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Essential Tools For Promoting A Restful Night’s Sleep For Children

Support Your Child's Bedtime Routine

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Ensuring children get sufficient quality sleep is crucial, yet up to 30% of youngsters face sleep challenges. As a parent or caregiver, it’s tough to watch your child wrestle with bedtime routines. Studies consistently demonstrate that children with regular bedtime routines experience numerous sleep benefits, including falling asleep faster, sleeping longer, and waking less throughout the night. These positive patterns have long-term effects, benefiting children well into the future.

To simplify the process of establishing a beneficial bedtime routine, Little Steps has compiled a selection of tools to make bedtime a positive experience. Our guide includes sound devices and machines to create a calming auditory environment, bath accessories to signal the end of the day, gentle night lights for comfort, humidifiers to maintain a comfortable room atmosphere, engaging bedtime storybooks for a quiet end to the day, and aromatherapy oils to soothe the senses, and more.

  • Mindful & Co Hk

    Aromatherapy Oils

    Best Sleep Tools To Help Kids Of All Ages

    Essential oils can make it easier to take care of ourselves and our kids from the comfort of our own homes. Here are some of our favorites to help your kids with their sleep routine, you can also add some essential oils to your humidifier:

    And if you'd like more, read on for our Top Ten Essential Oil Stores In Hong Kong

  • Goodnight Moon HK

    Bedtime Books And Stories

    Best Sleep Tools To Help Kids Of All Ages

    Storytime is one of the most special parts of the bedtime routine and there are so many stories to choose from. Here are some of our recommendations:

    • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise
      • A classic bedtime favorite for many decades and a must-have. Its beautiful words and rhythm will surely relax your little one to sleep.
  • Bartholomew Bear HK

    Cuddly Toys

    Best Sleep Tools To Help Kids Of All Ages
    • Jellycat Bartholomew Bear (Pictured)
      • Who doesn't love a classic stuffed fluffy bear to cuddle with throughout the night? The Bartholomew Bear is the perfect companion for your little ones. It is priced at HK$245.
    • Jellycat Bashful Dino
      • For the ultimate dino-lovers! This dino will surely give your kids the best hugs at night with its soft, squishy features. It is priced at HK$325.
  • Musical Mobile HK

    Mobiles

    Best Tools To Help Your Babies Sleep
    • Mamas & Papas Musical Mobile (Pictured)
      • Inspired by a cloud full of dreams and creating the perfect ambiance for your baby, its relaxing lullabies will help soothe your baby to sleep. It is priced at HK$390, you can choose to have it delivered or picked up from its given locations.
    • Dream Time Soothing Light Up Mobile
      • This mobile Playgro offers soft glowing lights that change colors, creating a soothing visual environment for your baby. It has 30 minutes of gentle music to help relax and encourage a good night's rest. It is priced at HK$359.10.
    • Rainbow Sky Bed Arch
      • For newborns, it can be used as a cot arch to entertain and relax the baby in the crib which includes classic melodies. And for tots ages 6 months and up you can transform this as a bedside night light and remove the pendants. It is priced at HK$258.
  • Night Lights

    Best Sleep Tools For Kids Of All Ages
    • Bubble Toucan Night Light  (Pictured)
      • Its dimming button ensures easy brightness adjustments to suit your child's needs. Usage can last for about 7-24 hours, depending on the brightness level. It is priced at HK$224.
    • Upplyst LED Wall Light
      • Its beautiful simple design brings in calmness to a child's bedroom. With its soft lighting, it will surely bring ultimate relaxation promoting a good night's rest for your little ones. It is priced at HK$179.90, available for pick up or delivery.
    • KORNSNÖ Portable Night Light
      • You can bring this amazing item everywhere you go! From travel to sleepovers, it is reasonably priced, sized, and battery-operated. It is priced at HK$54.90.
    • Cloud B Nightlight
      • A starry nightlight plus fur plushie toy in one! This toy helps ease children’s fear of the dark by projecting a starry night sky onto ceilings and walls, its comforting colors will mesmerize your tots and will help them feel more calm allowing them to fall asleep faster. It is priced at HK$228.
  • Snuggle Otter HK

    Soothing Sound Devices

    Best Tools To Help Your Babies And Toddlers Sleep
    • Soothe N Snuggle Otter (Pictured)
      • It is a unique plush soother that helps comfort your baby just like you do. Its soft belly moves up and down in a rhythmic motion that mimics your breathing to help soothe your baby naturally, along with up to 30 minutes of calming music, sound effects, and soft lights. This sweet soother can become part of your baby's bedtime routine, helping them develop healthy sleep habits. You can check this out at Toys R Us, and have it delivered or collected from its multiple branches. It is priced at HK$499.90.
    • Sweet Dreamz On The Go - Owl
      • An all-in-one baby soother to calm fussy and tired babies. Each adorable soother comes equipped with a built-in nightlight along with calming sounds and melodies. It is priced at HK$228.
    • Baby Bear
      • This triples as something cuddly that is also a projector toy with spectacular light effects AND it plays relaxing melodies. It plays about 30 minutes of Classical (Bach and Beethoven), Jazz, Soft Rock, Modern, New Age and Sounds of Nature melodies. It is priced at HK$428.
  • Taking A Bath

    Best Sleep Tools To Help Kids Of All Ages

    Studies show that after taking a warm bath, a baby's body temperature starts to cool, which can help your infant/toddler fall asleep more easily.

    Some suggestions on what kind of bath toys your kids will love:

    • Splash About Pufferfish 
      • The sensory design and bright colors are perfect for little swimmers, who can grab, throw and chew these toys whilst in the water.

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