Brilliant jungle-themed decor that'll transform your kid's bedroom into a tropical oasis

Family holidays may be off the table for now, but you can still treat your kids to jungle vibes

Photograph: The Miscellanista via Unsplash
A big family summer vacation might feel like a distant dream right now, but you can still bring the holiday feels into your home. From local designer wares to a few Ikea essentials, give your kids a small taste of the tropics with these jungle-themed bedroom furnishings.
Monkey plush toy
Photograph: courtesy Ikea

Monkey plush toy

You can’t have a jungle-themed room without the animals. This monkey is from Ikea's toy collection designed to highlight endangered wild animals, including tigers, orangutans, elephants and pandas. 14.90RMB at Ikea.

📍Ikea Xuhui, 126 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Sanhui Lu.  

Treehouse bed tent
Photograph: courtesy Ikea

Treehouse bed tent

This treehouse tent transforms your kid's bed into a fun hideout (but isn’t totally sealed off to the outside world so you can still check they do go to sleep). 249RMB at Ikea.

📍Ikea Xuhui, 126 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Sanhui Lu.

Play table and chairs
Photograph: courtesy Lost and Found

Play table and chairs

A 2019 Reddot Award winner, this beautifully crafted play table can also double up as coffee table when the kids outgrow it. Its rounded corners make it kid-friendly, and the neutral colour scheme means it blends easily with other home decor. 2,408RMB at Lost and Found (basket and stools sold separately).

📍Lost and Found, 116 Nanchang Lu, near Yandang Lu.

Leaf canopy
Photograph: courtesy Ikea

Leaf canopy

Go green with this leaf-shaped bed canopy. Fix it over the bed, or hang it on the wall above a bean bag or rug to create a comfy spot for kids to chill out. Or dot a few around the room to transform the space into a lush jungle. 79RMB at Ikea.

📍Ikea Xuhui, 126 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Sanhui Lu.

Zoo bean bag
Photograph: courtesy Froggels 

Zoo bean bag

Designed in Germany, Flototto bean bags come in different shapes – lion, pony, bird, elephant and whale – all with a variety of colours to choose from. Soft and waterproof, these bags are ideal for play or nap time. 790RMB at Froggels.

📍Froggels, Room 310, Jisheng Wellborn, 75 Loushanguan Lu, near Xingyi Lu.

Machine-washable leaf rug
Photograph: courtesy Froggels

Machine-washable leaf rug

Made in Spain using 100 percent cotton and natural dyes, this palm leaf rug adds jungle vibes (and a splash of colour) to play and reading time. 768RMB at Froggels.

📍Froggels, Room 310, Jisheng Wellborn, 75 Loushanguan Lu, near Xingyi Lu.

Tentbed
Photograph: courtesy Fine Little Home

Tentbed

From Belgian eco-friendly kids’ furniture brand Mathy by Bols, this best-selling tent bed will help your scout’s dreams come true. It's made from pine with MDF panels and is available in a range of colours. 15,450RMB at Fine Little Home.

📍Fine Little Home, Third Floor, Bund Finance Center, 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu.

Tropical leaves wall stickers
Photograph: courtesy Fine Little Home

Tropical leaves wall stickers

Complete the jungle look with these colourful wall stickers. Makers Lilipinso collaborates with more than 60 artists worldwide create art especially for children’s bedrooms. 1,837RMB at Fine Little Home. 

📍Fine Little Home, Third Floor, Bund Finance Center, 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu.

Tree bookcase
Photograph: Fine Little Home

Tree bookcase

Who said bookshelves had to be boring? Your little ones can fill this one's branches with books, toys and all sorts. 8,000RMB at Fine Little Home.

📍Fine Little Home, Third Floor, Bund Finance Center, 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu.

Storage shelf
Photograph: courtesy Nitori

Storage shelf

Help keep your minis organised and their rooms tidy with this pine toy storage unit from Japanese furniture chain Nitori (it's rounded at the edges which makes it friendly for younger kids, too). 1,415RMB at Nitori.

📍Nitori, 1065 Zhaojiabang Lu, near Tianyaoqiao Lu.

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