straight into the bed frame. It has a ladder at the end of the bed to easily allow your child to safely climb up to their bed. A footboard, headboard, and side rails all work together to keep your child safely in the bed at night and during naps so that there aren’t any accidental falls. It even comes with fabric curtains that hang down around the bottom of the bed to enclose the space underneath the loft bed and create a tent-like play area. The fabric comes in several different colors including red and blue and some of the fabric pieces even include plastic windows that allow light to come in and your child to see out.
Pine Wood Construction
This long-lasting bed is made out of solid pine wood. It not only looks great, but it creates a very sturdy bed. It is also quite durable which is ideal for kids. The pine wood has a beautiful antique finish that gives the bed a very high-end look to it. Not only that, but it is also great for matching almost any décor in any room.
Beds are important and are needed for practical purposes of providing a safe and comfortable place for your child to sleep, but that doesn’t have to be all they are good for. Many beds offer all sorts of other great features including play areas, activities to do, and simply adding a beautiful piece of décor to the room. We chose to include a large variety of beds with different features and some including many different features so that there would be good options to meet everyone’s individual preferences of features for their kid’s bed.
With every purchase that you make, it is important to consider the cost of the products you are considering. That becomes even more true when you are trying to make a decision about a larger purchase such as a bed. There is a huge variety of different prices for different kid’s beds out on the market and each family is going to have a different budget that they need to stay in when shopping for a kid’s bed. We made sure to include a variety of options with all different prices to make sure that there was a good option for every family to be able to afford. As always, we didn’t just look at the actual cost of the beds, but we evaluated their overall value as well. This means that we made sure that all of the beds that we listed here are well-worth their price.
Climbing Frames Kids Wooden Climbing Frames
Many people wish to have a wooden climbing frame in their garden. They look great, are strong, durable and have fantastic play features. They come in a range of sizes, so they suit smaller gardens in addition to being ideal for those with more space. They also include features which make them suited to both younger and older children.
Before you can decide on a set you also need to consider the type of wood it will be made from. For most people china cedar is the best compromise. It is strong, durable and very cost effective. If you are looking for a for a premium bespoke playset (several thousand pounds) then a Western Red Cedar, or Redwood playground may suit you.
Roundwood or Sawn Wood
There are two main types of wooden climbing frame. One is made from round poles, and the other is squared ‘sawn wood’. The round poles generally look much more rustic, and are made from pine, fir or spruce. These are normally just swingsets, although some may have slides. Sawn wood climbing frames tend to be larger and have more play features. They normally have a ‘fort’ with swings, slides and other play accessories. Different brands use different types of wood as discussed below.
Western Red Cedar thuja plicata
Not actually a ‘real’ cedar (like china cedar) but has the beneficial properties. This includes the natural oils which are resistant to rot and insect infestation. This is a large slow growing tree which makes it a premium timber.
Metal Climbing Frames
Dome climbing frames are the traditional metal play equipment design. These dome structures are normally made from metal tubes. They tend to be very basic with little or no play deck and minimal features. Metal climbing frames sometimes include slides, or monkey bars. They rarely include swings. A metal swingset would also have to be purchased separately. This would would add to the cost and space required for your garden play equipment.
Plastic Climbing Frames
Plastic climbing frames tend to be limited in size and strength. Due to this they are ideal for toddlers, but not older children. They can be nice moulded shapes, but due to plastic manufacturing they are limited with features and modularity. This means children can outgrow them quickly.
Commercial Play Equipment Public Playgrounds
If you require playground equipment for public use then you will need something which meets commercial safety standards. You are best to check with your insurance company, but many will stipulate they require EN117testing standards. The main visible difference is that in a commercial environment the swings need to be separate to the rest of the play features. There are many other differences also. Commercial play equipment also needs to be installed with safety surfacing.
Commercial Playground Equipment Suppliers
Our climbing frames are intended to be used by families. We understand that children will be different ages and abilities. We include features for both younger and older children on all of our products.
Locating your play equipment
It’s important to consider where you’ll place your climbing frame once it arrives. It sounds silly, but climbing frames can be pretty big once assembled. We give measurements for each of our playsets, but remember to add an area for safety and movement. The EU guidelines are 1.8m (approx 6ft) to allow for children to swing, exit the slide and jump/fall without injury from ladders, rockwalls or steps.
