Having kids requires endless sacrifices, one of which is child-proofing your home. And when it comes to decorating the living room, you'll want to pay particular attention to the coffee table. But just because it's well-advised to put your may-as-well-be-a-weapon coffee table into storage for the next few years doesn't mean you can't design a stylish, grownup living room. We found twenty-five kid-friendly coffee tables that would look chic in any home, whether there are rambunctious youngsters running around or not. Shop our edit of family-friendly coffee tables with rounded edges, soft fabric, and durable materials.
The simple wood grain makes this coffee table super easy to decorate with over the years as your style or color preferences evolve. But it's far from boring, thanks to the three gently rounded and elongated legs.
A family home is the perfect opportunity to experiment with bold colors that inspire fun. Yves Klein Blue is a fearless way to do so. It'll highlight throw pillows or artwork with a hint of this hue, or stand out on its own as the statement piece.
This slim minimalist coffee table will slip right into its surroundings without stealing the spotlight. Though understated, it still adds stylish value with a modern clean shape and a marble base.
A woven jute or rattan ottoman is the perfect coffee table for a coastal or casual family room. It's laidback, durable, and neutral, making it a good companion to a variety of interior design styles (and its soft enough that you don't have to worry about the kids sliding into it!).
With multiple tiers, this wooden coffee table brings in some spacial intrigue—and a whole lot of function. Designate one dot to coffee table books, another for drinks (don't forget coasters!) and a third for decorative objects.
The rounded tufting and deep red wine velour fabric make this ottoman an elegant piece for any living room, whether you need to keep sharp edges away from toddlers learning how to crawl or not. The shape and fabric both exude a soft warmth without veering too casual.
Acrylic furniture is a life-saver in smaller spaces since it blends in seamlessly and doesn't draw too much visual attention. On the other hand, the transparent material also boasts a modern, edgy presence. Bonus: It's easy to wipe clean.
Add a little color to your living room with affordable and fun coffee table. The light steel grey surface delivers just a splash of unexpected color and the round edges won't poke out any eyes.
A leather coffee table knows no design bounds. This one is handsome, versatile, and durable. Choose a light caramel hue for something that feels contemporary yet timeless. The soft fabric means that toddlers can crawl their hearts out, too.
Ottomans, benches, and coffee tables with hidden storage get a bad reputation for being eyesores. That couldn't be further from the truth when Menu is the maker. Their pieces have a crisp Scandinavian look, but also deliver clever lifestyle solutions. This light wood table is no exception.
Instead of going for the built-in hidden storage option, opt for a coffee table with a second shelf to display stylish decor or store books. This will free up the tabletop space, which comes in handy while you're watching a movie in the family room or entertaining guests. And it doesn't get more fun than a pink terrazzo accent like this one.
'70s inspired and shapely, this coffee table will complement a variety of environments. The casual material and looped edges makes it particularly well-suited for a beach home, or a house in which you just want to channel eternal vacation vibes.
With a glossy black base and dark walnut top, this table looks super chic—but it'll also cleverly hide away anything you don't want little hands touching.
With multi-level, multi-shape, multi-color surfaces, multi-material, this sculptural coffee table will definitely earn you some compliments when you host a cocktail party. And of course, there are no sharp edges.
Here's proof you can honor your grownup style without compromising a kid's safety or choosing anything too precious to let them use. The black wood grain feels decidedly fresh, as does the simplicity of the shape.
A sweet blush pink ottoman has endless style potential. Pair it with more modern, edgy furniture to soften things up with an unexpected color, or use it with similarly romantic colors and transitional pieces. All you need is a tray on top.
Though it'll accumulate more visible scratches and fingerprints, a glass surface is much easier to clean than its wood or fabric counterpart. It also won't stain when those inevitable kid-induced messes occur. This option in particular is great if you prefer the angular square look but need something rounded for small children.
The contrast between the light wood frame and rich green marble tabletop strike a lovely balance between upscale and down to earth, livable and formal. Like glass, it's also easy to wipe up and clean but the swirls of marble disguise fingerprints better. Win-win.
Modern and practical, Kartell's acrylic coffee table is a great place to tuck away extra throw blankets in the media or family room. The dark gray tone also adds a cool factor.
With an iron frame and reclaimed wood surfaces, this rustic coffee table is the perfect fit for a mountain home (or anywhere with cabin vibes). We can also see it in an industrial space. Reclaimed wood is always great for kids because its whole charm is looking lived-in and weathered. Those wheels also make it super easy to move around if you ever want to rearrange the living room layout.
While this investment piece is definitely not something you want your kids spilling all over, the rounded edges and playful yet sophisticated iridescent sheen make it a gorgeous coffee table option for a formal living room in a family home.
This mod rotating coffee table makes life a lot easier with ample usable surface space. And it also looks cool, adding more dimension and and uniqueness to a family room.
Simple in shape, this tasteful icy blue ottoman will cheer up an entire living room. Though it complements a range of colors and styles, Crate & Barrel also makes an accompanying sofa if you love interiors with a consistent look.
A waterfall shape is sleek, sophisticated, and cool, especially when it's a one-of-a-kind vintage piece in a moody black hue like this one. Kid-friendly, too!
When you host a lot, a large coffee table is always a . This fun coral red option brings in a pop of color and works well in a kid-centric space, like the media room.