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kids cushions

Kids cushions – make your child's room a cosy oasis

Kids cushions

Kids cushions are cushions that are designed specifically for children. They are typically manufactured from plush, comfortable materials and are offered on Kulina by renowned Bloomingville. They are available in a range of sizes, colours, and shapes.

Kid cushions can be used as the finishing touch for your child's bed, to offer some comfort to their chair or as additional sitting on the floor. You will find a variety of bright, vibrant, fun, and cosy children's cushions on the Kulina.

Why do kids need cushions, blankets and soft toys?

Soft toys, blankets, and cushions play a significant role in a child's development and well-being. Here's why kids are drawn to these items and why cuddling is important for them:

  • Comfort and Security: Soft toys, blankets, and cushions provide a sense of comfort and security to children. These items often become transitional objects that help children feel safe, especially in new or unfamiliar situations.

  • Imagination and Play: Soft toys can spark a child's imagination and creativity. They often serve as companions in imaginative play, allowing children to create stories and scenarios involving their toys.

  • Attachment and Bonding: Soft toys and comfort items can become objects of attachment, fostering emotional bonds between a child and their favorite toy or blanket. These bonds offer comfort and a source of emotional support.

  • Soothing and Self-Regulation: Soft toys and comfort items can help children soothe themselves when they are upset or anxious. Cuddling a soft toy or snuggling with a blanket can help children regulate their emotions and calm down.

  • Transitional Object: These items can act as transitional objects that help children manage separation anxiety, especially during times when they are away from their primary caregivers.

  • Sensory Stimulation: The textures, shapes, and colors of soft toys, blankets, and cushions offer sensory stimulation for children, which is essential for their cognitive and sensory development.

  • Physical Comfort: Cushions and soft toys can provide physical comfort and support, especially during naptime or when sitting down to relax or read.

  • Sense of Ownership: Soft toys and blankets give children a sense of ownership and control over their environment. Having a favourite item to call their own helps build a sense of independence.

  • Sleep Association: Many children develop a sleep association with soft toys, blankets, or cushions. Having these items with them when they sleep can provide a consistent and comforting environment that helps them relax and fall asleep more easily.

  • Cuddling and Bonding: Cuddling soft toys, blankets, and cushions mimics human touch and physical affection. This cuddling experience is crucial for children's emotional development, as it reinforces feelings of love, comfort, and safety.

  • Regulating the Senses: Soft textures and gentle pressure from cushions or cuddling can help regulate a child's sensory system. This can be particularly beneficial for children who are sensitive to sensory input.

  • Nurturing Skills: Playing with soft toys and comfort items allows children to practice nurturing behaviours, empathy, and caretaking, which are important for their social and emotional development.

In summary, soft toys, blankets, and cushions serve as sources of comfort, security, and emotional support for children. Cuddling and interacting with these items are important ways for children to develop their emotions, social skills, and ability to self-soothe. These items play a significant role in helping children navigate their emotions, explore their imagination, and build strong emotional bonds.

You can also shop for other children's textiles from Kulina, including kids carpets or blankets.