DIY flat pack
Our products are delivered to your door flat packed in a double layered carboard box. This keeps all the wood hardware and accessories together. They arrive completely ready for home build so you’ll not have any hidden costs or need to buy any extras.
Many of our products are modular, or semi-modular. This means you can add bits on at a later stage if you wish. Many customers choose their perfect setup from day one, but some choose to add playhouses, or monkey bars at a later date for extra play value.
Wooden products suffer from weathering. This is due to the harsh and variable nature of our weather. Some days are blisteringly hot, some a freezing cold, some are soggy. This can cause the wood in your set to dry, peel or crack. The effects of this can be minimised by intermittently applying a stain, sealant or wood protector. We offer a Selwood Wood Stain and Protector if you wish to colour match your set. Some customers choose something similar from a local supplier, or change the colour of their set altogether.
Wood is definitely the higher-end and recommended playset. It offers a very robust and sturdy setup as a long term solution. Cedar wood offers the natural decay, rot, and insect and insect resistance along with a great color and look for your yard. You can also find southern yellow pine swing sets that are treated with non-toxic chemicals.
Normally, for wood sets staining and checking the nuts/bolts will need done after a couple of years.
Choosing a Metal Set
Depending on the quality of the metal used by the manufacturer, you might just be able to find a great swing set for the price. If you have kids that like to rough house or are on the older side, the metal can bend.
How do you find out what the kids like? Especially if this is your first swing set, it may be hard to tell what features are going to be the best.
Wrapping It Up
Purchasing a swing set is a big deal. Having the right amount of safety features, something that is going to last a long time and make the kids happy all at the same time is a challenging decision.
Keep in mind the benefits of the different types of swing sets and you’ll be golden. It should be easier to decide when you know the features that you’re looking for and the quality of products your family likes.
Also, this time of year prices can fluctuate quite dramatically. So if you see something a little outside of your price range, it might not be a bad idea to click over and check it out anyway – you may get lucky and catch a sale.
Not all active pursuits have to be high energy. Yoga is a fantastic way to get kids of all ages moving indoors. We started making it a part of our routine after I read a Wall Street Journal article which reported findings that yoga improved students’ behavior, physical health and academic performance, as well as attitudes toward themselves and also that it reduces feelings of helplessness and aggression and, in the long term, helps emotional balance. The benefits of yoga are particularly strong among children with special needs.
So, I was very pleased to find that there were things that there were games where the kids held hands or leaned back against each other. I believe this helps to build co-operation and understanding. There are also plenty of games where it is individuals alone. My favorite is Sun Salutations! It incorporates many basic yoga positions, and it will be a lot of fun for the kids.
High Five magazine also often has a feature in the back that, while not yoga per-say, reminds me a lot of the kid yoga stuff I’ve seen in that it incorporates imaginary play with different poses and movement. S and C are big fans.
Why A Ball Pit For Kids Rocks
An inflatable ball pit is a joy that you cannot explain unless you have actually had the pleasure of diving in. They are inflatable so you can easily bounce to your heart’s content amid balls that bounce along with you. However, some ball pits may also come with a mini trampoline to give older kids even more of a ball bouncing experiencing.
Either way, the balls that are often found in pits are made of a very soft plastic that will bend if a child happens to land on it while bouncing. There is also no real danger of these balls breaking things if the child gets carried away and begins to toss them around. This does not mean that you should leave your child alone in the ball pit. Especially if it is a ball pit that you plan to use with smaller children.
Create Your Own Ball Pit
The easiest way for you to know if a ball pit is a good option for your family and the children you love is for you to see what is available. For this, here are a few reviews of some of the most popular options according to other parents.
Play Tent with Tunnel and 100 Balls
This indoor/outdoor ball pit is made by Right Track Toys. It folds up easily when you need to store it and it does come with its own carrying case. As an added bonus, it only weighs 6.pounds to ensure you can take it where you want to go. It features a tent that is 22”long by 39.25” wide and 22”high. There are 100 2.75” soft plastic balls that fit inside this tent to create a ball pit. The tunnel is 69” long by 19” wide and only 19” high which makes it ideal for toddlers who are adventurous enough to crawl through.
ECR4Kids SoftZone CLimber and Ball Pit
I can totally get if you are used to smaller swings for your baby while he/she was an infant. A swing could only accommodate one; at most, two. But toddlers often prefer more space in the swing. So, the swings need to be bigger.
