Bean bags: an ideal item of furniture for kids whatever their age
Whether you've just had your first child, have several toddlers or teenagers, bean bags are bound to be an ideal item of furniture for children.
Available in a wide variety of uses, shapes and styles, no matter how old your kids are or whatever their interests are, there is sure to be a bean bag chair that is suitable for them.
And such sitting could prove to be ideal for the newest addition to a family. If you've got a very young child why not introduce them to the benefits of such seating with baby bean bags?
These bean bag chairs come with an adjustable harness so your little one can stay comfortable in a number of positions. As they are strapped in securely, you can go about your household chores in the knowledge that they will be safe.
If you were to sit a baby down on a chair or sofa made for grown-ups you may be worried that they will crawl or fall of the seating and hurt themselves. With this kind of bean bag, this not need be the case.
And as they come with a removable cover and a waterproof lining, baby bean bags can be ideal if your little one has another little accident.
Unfortunately, children do not stay babies forever and as they grow you could find that you will need to upgrade from baby bags to larger sizes of seating.
Young children - perhaps those who are between the ages of five and nine - will also find bean bags are comfy place to sit.
There are many things they can do while cosied up on a bean bag - watching television or colouring for example - but one activity they may particularly like to do on a bean bag is to read. Whether they're poring over popular children's series such as Harry Potter or Tracy Beaker or are learning new words for school, you are sure to find kids just love snuggling up on a bean bag to read.
Perhaps they're a fan of a particular football team, film or TV show. You should be able to find a bean bag chair that depicts your child's heroes in action. They are sure to love sitting on a bean bag that contains images of their icons and it may make an ideal match if their room is awash with posters, bed linen and toys of their idols.
Teens too are sure to love the comfort that is on hand with having bean bags in their room. As they watch DVDs, surf the web or play computer games, a bean bag chair could offer them an alternative to sitting on a hardbacked desk chair. And if they have friends coming around to chill out during the day or staying the night for a sleepover, a bean bag sofa could make an ideal place for teenagers to kip.
However as you go about washing, cleaning - teenagers in particular are notorious for having untidy rooms - and doing other household jobs you could well find that your children are getting under your feet. And if you're keen for them to get some fresh air why not banish them to the garden?
But just because you've asked them to get up off the bean bag in their room for an hour or so as you tidy the place up - they never seem able to do it themselves do they? - doesn't mean they can't still enjoy such seating.
By purchasing outdoor bean bags your kids can relax in the garden and catch the sun in some style.
However, if you're concerned about the prospect of rain - this is Britain after all - then you may want to invest in waterproof bean bags. Should there be a sudden downpour, your bean bag will be protected.
No matter their age, kids will always find bean bags an attractive piece of furniture to sit on. In fact you may be so jealous from the pleasure derived from children's bean bags that you will want to purchase one for yourself!