TIPS FOR GIVING EACH KID SOME SPACEExpedit to the rescue. This mom calls the shelf room divider the best idea in the room. Phia uses her side to hold her belongings while Anthony's side has pegboard from which he hangs his toys. See more: Phia and Anthony's Shared Space Charlie and Henry sleep in bunk beds, but there is a semi-private desk area on either side for each of them to have a little bit of space to call his own. See more: Charlie & Henry's Shared Bedroom. These two brothers have always shared a room, and quite happily, but now that they are older their parents wanted to give them each a little privacy in their shared room. They chose to do it with tall wardrobes, which also function as storage. See more: A Tall Wardrobe as Room Divider for Two Teen Boys Too small for a physical divider, each child gets their own set of shelves while a chest of drawers visually divides the space. See more on Bondville. Using a physical gate to divide up a room might seem extreme, but it could be a smart, temporary solution for roomies with a significant age gap. See more: Using Baby Gates To Divide A Room Another bookcase used as a room divider (this time a Billy). In this case, it's used for a room shared by a mother and daughter. The daughter's side has the shelves and the backside has been papered to look like a wall. See more on Ikea Live. A curtain room divider makes perfect sense because it's impermanent and flexible. These similar, but differently patterned papers offer a subtle but not jarring visual divider of this space for two kids. See more: Ikea This is the same idea as above but with two really different color schemes which make a statement: my side/your side.
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