15 Best Reading lights for Kids in 2021

If you are looking for a touch lamp, an animal design lamp or a reading lamp for bed with timer, or a cute little book light for your kid then keep reading to find out the best kids reading lights in 2021.

15 of the Best Kids Reading lights for reading before sleep

1. Ambient Bedside Toddler Reading light

VAVA CL-006 Touch Activated, Kids-Safe, Waterproof Lamp With Stepless Dimming, but only 1hr Timer

Get this Vava-006, if you need a rugged night light that does not require a wired connectin, and turn off automatically after 1 hr.

Its warm ambient light feels soft to your kids eyes and he or she can fall asleep while reading in this light.

Kids can drop it or splash it without damaging, because it is waterproof and made of toy grade plastic.

You can easily control the light with a simple touch. It turns off automatically after one hour. Just tap the logo to activate 1 hour timer. It means, when kids will fall asleep, you do not have to shut the light down.

Easily charge it on its charging base in 6 hours, then use it for up-to 200 hrs on the dimmest, and 6 hrs on the most bright setting.

2. Bed Reading Light for Kids with Timer and Remote

Weijing clip on bed light is best, if you are need a light that attaches to the bed headboard or the desk. Plus, you want an auto off timer and a remote to control the light.

This light come with a remote that helps you turn the light off from a distance without disturbing your kids. The kids can also turn the light off themselves using the remote, as there is no going near to the wiring. This makes it safe for kids to use.

Its auto-off timer makes sure that you do not have to constantly check whether the light in kids room is still on or not. You can activate from either the remote on the wire or from the wireless remote. This will shut down the light after set time.

This light produces smooth even light without glare. You get 3 colors in one light, i.e, warm, daylight white, and blueish white. Warm color is good for reading before sleeping, while daylight white color is good for reading in daytime.

No more too dim or too bright light with this light. You can precisely adjust the light to any of its 9 brightness levels.

Your light will start from the last used setting, thanks to its memory function. This will save you a lot of hassle of choosing the perfect setting every time.

Gooseneck allows you to direct the light where ever you like at any angle. This helps reduce glare.

You can clip this bed reading light to any headboard or bunk bed that is 2 inches thick or less.

It also has a built in magnifier that will work handy if you need to magnify the text or work on some tasks that require minute details.

You can power it directly from any USB sauce that is 2 amps.

3. Amber Recharge able Clip reading light for bed headboard

Amber light that does not disturb sleep of your kids.

Rechargeable battery means no wires no mess. Make it kids safe.

Evenly dispersed light that feels soft and calming to see. 5 Brightness levels. Start from where you left off.

Large 2.4 inches wide clip that covers the most headboards or the bunk beds. Can also be clamped to the bedside table.

4. Clip on reading light for bed headboard

Kids safe star pattern made from food grade vinyl. Look cool, plus evenly distributes light.

Clip is 2 inches wide. It means it can clamp on to most of the beds.

Control the light with the remote in wire. Touch to turn on, then again tap to adjust brightness, and then long press to turn the light off.

No timer function.

5. Wall Mounted Reading light for bed

This is a wall mounted gooseneck LED light that runs on wired power. It produces focused light to help kids read without disturbing others in the room.

Get it, if you want a reading light that is focused and do not require maintainace, for example, charging teh light, changing batteries or finding a place to clip the light. But select it, if your kids read at one place in bed. This also makes it Ideal for reading nooks for kids.

Before selecting also consider the rechargeable book lights mentioned in this article. Also, consider the ambient light options if focused light is not your first priority.

6. Kids reading light that attaches to the bed

What makes this light special is that you can use an incandescent bulb for reading. Why so? you may ask. Some people do not like reading in the LED lights, they find the light to be flickering. So. this is the solution to that problem.

7. Rechargeable Clip-on Reading light for books

One light with three color modes – Daylight white light for reading when the kids want to stay awake – Warm light that feels softer and less disturbs the sleep – Amber light for reading before sleeping as it does not disturb your kids sleep cycle.

Long lasting battery that lasts for weeks if your kids reading for one to two hours per day. 80 hours on minimum brightness in a single charge.

Clips on to paperbacks, magazines, comic books, and school books without damaging the book.

Lightweight – does not weigh the books down.

Can be charged from using any modern mobile phone charger. USB-C style charging port

8. Inexpensive AAA-Battery Kids-Safe Clip-on book light

Wide head illuminates the both pages of the book, evenly. Both warm and white light for reading in daytime or before sleep.

Your kids do not have to go near the socket. Just insert the AAA batteries and use the light.

Say, you do not have batteries ready, but you want to read, then you can using any USB souce to read.

Another situation, say, you have batteries installed and USB available too. And, you want to save the batteries for later use. Then, It will automatically use the power from USB wire as the first preference, saving AAA batteries for emergency usage.

9. Lego book light with 15 minute auto off timer

Cool design clip on book light that is safe for kids to use. It runs on coin cell batteries that do not last for long. But to overcome the issue of draining all the battery in one night they have included a 15 minute timer that shuts down the light automatically.

Other than the coin cell batteries, it can also run on direct power from any usb outlet like your laptop or the powerbank.

If you like this, then you should also check out this post on cool design kids book lights, which is coming soon.

10. Animal Touch lamp with timer

Both warm and cool light, 30 and 60 minutes timer, touch the nose to adjust the brightness. USB rechargeable, up to 15 hours of brightness, touch the nose to adjust the brightness – cool idea, looks adorable.

If you like this light then also check the best animal reading night lights for toddlers

11. Bedside lamp with timer

Pet Animal Pink Bunny for Girls Kids Reading lamp wit one hour timer.

Animal Pet desk lamp with adjustable neck, is a good bedside reading light with 1hr timer, only if you are OK with the white light. Let me explain. It has both warm and cool white light options, but the timer function works in white light mode, only. If you do not mind reading in white light before sleeping, then you can get this in four different designs i.e. Blue Cat, Brown Bear, Pink Bunny, and Yellow Giraffe

This reading lamp not only looks cool but also give you the power to precisely change the brightness using stepless dimming, and direct the light by tilting its head up or down. The quality of the light is soft and even. You can charge it in just 1.5hrs and that would be enough for upto 30 hours on lowest brightness.

12. 3 color Rechargeable Clip on reading light for bed headboard

wide 2 inch clip attaches to thick heaboards

3 color modes warm, white, warm-white. Good or reading without disturbing sleep.

13. Neck light for kids

kids can put them into their neck and read. Warm and cool light in one light. Rechargeable battery lasts for a few days if your kids read for a couple of hours daily. The only problem, it shakes when your kid moves as it is attached to their neck. Not suitable for long reading sessions.

14. Kids Book light

Vekkia Kids book light is the Cool design book light that is simple to use. Just warm color light and two brightness setting. It is light weight and do not pull the books down. Kids can carry them anywhere. High quality light from a reputed company. Available in a pink blue black

15. Dim reading light for kids

If you are looking for a reading light that can go super dim so it does not damage your kids eyes, then this is a great option. The stepless dimming feature allows you dim the light to zero percent. Now, the light will never be too bright. Here is a detailed review of Laminum book light

The limitation of this light is that it does not have a warm color light in it. I only offers 5000K daylight white light. So, if you want a no blue light book light, then check the #7 amber color book light or the #3 amber color clip on bed light mentioned earlier in this post.