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Old 04-02-2014, 12:52 PM   #1
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Ideas for Bunk Bed Containment?

I have a 2 year old who likes to hop out of the bottom bunk and run around at all hours of the night. I thought about installing a bed rail but I know he will just climb over it. Any ideas? Thought about installing some type of removable netting connected to hooks.. Not sure if that would hold him in or not.

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Old 04-02-2014, 12:58 PM   #2
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Tie him up with a harness...


LOL...just kidding, I know the feeling, I had one of those,,,, took the action-consequence approach with him..it worked over time..


He got up at night, he lost play thime the next day!
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Also looking for an idea like that!
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Being from Ohio, we use cages.

Just kidding.....
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Old 04-02-2014, 10:11 PM   #5
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We have a similar issue. I too thought of netting or some other barrier but then I thought what if there is an emergency and I need to get him out…I wouldn't want a barrier in my way.

At this point I think we are just going to deal with it for a while and make sure we secure drawers and cabinets where he could hurt himself if by chance he got up and we didn't hear him.
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We have a similar issue. I too thought of netting or some other barrier but then I thought what if there is an emergency and I need to get him out…I wouldn't want a barrier in my way.
That was my first thought. I have 3 year old twin boys in a pop up so we have similar problems. At home they are great and sleep in the same room with no problem. No so much camping because they are so excited by the new experience. We currently split them up into the beds and one parent sleeps there with them. So far it works for us. Maybe this year will be better.
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Old 04-27-2014, 10:25 PM   #7
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I was able to use one of those compression type baby gates, available from Toys R Us or Walmart or whatever. But you have to have a lip to attach it to. Ours had to be flipped upside down to work. Also, one thing that happened to us that was a major issue (although no injuries were sustained) was that our daughter pushed it over. So we added some strings with little clips to attach to the gate. Worked well last year when the little one was 1.5. Seen some really cool mods with slide in crib type railings. Good luck. Not sure what we'll do when little one #2 comes along and #1 moves to the top bunk.
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Old 04-28-2014, 02:19 PM   #8
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We use an "under the mattress" bed rail in the upper bunk for our 7 yr old, and a pool noodle along the edge of the bottom bunk under the fitted sheet for our 5 yr old. Does not prevent them from getting out, but does keep them from falling out while they sleep. We used a compression type baby gate in our previous camper to completely block off the tent end of our hybrid. (baby gate fit into closet rod brackets screwed to the wall to make sure kids could not push down the gate)

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Go old school and just line the floor with pillows and blankets lol (j/k)
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duct tape???? LOL
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