Looking for a theme for your nursery that is gender neutral but still adorable? If so, then you might consider a safari theme. Instill a sense of adventure and love of wildlife from the earliest days with charming and whimsical versions of all the fun animals you might find on an African safari. Below we have curated 21 fun safari-themed items to get you started!
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1. Lambs & Ivy Jungle Safari
This cartoonish jungle safari bedding is ideal for any safari themed nursery! The bedding comes with one comforter, two fitted crib sheets, a crib skirt, a wearable blanket and wall stickers, and is made in a gender neutral palette of gray, beige, and white. The bedding is designed with images of safari animals, like the giraffe, elephant, zebra, and lion.
This adorable crib bedding set can be found here on Amazon.
2. Safari Wall Art
Cute and inspirational, these art prints are perfect for any safari themed nursery! The wall art comes in a set of 4 prints that feature a baby giraffe, a baby rhino, a baby elephant, and a baby lion along with a short inspirational quote. The wall prints come unframed, and are printed on thick white pearl finish art paper.
These wall prints measure 8in x 10in and can be found here.
3. Baby Animal Wall Art
This wall art set features watercolor animal prints that are much more vibrant and contain prints of baby animals. These prints come in three different sizes: 5in x 7in, 8in x 10in, and 11in x 14in. The prints are unframed and are printed on matte card stock.
You can find these bright safari themed prints here on Amazon.
4. White Elephant Nightlight
This creative elephant nightlight is created from ceramic, and diffuses light into a soft yellow glow that is perfect for any nursery. The elephant figure acts as a cover to protect children from looking directly at the light, and the light is bright enough to illuminate any room. You can find this luminous elephant here.
5. Safari Musical Mobile
This adorable giraffe mobile and friends is made from 100% imported polyester and is recommended from birth to 5 months. This safari mobile fits most standard and convertible cribs and is surface clean only. If you're interested in this safari mobile, you can find it here on Amazon.
6. Lambs & Ivy Safari Wall Stickers
These wall stickers from Lamb & Ivy feature smiling safari animals that would be a great addition to a safari themed nursery. The stickers show a friendly elephant, a brave lion, a tall giraffe, and a colorful tree in gender neutral genders. The wall stickers are made from vinyl and are easy to stick on and remove from walls.
These cute wall stickers can be found here.
7. Safari Changing Pad Cover
This changing pad cover features cartoon images of a lion, giraffe, elephant and a hyena, and fits most changing pads. The cover itself is machine washable, and the velboa material is stain resistant and perfect for long lasting use. The cover provides buckle strap holes for safety straps on changing pads, making the cover easy to secure.
You can find this ultra plush safari changing pad cover here on Amazon.
8. Jungle Buddies Crib Set
This lovely crib bedding set is made from both cotton and polyester, and includes a quilt, sheet and dust ruffle. The bedding itself has images of cartoon safari animals and is very bright and colorful. The bedding is machine wash cold and tumble low dry.
This crib bedding set can be found here.
9. Curtain Critters
These curtain critters come as a plush elephant and lion, and are essentially curtain holders but can also be attached to cribs, strollers and car seats for your child's enjoyment. The critters are machine washable and high quality, and come with an elastic safety loop for easy wall attachment.
These multi-purpose curtain critters are sure to be your child's favorite, and you can find them here on Amazon.
10. Safari Collapsible Basket
This beige collapsible basket features small lion prints, and can be used as a laundry basket for a nursery or as a storage basket for toys. This basket is lightweight and fold able, and can provide an attractive solution to storage or laundry needs. The basket is made from canvas and cotton, and can be found here.
11. Safari Bookends
These safari animal bookends come in a set of two, an elephant and a lion. The bookends are made from high quality ceramic and each one has a different measurement; the lion measures 5.4in x 4.4in x 7.7in and the elephant bookend measures 4.9in x 5.3in x 7.8in. The book ends are gender neutral, are a great addition to any safari themed nursery, and can be found here on Amazon.
12. Essential Oil Diffuser
This oil diffuser features the image of a baby elephant and a parent elephant in black and white. The diffuser itself is quiet and healthy for your baby; it's free of BPA materials, and the fog is fine and uniform for healthy body absorption. This essential oil diffuser design is perfect for bringing healthy moisture to the air in your child's nursery, and can be found here.
13. Safari Measuring Chart
This measuring chart is a height measurement tool that comes in a keepsake bag where you can put your child's name and birth date. The fabric features images of safari animals, like a lion, elephant, and giraffe. The growth chart can be marked with a simple fine tip marker or fabric pen, and the chart has both imperial and metric measurements so that your child can learn how tall they are in both feet and centimeters.
This measurement chart is sure to look stylish in your child's nursery, and you can find it here on Amazon.
14. Safari Wall Decorations
These bright and colorful wall stickers are perfect for a safari themed nursery! The sticker set comes with 24 safari elements, and the stickers are easy to stick onto smooth surfaces and adjust. The stickers can be wiped down without becoming loose, and they don't lose color with the passing of time.
If you're interested in these vibrant stickers, you can find them here.
15. Safari Animals Kids Table Lamp
This unique hand painted and carved design is crafted from safe and sturdy wood with lead free paints. The lamp features a running zebra, a hiding tiger, and a giraffe with a monkey wrapped around its neck. The lamp is easy to assemble, and only requires one 40 Watt type A bulb, which is not included.
This creative lamp is perfect for a safari themed nursery, and can be located here on Amazon.
16. Guidecraft Hand Painted Table Lamp
Hand painted and hand crafted, this table lamp is designed with a monkey, a turtle, and a parrot in shades of yellow, green and brown. The lamp contains a resin base, metal hardware and cotton shade and requires a 40 Watt bulb that is not included. This lamp can be found here.
17. Fantasy Fields Bookshelf
This safari themed bookshelf is created from safe and sturdy wood, and is painted with lead free paints. The bookshelf is hand painted and hand carved, and features a giraffe on each side and a tiger on the outside of the drawer. The bookshelf also has hooks on the back to anchor it to the wall, so that it doesn't tip over.
This charming bookshelf can be found here on Amazon.
18. Giraffe LED Desk Lamp
This is Ginny the giraffe! She is a white desk lamp with orange spots, and she can light up a whole room. Her neck can be adjusted from side to side, and she comes with a night light feature that delivers a soft light for dark rooms. Ginny has three dimmer settings, and the lighting can be changed by touching her left eye.
You can find Ginny here!
19. Safari Coat Hangers
These coat hangers come in a set of 3: an elephant, a lion, and a giraffe. The coat hangers are easy to mount to the wall, a door, or even furniture via the hook eye on the reverse side. The hangers are handcrafted from solid wood and painted in bright colors with coated metal hooks.
These safari animal hooks are cute and can be found here on Amazon.
20. Safari Mat
This safari mat is vibrant and features cartoon images of a hippo, tigers, a zebra, lion, a giraffe, and a monkey. The mat itself is stain resistant, and has a slip grip on the bottom to prevent the rug from sliding around on the floor. This safari floor mat can be found here.
21. Moonluna Safari Wall Clock
This safari themed wall clock is perfect for a safari themed nursery! The face of the clock features a smiling elephant, giraffe, zebra, monkey, lion and hippo, and the clock itself is unframed without a glass cover. The wall clock takes a single AA battery, which is not included, and can be found here on Amazon.
We hope you enjoyed these safari themed nursery decorations, and we hope you found inspiration for a safari themed nursery of your own! If you have recommendations of safari themed decor you have used, or if you have tried some of the products above, then let us know below!