Cool IKEA Kids’ Gear You Didn’t Know You Needed

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When it comes to creating a family home, you love the sleek designs and affordable prices of IKEA (even if you dread those IKEA instructions). Good news! The Swedish powerhouse also stocks uber-cute kids’ gear, too. From the classic IKEA kids kitchen to funky kids’ tables and chairs, we went on a treasure hunt and found the most fun IKEA things you didn’t even know you needed. Keep reading to see them all.

Rully the Robot

Drawn and designed by Riana, age 11, this soft robot toy is the perfect companion for little kids who might have a hard time going to be on their own. 

Buy one here, $4.99.

SOLBO Owl Lamp

Another way to help your kids find their way to dreamland is to set up a soothing night light. This adorable owl light is six inches tall, has an LED light, and can be used as room decor during daylight hours.

Buy one here, $7.99.

SMASKA Bento Box

The most fun thing about this wacky dog-shaped bento box? You have to turn the ears to open it up. 

Buy it here, $4.99.


This indoor/outdoor stool is not only a cheery yellow that's perfect for a "kid corner," but it's also lightweight enough for your little one to move from room to room, to the backyard and back. 

Buy them here, $7.99 each.

FLISAT Storage Bin

Get your kids involved in the clean up early in the game by making it fun. Not only is this storage bin equipped with wheels for easy moving, but its charming style will also feel like a toy in itself. 

Snag one here, $29.99.

MATVRÅ Placemat

These cheery placemats make for happy diners, any time of day. Easy to clean up with a damp cloth, the only thing we like more is the price!

Buy them here, $1.49 each.


Listen up, folks. This ear-shaped cushion is perfect for relaxing and lending an ear for story time. Dimensions are 23 ½ " x 60 cm.

Buy it here, $7.99.

URSKOG Panda Pillow

Because who doesn't need an adorable panda pillow? Dimensions are 20 x 20"

Buy it here, $9.99.


Only IKEA could manage to make baby-safe table bumpers almost look chic. There's eight in a pack. 

Buy it here, $3.99. 

SPISIG Play Kitchen with Curtains

The added touch of soft gingham curtains transforms this simple play kitchen into something prairie chic and ready for an afternoon of pretend play. 

Find it here ,$49.99


Can't find the perfect pillow during your IKEA run? Well, no worries. Grab some of their fabric and make your own. Offering almost 30 different colors and prints, let your creativity run wild. 

Buy it here, $5.99 & up. 

Wacky Puzzle

A puzzle is a puzzle, but this one will throw you for a loop. Not only are the details teeny tiny, but the puzzle pieces come in different sizes. How's that for family night? Best for ages six and up, it comes with 23 large, 88 medium and 100 small pieces. 

Buy it here, $6.99.

Origami Folding Paper

Did you know that folding paper will help your kids keep calm and and focused? Yeah, neither did we. We also never knew you can grab origami paper in all sorts of colors at IKEA. You'll get 78 single-colored origami papers: 13 colors and 3 shapes (triangle: 10x10", circle: dia. 10" and square: 10x10"), two of each.

Buy it here, $6.99. 

Paintable Masks

Do you need a party activity/favor? Are your kids in need of props for the play they're writing? IKEA can help you with that. These paintable masks come in human and dog form are waiting for your kids' creative minds. 

Buy it here, $4.99. 

UPPTÅG Cushion

For your vehicle-loving kid, this bright and cheery bus cushion is just the tickets. Dimensions are 18"x11."

Buy one here, $8.99.

—Gabby Cullen



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