A nightlight can be a source of comfort and conducive to a peaceful night’s sleep. If you’re expecting and in the throes of putting your baba’s nursery together, this is one piece of kit you’ll want to remember. We’ve sourced 14 of the best nightlights for babies, toddlers and kids to keep them company through the dark nights that winter brings.

Moonie Humming Bunny Night Light, Mori

The Moonie Humming Bunny Night Light is designed to help babies fall asleep easily. It has non-computer generated, natural pink noises which filter out the surrounding sounds and ensure a calm and peaceful sleep. The night light has 7 different colours and can be used all night without the sounds. It has a smart cry detector that recognises when a little one stirs and plays pink noise to soothe them back to sleep.

Snuzcloud 3 in 1 Baby Sleep Aid, John Lewis

From Snüz come the new SnüzCloud, a stylish and portable baby sleep aid that helps comfort and settle your baby when you need it most.

With super soft plush fabric and 4 soothing sounds including pink noise, the new deeper sounding alternative to white noise, and heartbeat, to mimic that of pregnant mum’s womb. SnüzCloud also has two light options to give you the choice of a calming pink glow or a brighter soft white light that’s ideal for feeding in the dark or as a night light when they get older.

Pabobo Little Moon Night Light, Angelcare

The portable night light that shines as bright as the moon to help guide little feet through the night. Reassuring: Ideal for watching over little ones without waking them up and for the independence of the older ones. The “Full Moon” side offers tailor-made lighting and you can choose the light intensity high or low to suit all situations and it turns on & off by itself thanks to its light sensor.

Pabobo Lumicolour Bear Night Light, Angelcare

The Lumicolor bear will light up in the color of the object touched! Thanks to its 3 modes, the night light adapts to different situations:

  • Color detection: scan & match color of the touched object!
  • White light: 2 intensities to reassure or read a story.
  • Rainbow: the little bear changes color slowly, and you can freeze your favorite color!

Little Chick Twinkle Night Light Soother, Baby Central

Soothe baby to sleep under a gorgeous starry night display and with soft sounds. the little chick London bed-time soother is a beautiful addition to any nursery and can be used to help baby drift off to sleep or for night feeds. 10 lullabies, heartbeat and cute birdsong. battery operated with removable, washable plush cover. 30 minute auto shut-off and volume button. available in soft grey colour.

Lou The Owl, Amazon

Lou has two lights that you could operate individually; the owl and the outer ring. Both the lights have adjustable brightness, use the sliders to choose your preferred brightness. bright light for reading and soft for sleeping.

While You Are Not Always Around to Press the Start Button the clever cry sensor activates the lights and comforts your little one whenever it recognizes any cry sound and automatically turns off the ring light after 30 minutes and owl’s light after 60 minutes.

Gro Egg2, Tommee Tippee

The Tommee Tippee Groegg Digital Room Thermometer changes colour to indicate the temperature of the room so you can adapt your child’s clothing or room environment accordingly.

Movable Night Light, Beaba

The Beaba Pixie Torch Night Light can be used as a night light and hangs on the child’s cot.

It can also be used as a portable lantern thanks to its ergonomic handle and rechargeable battery.

It has two light intensities: a soft light for reassuring baby at bed time and a brighter light for reading a book or when moving about in the dark.

The Pixie Light lasts 90 h from a single charge and includes a USB charging cable.

The nightlight has a soft round shape for accompanying baby in its cot without risk of injury.

Pabobo Shakies Unicorn Night Light, Angelcare

The Shakies collection, is designed for babies and young children alike. A cute fluffy Unicorn toy as well as a useful night light that can help a little one get to sleep.

With three cute characters to collect in the range, the Luminous Unicorn is magic, you simply have to shake the fluffy toy for it to light up with a soft glow. Children will want to collect them all!

Battery operated, with two different modes the night lights up for 5 seconds or 5 minutes. Simply remove the Night Light module and machine wash the toy, to use again and again perfect for travelling or fun playtime at home.

VTech V-Hush Sleep Training Soother, John Lewis

With a colourful touch night light, you can choose from over 250 colours to personalize and perfect your baby’s sleep environments. Plus the 360-degree down-firing Bluetooth speaker blankets surrounding areas with clear, soft sounds proven to foster restful sleep environments.

It is pre-programmed with 40 Stories, 100 Classical songs, 10 Lullabies, and 10 Natural Sounds or records their favourite story or song in your familiar voice. This soother offers the unique functionality to record and upload your own voice, songs, and stories using the subscription-free app.

Addtionally with a glow-on-ceiling projector you can choose from six different projection frames to enforce sleep time. A rechargeable battery is included for times when power is not available.

Moonlight, Shnuggle

Light up every step with Shnuggle Moonlight, the sleep-friendly portable Night Light for babies and toddlers.

Offering the perfect glow for newborn night feeds or the bedside light as baby grows. With dual parent and child modes, a room temperature sensing dock and unique design, Moonlight is a must have for all new parents.

Babymoov Squeezy Sensory Soft Touch Nightlight, John Lewis

Simply push down on the Squeezy’s head and it lights up, magic! Shining with a warm white glow the Squeezy gives off just the right amount of light to comfort and reassure baby at night. Squeeze it several times to adjust the brightness and once again to turn it off.

The light has lithium battery-operated working for over 200 hours and its soft curvy shape means it can be placed anywhere. The Squeezy night light recharges quickly using a micro-USB cable. Thanks to its compact size it can be taken on sleepovers and holidays.

Moon Lamp, Amazon

The moon lamp is designed with 16 colours, the colours can be flash, smooth, fade and strobe. Moon lamp colour and brightness of the light emitted by the lamp can be controlled using a remote control or touch control.

Soothing Light and Projector, Infantino

The Soothing Light and Projector from Infantino helps babies and toddlers feel safe at night so that they sleep soundly, this night light projects a starry night sky onto the ceiling and surrounding walls. It has an auto wake-up mode and sound sensors detect when baby is awake and start soothing musical melodies and light projections, allowing parents to check on their little one from afar.

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