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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?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 21 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: 34,762 · 29th Oct 2011
166.7 KB 34,762 29th Oct 2011
daluved1_SleepyTime-toddlerbed.rar

Size: 170.1 KB · Downloads: 37,672 · 27th Dec 2010
170.1 KB 37,672 27th Dec 2010
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Quick Guide:

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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Mad Poster
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#2 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 8:45 PM
that's absolutely adorable. thank you for the first toddler bed upload.
Rabid Recoloring Renegade
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#3 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 9:14 PM
This is awesome! I've always disliked toddlers in a crib myself, and this is the perfect solution. Thanks for sharing :-)
Inventor
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#4 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 9:20 PM
Sooo CUTE! Thank you!
Lab Assistant
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#5 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 10:00 PM
AHH Thank you!! I've been waiting for someone to make one of these for Sims 3!!
Lab Assistant
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#6 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 11:25 PM
Yeah, makes no sense that toddlers need to use a crib. That always urked me about the game. Thanks for this more realistic object for the game. Good job.
The other one
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#7 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 12:56 AM
This is so adorable, thank-you
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 1:12 AM
Love this!

But I'm sad there's no custom animations yet!!

Sorry Dal, I won't be downloading this one cuz the toddlers hanging on the invisible rail when they are upset is just a tad too creepy for me! LMAO.

This is seriously awesome though!
Test Subject
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#9 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 2:33 AM
Where can I get the doll and the teddy bear? :D
Mother Function
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#10 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 3:58 AM
The doll comes from AroundtheSims....the teddy bear...I forget :p

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Field Researcher
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#11 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 4:38 AM
So cute i love it
Theorist
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#12 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 4:50 AM
Very creative, thanks for making this!
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 5:10 AM
This is adorable! Thanks so much for sharing!
Test Subject
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#14 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 5:14 AM
Soooooo cute! Thanks!!!!!! :p
Scholar
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#15 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 11:11 AM
Really nice, thanks
Test Subject
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#16 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 12:41 PM
nice work
Lab Assistant
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#17 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 3:52 PM
This is soooo cute

Thank you!
Instructor
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#18 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 4:22 PM
I love this Thank you so much!
Test Subject
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#19 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 4:55 PM
Cool bed
I'am a member of sims3nieuws too xD
Top Secret Researcher
#20 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 10:13 PM
So cute! I don't care for the invisible-missing-bar, I'll just pretend the tod is standing up in his bed to call for help as it's too high for him to get down lol. That and my cam is generally zoomed out so I won't even notice it.
Thank you
Test Subject
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#21 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 11:02 PM
Thanks so much. I have been waiting for someone to make a toddler bed
Scholar
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#22 Old 29th Dec 2010 at 1:23 AM
I love it! The design is just perfect.

Thanks for sharing!
Lab Assistant
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#23 Old 29th Dec 2010 at 3:18 PM
Yay yay yay!! This is great, thanks a lot!
Test Subject
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#24 Old 30th Dec 2010 at 5:43 PM Last edited by cutiepie20 : 30th Dec 2010 at 11:06 PM.
Where can I find that toddler hair?
Mother Function
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#25 Old 30th Dec 2010 at 6:26 PM
It's EA hair....

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