Most playgroups and day care services will need Kindergarten Nap Mats which probably not being provided by them. Kindergarten nap mats would give a comfortable bed to sleep or nap, especially during napping. However, there are a few things needs to be considered before chose one, because each child has different needs for having nap mat. Some children won’t go to bed without their favorite cartoon character on their nap mats. Prevent the nap mat from germs and bacteria as well that might exist from kids pee by keeping it clean and hygienic all the time. Personal use is the best way to keep your baby’s health during stay in kindergarten and day care.
Here are three things needs to be considered in choosing kindergarten nap mats: washable, comfortable, and anti bacterial material
Choose the mat that is washable; See if we take the mat out from washing machine the condition still good or not. Is the color changing, being torn, or coarse material, something that looks bad. Make sure your mat will be long lasting even has been washed or spin for many times.
- Anti bacterial
Make sure that your mat is made from anti bacterial material, because germs and bacteria can stay in your mat, they can stay inside the mat or even on the mat cover. The high qualified mat is usually made from anti bacterial/ germs material with label in it. So check the label.
The most important thing is comfortable because it will help to make better sleeping quality. Therefore choose nap mat with 2 inches thickness, it will provide maximum comfort for your kids, as we know that mat is the only sheet between floor and kids.
Some parents might need handy mat that is portable, easy to roll up and has extra string to make it easier in carrying it. For kids who still doing toilet trainee sometimes will make the mat got wet, therefore choose mat with waterproof vinyl material. The function is to keep the urine out of mat.
Need to concern also that parents put label of their child’s name. If the child has similar name to his friend, then write his nick name to avoid the use of kindergarten nap mats by his friends or being exchanged with his friends.