Also, if your kid has some friends and wants to invite them for a ride, you might need a bigger swing (or swings in this case) than usual. In this case, an outdoor swing set is perfect for a stand and two or more swings.
Look at the Material of the Swing
The first thing you do while buying any product is to have a good look at it. Manufacturers utilize various materials when baby swings are in the making. Materials largely determine the cost of a swing. And people go for the cheap ones.
But here’s the catch! While some of the swings are cheap, the components they use are below par and harmful to the skin. Irritation, rashes and red marks on your toddler’s body are just some of the results.
The best way to stay clear of such problems is to choose a baby swing that is non-reactive to the sensitive skin. Wood can be a good choice. Non-reactive plastic is another option. Make sure the construction is smooth, and the swing has no rough edges that can hurt your fussy toddler.
Why The Experts Love It
The Intex Inflatable pool is rated as one of the best kids swimming pools by experts. It is designed for kids who are not ready for deeper water in the pool area. A word of caution- the pool is more than inches deep and can pose a threat to toddlers who are slightly unstable.
Why We Recommend It
To use the pool, you just have to attach a hose to the water sprayer. But before that, you need to put a little water into the pool. This inflatable swim pool for kids weighs just 1pounds, so you can move it around anywhere you like with ease. But you have to ensure that the area you want to place the pool is free of anything that can puncture the vinyl. And in the off seasons, you can turn the pool into a ball pit for your child.
Intex Easy Set 10-Foot Round Pool Cover
Poolguard PGRM-In-Ground Pool Alarm
Poolguard PGRM-In-Ground Pool Alarm comes with an in-house remote receiver with a range of 200 feet. The sensing technology of this pool guard gives less chance of false alarm, due to the wind, rain or small toys or objects entering the pool. Once you install this pool guard alarm, it cannot be activated. Just remove the pool guard from the pool and it’s ready for use again.
Age and Up
Kids and older are likely ready for a telescope that is a bit more advanced than a tabletop instrument. With proper instruction on safety and instrument care, older kids should be able to operate these scopes independently. Adults may want to stick around to enjoy the view.
What It looks deceptively simple but the Rocking Bowl’s smooth curved underside can rock in all directions, while the wave design rim is a safety function when the bowl is overturned, so little limbs don’t get pinched. Big enough for two children, ripple lines inside serve as an anti-slip function.
Parents say The Rocking Bowl may look simple, but it’s really versatile. Your little ones would love to fill it with their toys, sitting in it and imagining they are in a space ship or a boat, or just rocking from side to side. The toy improves coordination and vestibular balance, but it’s quite pricey.
From Pupsik Studio
What Why not bring the beach indoors with Kinetic Sand? Just like real sand, it’s easy to shape and magically moulds into various designs. Wheat, gluten and casein free, Kinetic Sand is safe and non-toxic. Coloured Kinetic Sand is available, too.
Parents say This is an incredible tactile product that allows junior to exercise his creativity. He’ll love how the sand binds together and stays that way as he moulds it into various shapes. Best of all, it remains clumped together and doesn’t spread everywhere, so there’s no sand or residue on your hands. Hurray for easy clean-ups! Great for kids with allergies, this product is perfect for open-ended, non-directed play.
What Comes with two troughs, so you can fill it with either sand or water, or both! Comes with a rake, a scoop, a spade and a boat. When play time is over, just use the waterproof lid to cover everything ― how’s that for easy storage? Even the legs can be removed off, so that you can easily take it along for parties or even to the beach.
Parents say We loved that it comes with so many accessories that will entertain junior for hours. “I’m a big proponent of sensory play and we don’t do enough of that here in Singapore, possibly because of the lack of space. This table allows us to play with water and sand in the comfort of our HDB flat,” says Audrey Chong, mum to Bianca, 2, and Bradley, 5.
Toys ’R’ Us
What Bring the night sky into your bedroom as this gadget projects HD images of planets, the moons, asteroids, space crafts and other celestial bodies on your ceiling and walls. Switch slides to enjoy the rotating star pattern of the northern sky. Powered by batteries, this projector has an electronic timer with an auto-shut-off function.
Parents say This projector offers your munchkins light and visual stimulation. “This is perfect for any child who is interested in the solar system,” says Ewan Mah, a dad of three. “You’ll need to insert the projector slides to change the images of the different planets and turn the dial to focus clearly ― the kids love doing that.” Turn on the function where the projection rotates and be mesmerised as the stars and planets move around you.
