Our Picks for Transitional Cribs

Convertible crib
Avery Powell
Find out which cribs can easily transition into a big-kid bed as your child grows.

Eco-Beauty

Crafted in Europe, the Sparrow Crib by Oeuf is made of birch with a nontoxic finish. Available in 4 colors with a 3-position mattress support, this crib is JPMA certified. It converts to a toddler bed with the help of a conversion kit, sold separately ($760).

Courtesy of Graco
Courtesy of Graco

Strong and Sturdy

Graco's Hartford Convertible Crib features a classic sleigh style and converts easily to a toddler bed, daybed, or full-size headboard and footboard (bed frame not included). Plus, its 3-position mattress platform will adjust as your baby grows ($230).

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Test of Time

The Mason Convertible Crib from Franklin & Ben converts to a tot bed and later a full-size frame. With cool sloped sides and a built-in vintage-inspired library drawer, this beauty has staying power. ($700)

Fold-Away Crib

This Alma Crib is perfect for those with limited space because it's smaller than most standard-size cribs and folds up for storage. It has 2 adjustable mattress platforms and 4 lockable castor wheels. It can be used for babies up to 24 months ($340).

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Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Home Base

Designed in partnership with designer Jennifer DeLonge, the Skip 3-in-1 Convertible Crib from Babyletto has 4-position mattress adjustments and converts from toddler to daybed, with the rail included. It's crafted from sustainable New Zealand pine wood ($389).

Courtesy of Giggle
Courtesy of Giggle

Keep It Simple

From Giggle's Better Basics line, the Harper Crib was designed with two things in mind: value and durability. It can be converted into a toddler bed (conversion kit separate) and is made from a combination of birch and birch plywood ($595).

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

What a Bargain!

This Sundvik crib from IKEA has two heights for the crib mattress and converts to a toddler bed. And you can't beat the price ($119).

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

High-Tech

Lower the mattress in Summer Infant's Bryant Convertible Crib in 5 seconds, without tools (or wrenching your back), thanks to the Simple Adjust feature ($200).

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