Kids’ rugs these days aren’t only useful for covering up floors or decorative touches. They’re fun playmats that transform into cities or roads for all your kids’ transporation vehicles. Or fun ways to learn the alphabet, animals or even play hopscotch! Check out these whimsical and playful rugs that do double duty for creative play and stylish home decor.

Lourdes Sanchez Bull’s Eye Rug from $129. Here’s a bright rug that will not only pop in any kids’ room, but is also a fun way to point out multiple colors of the rainbow.

Over the River and Through the Rug from $259. Zip and zoom little cars and vehicles across this 100% wool rug which features different heights for interesting visual dimensions and cities, neighborhoods and buildings.

Animal Friends Rug from $59.99. From “sea to safari” this cute animal rug is perfect for introducing popular animals to your little ones and would complement any nursery or playroom.

Alphabet Rugs $49. These alphabet rugs from innovative home furnishing company Deny Designs offer a modern take on non-traditional animals featuring one letter from the alphabet (such as this cool Ultrasaurus). Check out their other animal rugs here.

CB2 Hopscotch Rug $199. A playful rug featuring a classic outdoor kids’ game you can now play indoors – no chalk required!

nuLOOM Cityscape Rug $389.28. This hand-tufted 100% wool rug from India is well constructe and featues a playful city for kids to build and add to with their own play dolls, vehicles and figurines.

Jonathan Adler Junior Animal Rug $165. A bright, playful rug featuring designer Jonathan Adler’s signature graphic style, this woven cotton rug adds personality and charm to any kids’ room. Also available in pink.

Momeni Lil Mo Whimsy Balloon Rug from $59. Balloons are so fun, colorful and instantly add cheer to any room. Plus, kids tend to love them. This hand-tufte rug features hand-carving for added texture.

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