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Kid too big for the crib but not yet ready for a true "big kid" bed? That's where the toddler bed comes in. Often low to the ground with guard rails to prevent active young sleepers from falling out, toddler beds ease the transition from crib to twin for both you and your little one. And there are tons of options out there, from convertible toddler beds to character beds to super stylish beds.
We did a little something different for this Babble Best and asked a group of our amazing bloggers to test and review the products themselves. As moms, they knew the buzz around which beds were most worthy of testing, and we've highlighted their top picks here for you. Did we miss one that you love? Feel free to nominate it here. - Babble Editors
BEST CONVERTIBLE BEDS | Ikea Minnen
We have options for crib-to-toddler conversions – now here’s one for the toddler-to-twin transition! The Ikea Minnen is the same width as a twin bed, which is wider than the traditional toddler bed. The bed literally grows with kiddo; it’s about half the length of a twin to start, then it extends once about 1.5 feet, then a second time to reach full twin size. This makes it a great option for those who have a small space to work with.
Find it at Ikea for $149