Looking for the right study furniture for kids can be challenging. When it comes to children’s comfort and safety in the context of “furniture”, there’s so much more to consider than mere aesthetic appeal.
But not to worry, moms and dads! We at SingBee have done the tough task for you by collating chair qualities you can use as a basis in finding the best chair for your little one. Our team is constantly on the lookout for crucial points from child safety to material type, for furniture you can bring into your home, worry-free. More on these as you read on.
1. Solid Back Plus a Solid Base Equals a Super Sturdy Chair
Call these the 2 fundamental parts of a chair. Your child’s desk chair should be built with a sturdy back and base that can withstand varying weights, and for long periods. Add to that, it should be able to hold out against repeated use. Wobbling should be minimized as much as possible. The chair’s back and base should stay still once sat upon, regardless of weight (of course, children are to fall within the maximum weight allowed for said chair).
2. Ergonomic Structure for Posture Support
When on the hunt for supportive desk chairs, pay attention to those that have an ergonomic frame. This has more to do with the functionality of their design rather than their appearance.
An ergonomic chair has curvatures that follow the natural arch of a person’s body from the shoulders to the lower back. Several manufacturers even go the extra mile of constructing a base plate that follows the contour of the gluteal, hip, and pelvic regions. In other words, the portion that “sits” on the chair. Why is this important? Besides comfort, it can improve your child’s posture, naturally. Ergonomic computer chairs are the ideal back support that may prevent forward slouching or improper spinal position. Studies also show that sitting correctly may increase energy levels and productivity!
3. Child-Friendly Adjusting & Locking Mechanism
Instead of a-dime-a-dozen non-adjustable chairs, what of their adjustable counterparts? “Adjustability” results in “near-customization”. And customization equates to providing your youngster with what is a suitably fitting chair for height or leg position against the floor. It can aid in reducing any potential risk of incurring muscle strains caused by prolonged sitting.
Alongside this characteristic is a locking mechanism. In fact, more innovative chairs offer a double-locking mechanism for good measure. It’s the ideal child-friendly choice as it automatically secures the apparatus even without the aid of an adult/guardian.
4. Safety - From the Basics to the Enhancements
The materials used for kids’ computer chairs should be toxic-free. The better options are frequently placed under the scrutiny of notable review boards to have quality and safety standards tested out and evaluated. Quality certifications, safety accreditations, and warranties are cherries on top of the cake… or chair, too!
Moreover, take enhanced features into account. For instance, non-slip feet and base, smooth wheels, and thick seat cushions all work together towards transforming sitting into a comfortable and safe experience.
5. Eye-Soothing Colors & Eye-Catching Aesthetic Appeal
Finally, the aesthetics. Minimalist-modern is a terrific choice. It’s not distracting to young learners but is still pleasing to look at and easy to blend with the rest of your home’s furniture. Bright colors often dominate a variety of products for children. Yet on the subject of study furniture, eye-soothing hues are the recommended option. Note that your child will use said furniture for long hours in a day. Hence, neutral tones are less strenuous to the eyes.
Moms and dads, remember that the right desk chair needs to deliver comfort, posture support, and seating stability for your child, preferably for years to come. If it looks amazing on top of that, mark it green-lit. You may want to consider checking out the SingBee 136 Chair - a kid’s office chair that we developed with the above qualities in mind. Get to know about our other awesome furniture products made especially for kids!