9 Natural, Non-Toxic Area Rugs for the Nursery

Lullaby 11/19/2016

Our time with our newborns isn't measured in weeks or months, it's measured in firsts. First smile, first word, first tooth, and of course those monumental first steps. But before your baby develops her land-legs, she learns to crawl. And once she gets going, she won't stop. Sometime after 6 months you will find yourself chasing your little adventurer as she scoots, wriggles, and crawls her way to freedom. With all of that time exploring on the ground, you want to make sure that your baby crawling on safe surfaces. Here's a list of 9 natural, non-toxic area rugs for your nursery that don't skimp on style a bit.


star #1. Seeing Stars Rug, Land of Nod $229 - $649

Just like their star pattern, every rug is unique. Each rug is made with a constellation of recycled fabrics.   zebra

2. Zebra Shaped Rug, Pottery Barn Kids $99

Z is for zebra, and this rug is for your nursery. Like a zebra in the wild, this rug will pop next to any pattern or color.   cloud

3. Bright Cloud Circle Rug, Sprout San Francisco $365

This rug is as soft and fluffy as the cumulous clouds that inspired the design.   dot

4. Green Depot Dot Rug, Green Depot. Click through to request a quote

Green Depot rugs are made using natural materials. They're handwoven in India, and a portion of the proceeds fund local schools.   screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-5-34-21-pm

5. Transport Area Rug- Blue/Sable, notNeutral $72

The rug was created for an LA primary school and the pattern was created from hand-drawn vehicles. notNeutral is proud to be GoodWeave-certified, meaning they don't use child labor and they help fund educational opportunities for children instead.   fox

6. Organic Cotton Foxy Nursery Rug, RooOrganicOutfitters $205

This foxy rug made of 100% organic unbleached cotton. Each sly design is made-to-order and hand-painted.   lemonade

7. Upcycled T-Shirt Rag Rug- Pink Lemonade, Upcycled Boho Dreams $50

This rustic looking rug is made entirely out of thick, unused t-shirts. It's a citrus-inspired dream that's machine washable and adds a refreshing splash of color to any space.   screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-5-58-34-pm

8. Nelson the Turtle Rug, uncommongoods $98

Nelson is a perfect companion for any reading nook or nursery. He's handmade out of soft felted wool, and his nerdy glasses make him so charming, you just can't help but smile when you see him.   flor  

9. Race Track Area Rug, FLOR $222.43

Aaaaaaannnnnnnnddddd THEY'RE OFF!!! This rug is ready for racing. Which rug is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!  

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