It’s after 9pm, and it’s that time that all parents dread at one stage in their lives. Bedtime. It sounds simple – and it can be easier, with the right night light as your little helper. Round, cutesy and shaped in the form of characters or animals, we’ve put together a list of the top fifty night lights we’d choose for our children. Keep a row of lit-shell tortoises, to entertain guests at your kids’ sleepover parties. Place a glowing elephant beside your child’s bed, gifting a friend they can safely cuddle to sleep. Help your son fight night monsters, with a Hulk or Batman light warding off evil. Help all of the household get to sleep faster, with our kids’ array of night lights.
Book-Shaped Rechargeable Night Lamp: Have a kid eternally nosing in a book? Simulate the look of their favourite reads, with this white maple LED casting light 360 degrees.
Portable Spherical Orb-Shaped Night Light For Kids: Nifty and looking like they’re straight from the moon, this nightlight with portable balls can work plugged in or plugged out.
Cute Touch-Sensitive Kids Night Light: Leave your kids in distress when its time for separate beds? Gift them a new friend, with this touch-sensitive, squeezable light on the bedside table.
Big Hero 6 Night Lamp: You might not know this white fellow, but your kids will. Baymax, your personal healthcare companion, has a moveable head and hands officially licensed by Disney.
Star Night Light For Kids & Babies: Combine a night light and dance prop, in this star LED kids can carry in their hands. Glowing in multi-colour, use its USB charging cable to bring its joy to the car.
Moon-Shaped Wall/Ceiling Light With Phases: This remote-controlled night light takes your toddler through 12 phases of the moon. Hang it on the wall, or stand it on their bedside table, for a night time trip to the stars.
Space-Themed Moon Lamp: A handy night light for kids and adults alike, this luna lamp is a creation of 3D printing. Its layered PLA form is non-toxic, odourless and environmentally-friendly.
Triceratops Dinosaur Night Light: Go back to the Jurassic period with this triceratops night light. Cast from polyresin, its geometric lines house a softly-glowing LED.
Brontosaurus Night Light: BPA and lead-free, this brontosaurus is safe for kids and soft to the touch. Change his colours with one big button for alternating blue, red or green-hued light.
Giraffe Night Light: A gorgeous gift in ceramic, this budget-friendly decorative giraffe doubles as a night light.
Modern Minimalist Giraffe Night Light: A touch more expensive than the ceramic version, this minimalist giraffe would look as much a treat in your living room as on your child’s bedside table.
Wolf Night Light: Create an optical illusion in your child’s bedroom. This 3D fox made of acrylic glass reflects light and illuminates etched lines. Choose from seven different colour modes to suit you or your child’s bedtime mood.
Fox Night Light: Intricate polyresin detailing lets this LED fox emit a soft glow around the bedroom.
Cute Dog Night Light: Activated by touch, this rechargeable dog comes with a USB charging cable.
Dachshund Night Light: Barking mad for your kid to have a dog? Try this moulded plastic dachshund night light out for size.
Cute Cat Night Light: Get 16 hours of unplugged night light, with this cute silicone cat beside the bed. Soft, light-weight and portable, it’ll become a fast favourite with your little person.
Hello Kitty Night Light: Suitable for kids three years and older, this classic Hello Kitty auto-shuts off without a plug.
Cute Panda-Shaped Night Light: Kong Fu Panda kicks away the bedtime blues, with his LED exterior and easy-touch off button.
Elephant Night Light: Tired of your kids carrying and breaking portable night lights? Find a more durable alternative, with this flexible plastic lamp that easily toggles on and off.
Anana Cloud Elephant Lamp with Dimmer: Coloured in cloud-white, this elephant provides five levels of dimming in a light made in the Netherlands.
Polar Bear Night Light: Tilt this LED polar bear on each of its sides to turn it on or off.
Birdhouse Night Light: Bring the outside inside, with this gorgeous birdhouse adhered to the wall. A spot in your little girl’s bedroom could make the thought of birds magical.
Cute Bird-Shaped Night Lamp: Bird home décor fans will appreciate this little blue warbler. Place its environmentally-friendly self amongst its added bonus stickers, for a natural scene that plugs into the socket.
Voice-Activated Owl Night Lamp For Kids: Wish you had a helper when your child wakes up? This owl home décor piece is voice-activated, turning on when your child awakens. Switching off automatically after thirty or sixty minutes, it’s a hassle-free way to save on sleep and the power bill.
Nightlight With Projector And Music Player: Find your baby sleeps faster to the sound of music? Combine sound and light for a full hour, as beautiful patterns light the room through projections on the wall.
Deer Night Light: Create an artistic dreamland for your little one’s sleep time. This Chinese paper-cut mirage is run by remote control, giving easy access to eight LED effects.
Deer Bottle Night Lamp: Fairy lights, wood and a glass bottle make up this simple and elegant night light design. Perfect for an older child through to adult, its cute form adds quirky brilliance to any bedroom.
Polygonal Wildlife Night Lights: Stencils steal the show in these opaque night lights. Find the outline of a unicorn, penguin or running deer greet your eye, as you and your child drift off to sleep.
Bunny Night Lamp: A bunny’s tail is an interesting helper for a good night’s sleep. This LED light of illuminated fluff is energy-efficient in porcelain.
Miffy Dimmable Light: Can you tell this bunny from the one before? Miffy the night lamp is a Dutch legend of the 50’s, the hero of more than 30 books and her very own film.
Turtle Kids Projector Night Light: Combine a soft toy, light projector and night light into one. This turtle can change blue, green or amber on its 45-minute off timer.
Unicorn Kids’ Night Light: If you can be anything, always be a unicorn. Your child’s choice of 16 LED hues meets five different light displays from a wireless remote control.
Narwhal Night Light: What’s a narwhal? A medium-toothed whale that brings LED softness to your child’s bed time.
Whale Night Light: Pat this friendly whale to change its LED light mode three times.
Cloud LED Night Light: There’s no clouds over your child’s sleep time, when these cute LED lights abound.
Cloud Children’s Wall Night Light: Prefer a cloud as a frontage for the sun? This cloud-shaped projector slivers out light through handmade birch plywood.
Wooden Lighthouse Night Light: Drilled by hand, this small-lamped lighthouse creates spiralling patterns around your sea-mad child.
Fairy Girl Night Light: Have a little girl just crazy about fairies? Send her to a magical land, with this papercut light box with adjustable brightness.
Pac Man Color-Changing Ghost Light: Let your kids chase ghosts, not sheep, to sleep. These official Pac-Man lights with sixteen colour changes are remote-controlled.
Pixelated Pac Man Ghost Multi-Colored LED Night Light: Want the pixelated look they show on the game? These Pac-Men can change into the same sixteen colours in the look your kids will recognise.
Super Mario Mushroom Lamp: Are you a bigger Super Mario fan? Your kids will love rescuing this mushroom during their night’s sleep.
Batman Logo Night Light: Batman’s classic powers can never be forgotten. Pass down a superhero legend with the image of his wings on your son’s wall.
If you would prefer a more standard lighting for your kids’ room, do check out these great pendant lights for the bedroom.