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Sleepy Time Toddler Bed

by daluved1 Posted 27th Dec 2010 at 8:37 PM - Updated 2nd Feb 2014 at 10:16 PM by daluved1
97 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 18 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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Baby Blanket!

If you're looking for a cute baby blanket to use with this bed, the lovely Danjaley has created one that you can find HERE!

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Toddler beds are the transition between baby cribs and big kid beds for our little nibblets. They're sorta like a training device for sleeping without bars, rails or anything else of the lot. I even remember briefly having a toddler bed when I was little before I stepped up to my own full size bed.



I created Sleepy Time toddler bed for one of my sim families who recently had a new addition to their household. I found it really silly that the toddler was in a crib along side her baby brother. So, I saved my game and promptly set forth to make her her own pint sized bed.



The toddler bed is NOT a normal bed. It will still function as a crib, meaning you will have to have a teen/adult/elder sim take the toddler in and out of the bed. Since custom animations are still something of the future, no special animations have been added to the bed. The sim placing the toddler in the bed will still attempt to "lower" the railing, and a restless toddler will still stand and cry while holding onto the nonexistent railing. Despite these unavoidable abnormalities, the bed still functions properly.



The bed has 4 channels: bed frame, bed skirt, mattress, and pillow. The mesh's UV map has been adjusted to avoid pattern distortions. The only flaw is on the bed posts. The posts are of different lengths but share the same spot on the map causing slight texture compression on the foot-board. However, it's almost unnoticeable with most patterns.

Where's the blanket?



The bed does not come with a blanket because the toddler wouldn't be able to use it properly and my meshing skills aren't that great to create a curved surface. However, you can use the blanket found at sims3nieuws that's made especially for baby cribs. You'll have to use moveobjects and the Alt key to get the blanket placed nicely. Alternatively, you can use some of the folded down bedding here with an OMSP to get it down to the toddler bed level. It takes a lot of fiddling to get them on the bed properly, so I would just recommend the first blanket.

Object Information:
Buy -> Kids -> Furniture
210 Simoleons

Polygon Counts:
High LOD - 1320 vertices / 1218 faces
Low LOD - 524 vertices / 362 faces

Meshes have proper ground shadows and sun shadows.

Additional Credits:
TSRW 2.0, Photoshop 7.0
Tags: #bed, #toddler, #kid, #children, #cot, #crib

Style: Childrens
Room: Bedroom Nursery
Maxis Flags: AddOn

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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daluved1_1.26_SleepyTime-toddlerbed.rar | Updated for 1.26!

Size: 166.7 KB · Downloads: 34,824 · 29th Oct 2011
166.7 KB 34,824 29th Oct 2011
daluved1_SleepyTime-toddlerbed.rar

Size: 170.1 KB · Downloads: 37,692 · 27th Dec 2010
170.1 KB 37,692 27th Dec 2010
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1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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#76 Old 2nd Feb 2014 at 5:04 PM
It does. It's just an object.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
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#77 Old 26th Feb 2014 at 11:04 PM
I think if she makes a a new toddler bed she should add a rail but the disconnected type if you know what i mean
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#78 Old 5th Mar 2014 at 7:14 PM
been looking for a toddler bed thank you so much
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#79 Old 15th Mar 2014 at 4:20 AM
i cant download because I need something but I cant find it I have a WinZIP and a 7-z I think and I cant download it... I downloaded a twon from a different site? anything you can help me with?
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#80 Old 3rd Apr 2014 at 6:30 AM
Thank you for the toddler bed.
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#81 Old 7th Apr 2014 at 12:20 AM
This made my nursery complete
:D
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#82 Old 12th Apr 2014 at 1:12 AM
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#83 Old 21st Apr 2014 at 2:27 AM
This is great! When I first got the game, I was shocked that my toddlers had to sleep in cribs. Thanks!
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#84 Old 11th May 2014 at 4:17 PM
Thanks!
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#85 Old 23rd Jun 2014 at 8:02 PM
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Originally Posted by xxracheloxx
i cant download because I need something but I cant find it I have a WinZIP and a 7-z I think and I cant download it... I downloaded a twon from a different site? anything you can help me with?

Dowload Zipeg! It's just like win zip but it is free
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#86 Old 28th Jun 2014 at 5:29 AM
Thank you so much!
I will use this lots!
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#87 Old 20th Jul 2014 at 1:42 AM
Which file should I download?
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#88 Old 22nd Jul 2014 at 12:03 AM
thx so much
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#89 Old 23rd Jul 2014 at 1:29 AM
Thanks! :D
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#90 Old 21st Aug 2014 at 6:20 PM
this is the best thing I have ever downloaded thank you!
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#91 Old 21st Aug 2014 at 6:26 PM
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Originally Posted by daluved1
Considering I made this months before Generations, I doubt the hair came from there. This is a BASE GAME hair found in the "hat hair" section.


actually it came with ambitions I know be cause I didn't have it until I installed ambitions
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#92 Old 12th Oct 2014 at 10:15 PM
luv it
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#93 Old 30th Nov 2014 at 10:42 AM
Great!!!
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#94 Old 13th Jan 2015 at 12:41 AM
This is so clever and awesome! Good Job!
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#95 Old 28th Feb 2015 at 12:03 AM
I know these types of things take a while to create, so thank you. Just wanted to let you know you're doing great. Have a good day!
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#96 Old 20th Jan 2017 at 6:07 AM
thank you
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#97 Old 21st May 2017 at 11:26 PM
I love this
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#98 Old 24th Apr 2021 at 8:28 PM
how did you do this? I got a bed to work before but lately everything I do doesnt make anything work anymore. Could you explain how you did this please
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