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About This Quiz
No matter what your children's ages, you want to make sure their room is safe and comfortable. Whether you're decorating a nursery or a hip teen's room, you will want to incorporate decorating ideas into their rooms that put their well-being first. Before you get started, take our quiz for some great tips on how to decorate with your kids' safety in mind.
Which of the following could pose a safety hazard to your child?
both of the above
You should always check fabrics, paints, furniture and toys for safety before choosing them for your child's room.
Which lighting feature helps you adjust the level of light in your baby's room?
To allow you to adjust the light level in your baby's room, install a dimmer switch for the overhead light and a room-darkening shade for the lamp. You might want to consider a decorative night light as well.
When your child outgrows his or her crib, which type of bed is best?
A youth bed is low to the ground and therefore suited to your preschooler's needs. If you'd rather not invest in a bed with a limited lifespan, a mattress and box spring on the floor will do just as well for a while.
Which type of table is best-suited to a busy pre-schooler's needs?
A child-size table and chairs are the perfect size for snacks and art projects. If you invest in a set with charm and character, you can easily adapt it for use as an accessory elsewhere in the house later.
To protect your children from the dangers of the Internet, where is the best place for the family computer?
in the child's room
in the family room
Keep your Internet-connected computer in the family room where you can supervise your children's surfing activities. For homework projects, you might provide them with a computer just for typing in their bedrooms.
To keep teens feeling good about their rooms, now is the time to invest in a makeover. Incorporate some adult touches such as an easy chair and new carpeting to give the feel of a hip studio apartment.