The IKEA 2021 catalog dropped recently and we sat down with our kids to comb through and find the coolest new stuff. From dinosaurs to homeschooling, here are our top picks for kids and families.

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KURA Dinosaur Bed Tent

This adorable bed tent will fulfill all their Jurassic dreams. $39.99

JÄTTELIK Soft Dinosaur Toys

Whether your kiddo wants a triceratops, or is more of a brontosaurus kind of kid, this new line of dinosaur toys will be their new old best friend in no time. 

Comes in triceratops, velociraptor, brontosaurus and stegosaurus. $5.99/each

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JÄTTELIK Duvet Cover & Pillowcase in Dinosaur Blue

What's cooler than a big kid bed? A twin sized duvet and pillowcase set with dinosaurs, of course. $14.99

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SLÄKT Extendable Bed Frame

This bedframe grows with them, perfect for a kid's room or shared space when they outgrow their crib but aren't quite ready for a twin. $124

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GRACIÖS Duvet Cover & Pillowcase in Dotted Pink Turquoise

This twin-sized duvet cover and pillowcase set is whimsical enough for kids but chic enough for tweens. $12.99

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LEN Rug in Dotted Gray

In a nursery or kid's room, this versatile rug in a playful, neutral gray is soft and affordable. $39.99 (4'4 "x5'3")

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RÖRANDE Towel with Hood

Wrap them up after bath with this sweet little hooded towel. $5.99

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RÖRANDE Baby Blanket in Crocodile

No crocodile tears shed over this little blanket: it's made from sustainable grown cotton. $12.99

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This simple crib also converts into a toddler bed. $109

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BULLIG Bamboo Box

Keep it earthy, chic and clean with this modern box for toys, blankets and more. $9.99

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IVAR Storage Cabinet

Keep all that school work organized in your homeschool space (aka your kitchen) and store a few extras to boot with this low-profile storage cabinet. $374

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BISSING Wall Clock

Keep everyone on time and running smoothly with this wall clock that has a train-station vintage vibe that somehow goes with all kinds of decor. $19.99

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MÅLA Framed Drawing Boards

Go next-level with that refrigerator art and make it wall-worthy with these framed drawing boards. $1.99/each

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MÅLA Felt Tip Pen

Refresh that supply of dried out pens with this affordable set. $2.99/24 pack

Other IKEA Picks Our Editors Love

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


And speaking of pretend play, these perfect little felt cinnamon rolls will hit the spot, especially when served hot out of the SPISIG play kitchen's oven! 

Buy them for $7.99 here


Nothing soothes a baby like the gentle rocking motion and this new one from IKEA meets safety requirements while remaining affordable and stylish. Comes with sleeping pad. 

Get it here, $79.

SNUTTIG Stuffed Polar Bear

IKEA seems to manage to produce some of the snuggliest creatures around—from woodland foxes to petite pigs, and now they've introduced a polar bear into the mix. 

$14.99, get one here

LILLABO Battery-Operated Locomotive

The little engine that could is the latest addition to the LILLABOO train swag and is compatible with the wooden tracks IKEA has sold for years. 

Get one here for $7.99. 


Back-to-school desks just got brighter! Illuminate their study space or maybe just use as a night light; either way this pencil-like lamp will look sharp.

$24.99, get one here

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.

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.

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.

—Gabby Cullen & Amber Guetebier


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