Whether you’re setting up a nursery or decorating a child’s room, we all know the one thing you’ve got to have: books! It’s never too early to start building a library, and an important part of library decor is bookends. We’ve culled the internet and found some great kids’ bookends, from kid-safe options to vintage brass bookends, sturdy wooden bookends to personalized baby bookends that would be perfect for a nursery. I hope you’ve got several bookcases and rooms to outfit, because you’ll probably want more than one!
Bean bag pillows: these unicorn fabric bookends are sturdy enough to hold up books, but still lightweight so they won’t hurt children.
Plush elephants bookends: soft and safe for play, too!
Crochet fox bookends: this adorable plush fox would make a great book friend, and is customizable!
Vintage Kids’ Bookends
Vintage teddy bear and bunny: these would be wonderful nursery bookends!
Vintage Winnie the Pooh bookends: someone please buy this classic scene as bookends before I do.
Vintage Classic Pooh Bookends: this would pair perfectly with your children’s A. A. Milne collection.
Vintage Squirrel bookends: I know these may seem like an odd choice for children’s bookends, but I think these would be great for a tiny fan of Squirrel Girl!
Personalized Bookends for Babies and the Nursery
Star and moon baby bookends personalized: these would make a great shower gift.
Personalized initials bookends: great for a nursery or children’s room.
Shimmery wood rainbow: this personalized kids’ bookend would work for any age.
Kids playing tug of war: for the classy, old school nursery.
Brass moon bookends: a sturdy kids’ bookends set, which would also look nice in a nursery.
Sturdy Wood Bookends
Fox and raccoon bookends: this wooden set is also customizable!
Clouds with faces: this wooden bookends set would be delightful in a nursery.
Robot bookends: a fun set for any children’s library.
Giraffe and elephant bookends: customizable safari kids’ bookends.
Colorful trees and bears: these wooden bookends featuring a mama and baby bear are also customizable.
Red and blue stars: sturdy children’s bookends.
Wooden hippo bookends: these hippos have googly eyes! Now you need them, right?
Cloud bookends: if smiley clouds are a little too whimsical, these classic white clouds would be lovely nursery bookends.
Wooden rainbow nursery bookends: featuring a cloud and rain drops!
Metal Bookends for Children’s Rooms
Superhero bookend: kids would get a kick out of this superhero keeping their books from tumbling off the shelf.
Cast iron jacks: definitely not for play, but would work great as a kids’ bookend.
Other Kids’ Bookends
Wood castle bookends: I love this one for a nursery.
Very Hungry Caterpillar: these bookends are no longer in production, but you can still find them occasionally on Amazon and eBay, so buy it while you can!
You can find more bookends for the nursery and kids rooms here.