A Long Landing Place
Life with kids comes with a lot of “stuff.” Shuffling small bodies, shampoos, soaps, bath toys, towels, and the rest of the whatnot poses a logistical challenge. The long bench in this modern kids' bathroom gives everybody a place to sit while drying off (or supervising!) and also serves as a landing place for the myriad slippers, PJs, and toys required at bath time.
Designed by Nurit Geffen-Batim Studio
Bring on the Bright Colors
A kids' bathroom gives you the opportunity to go wild with color—the brighter, the better. A cheery bathroom space will energize in the morning and lift everyone’s spirits at day’s end, when the energy is all but gone.
Zillow Digs home in Kansas City, KS
Clean and Modern
A bathroom with clean, modern lines makes an excellent counterpoint to the general clutter kids tend to trail behind them. The floating vanity in this bathroom leaves space for step stools to tuck away neatly while not in use.
Designed by JG Development, Inc.; photographed by Hal Kearney
Space for All
If you’re starting from scratch, why not design a sink area where everyone has her own space? In this kids' bathroom, three small medicine cabinets sit over three faucets fitted into an oversize sink. Everyone can get ready at the same time, and nobody will confuse toothbrushes.
Designed by John R. Schroeder, AIA; photographed by Jody Dole
A bathroom is a small enough space that you can splurge to satisfy a thematic itch without getting overwhelmed. The ocean mural in this bathroom instantly captivates the imagination and transports you to another world—not to mention, it’s just plain fun!
Zillow Digs home in Annandale, NJ
All in the Decals
Wall decals add panache to a room without commitment. The A-to-Z menagerie of animals in this kids' bathroom provides both design and entertainment. They're easy to apply and just as easy to remove when tastes change.
Younger children often need help in the bath, so save your back by making room for a small stool where you can perch while the bubbles fly. This seat will also be handy for those early toilet-training sessions, when you may need to entertain a prince or princess with books and chatter.
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Designed by Chan Architecture; photographed by Shannon McGrath
Off the Hook
Wall storage is a favorite anywhere in the home—but it's effective only when everyone can reach it. When you're adding hooks in the bathroom, install them just below eye level to make it easier for all family members to hang up their towels to dry.
Designed by Masterpiece Builders of Austin, LLC; photographed by Roxanne Gutierrez
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