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    Default Cot to toddler beds

    Do they last the distance?
    Have just tried to put our cot back up for DD and it's bitten the dust. So we figured best value would be getting a cot to bed, then getting bunks once she's 4 and DS is 7. We don't have space for 2 single beds in the room.
    DS is 3 and is just starting to grow out of his toddler bed, DD is smaller than him percentage wise so should last till 4. But will an IKEA number last nearly 4 years? Will it be big enough?

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    I'm not sure about the ikea ones, but I got ours from Big W and it has lasted for a very long time.. sometimes they are on special there or at target..?

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    We had an ikea one and it crumbled . We have one of those target ones now and it seems much more solid. The ikea one was also a massive pain as its non standard sizes - longer than a cot or toddler bed mattress but shorter and skinnier than a single.

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    My childcare cot is 2 years old and I can't see why it wouldn't last another 2. Target often have them on sale for half price.

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    It's not a cot to bed but we have an extendable IKEA toddler bed and it has lasted three years and three moves and is still going strong.

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    Our ikea cot/toddler bed lasted 7 years. The change table/chest of draws and matching toy box still going strong.

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    The ikea one we had was IMO a more fragile design so maybe it was the model?

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    We have the childcare cot from target that converts. It's in excellent condition and see it lasting many more years. It only cost $150 at the Target Sales..


 

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