Whether your kid’s room needs a fresh look for spring or you want to pick up some new art supplies, what better place to look than IKEA? The on-point pricing and popular designs of our favorite affordable interiors store are hard to resist, so we went ahead and scoured the shelves for the cutest, most fun items every kid will love. Keep reading to see them all.

Solar System Mobile

Give your kid her first glimpse at what the universe holds with this soft, fuzzy mobile that’s perfect for hanging above her changing table. Made from 100% polyester.

Buy it here, $5.99.


Popsicle Beach Towel

Measuring in at 71” x 39”, it’s made from 100% cotton, this fun beach towel will cover your kid this summer, whether at the beach or the pool!

Buy it here, $12.99.

Unda the Seal

This fun and quirky pillow/toy is the brainchild of Natalia, aged eight, from Poland. We love the fun colors and the pocket that is perfect for storing Unda the Seal's fish lunch! 

Not available online, $4.99. 

Mod Apron

Get your kids covered in the kitchen! This adorable apron comes in a fun vintage-inspired print, has full coverage and is made from 100% cotton.

Buy it here, $4.99.

Colorful Suction Cups

Organize your kids’ bathroom towels by color when you use these new suction cups that come as a pack of four. Each cup holds up to 6 lbs. 9 oz, and require a quick push to attach to the wall.

Buy a set here, $7.99.

Smiley Cushion

This brightly colored cozy cushion has us all smiles. Recommended for kids ages 3 and up.

Buy it here, $7.99.

Solar Powered Flower Lights

Light up your yard with a few of these adorable solar powered flower lights. Not only will you get your kids outside, but it’ll be a science lesson, too (the included rechargeable battery should give you 12 hours of light once fully charged by the sun).

Buy it here, $14.99.

Bed Pocket

Encourage your grade school kid to keep track of his gear with one of these sleek bed pocket organizers. Easy to clean, it comes with various-sized pockets, so there’s room for everything from a book to a smartphone.

Buy it here, $5.99.

Activity Book

This 24-page craft book is filled with puzzles, scavenger hunts and coloring opportunities, which makes it perfect for a restaurant dinner or road trip. Recommended for kids ages 3 and up.

Buy it here, $3.99.

Panda Table Lamp

This LED panda table lamp is the perfect companion for a kid who has trouble drifting off to dreamland. LED bulb included, recommended for kids ages 3 and up.

Buy it here, $16.99.

Velcro Tag Game

Finally, it’s okay for your kids to throw stuff at each other. This new tag-like game is designed for two players, comes with two velcro vests and felt balls that kids can belt at one another. It can also be played indoors or outside. This could be the solution to all those sibling squabbles, amirite? Recommended for kids ages 6 and up.

Buy it here, $14.99.

Quirky Loveseat

If your tween is looking for a room makeover, this quirky loveseat might be the perfect addition. The cover is 100% cotton and machine washable, and the springy cushions mean comfort for your little lounger.

Buy it here, $279.

Headset & Tablet Holder

For more desktop organization, try this bold headset and tablet holder. It easily transports gadgets from one spot in the room to another. Recommended for kids ages 6 years and older.

Buy it here, $3.99.

Coloring Roll

Perfect for painting or coloring, this 32 ft.-long coloring book is a dream for little artists. Fun details include monsters and other silly creatures. Recommended for kids ages 6 and up.

Buy it here, $4.99.

Cool Building Blocks

These cardboard building blocks come adorned with funny faces, cool designs and other creative images, which makes for a new experience every time. There’s 24 in a set, and the cardboard is made with environmentally-friendly materials. Recommended for kids ages 6 and up.

Buy a set here, $19.99.

Sleek Storage Bench

While not exactly for the kids, we love this new storage bench. Use it to store toys, crafts, off-season clothing and more!

Buy it here, $199.

—Gabby Cullen


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