FROM Toys ’R’ Us
What This junior trampoline, the perfect size for toddlers looking to burn some energy, helps little ones develop their balance and coordination, as well as build up lower body strength. Suitable for indoor use.
Parents say Made of quality plastic and metal, it feels stable, so that you’ll have peace of mind when your mini-dynamo jumps on it. Skittish kids can hang on to the handlebar for stability, while others can also use it to propel themselves higher. This is a great way for junior to work up a sweat indoors, especially when you don’t have a lot of space. Plus, little fingers won’t get pinched as the trampoline uses a spring-less system.
Combining Star Wars with robot education, the Droid Inventor Kit is a rolling barrel of fun with plenty of lessons thrown in. Kids use the parts to build and decorate a moving R2-D2-like astromech droid. The kit features motors, sensors, servos and a control hub, all of which work together to give you a very versatile creation.
Kids use a mobile app to control their Droids or send them on one of 1different missions. Missions include navigating an obstacle course, carrying secret messages or drawing on a piece of paper.
Little Tikes Cozy Coupe First Swing
Little Tikes comes up with a Seat belt to keep baby in place, Steering wheel with horn easily attached to existing swing set which looks like a an automobile has enormous eyes and a great smiley face to making enjoyable to kids.This best swing set is the best option for infants and babies even toddlers whose weight not exceeding 50 pounds.
Kettler Home Playground Equipment
Swing set must be anchored into concrete to be completely stable which has vertical ladder, monkey bars, a climbing rope, a board swing, and a pull-up bar that is recommended for children from three to eight years old constructed of sturdy metal that is rust resistant. This Germany play set comes up with a measurement 140 x 13x 7inches (LxWxH), weighs 140 pounds after assembled and capacity of 300 pounds. It’s recommended to place 1inches into the ground to properly secure it; 1inch will fit enough where contains very hard or rocky soil. Before installation sort out the screws and bolts into ziploc bags and label them that will save your couple of hours. Use 60 lbs quickcrete for every post to set the posts.
The rust proof powder coat finish ensures longer lasting aesthetics as well as durability through the elements that is an excellent option for those hoping to provide an entire system of play for their children. You can adjust the swing set with 4-point adjustable suspension ropes so that children of all sizes can use it. You can add Kettler Baby Swing Seat and Slide attachment with this Trimmstation set that makes it the Best Garden Swing Set for kids.
This play set also has years warranty that’s belongs to only for residential use. If you want a rock-solid swing set for your kids, this is a great pick.
A scooter is a human powered land vehicle that is made to run by the rider pushing with one foot off the ground. It has three main parts: a deck, the wheels, and a handlebar.
The old scooters were made from wooden planks and attached with roller skates. The vehicle is all-wood with the handlebars usually made out of an elongated box. The first scooters were a bit harder to maneuver, the handlebars, having a limited propelling angle. Present day ones are either made of aluminum, titanium or steel. This practice makes the scooters not only lightweight but also more durable to withstand the rumble and tumble it gets from the rough play of children.
Some genius has worked out that with a quick trip to Bunnings Warehouse, and another quick trip to Kmart, you have all you need to build your kids their very own ball pit.
Multi-functional High Chairs
These chairs will allow the user to adjust the seat height as well as the tray height.
These can be very handy for families who like to get involved in baby’s feed time.
These come with more features than found in the standard, basic high chair. A multi-functional model will probably be the most suitable chair for parents who want a little more flexibility in their purchase.
Convertible High Chairs
Convertible high chairs, sometimes called 3-in-chairs, can be a great investment for parents who wish to have a chair that will last their child for a while.
They can be converted into toddler-sized seats as your baby gets older, and then to a small, low table when it comes time for your child to feed themselves.
A convertible chair will probably be the good choice for parents who don’t mind making a larger initial investment in an item that will last longer and will adapt as their baby grows into a toddler and older.
First of all thanks for reading my article to the end! I hope you find my reviews listed here useful and that it allows you to make a proper comparison of what is best to fit your needs and budget. Don’t be afraid to try more than one product if your first pick doesn’t do the trick.
Most important, have fun and choose your toddler slide wisely! Good luck!
So, TOP3 of toddler slide
- №1 — Toddler Chair and Slide for Kids – Sit and Slide 2 in 1. Real Wood Color Natural Wood
- №2 — Little Tikes First Slide
- №3 — Little Tikes Hide and Seek Climber