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Foam Play Mat for Kids - Premium 5/8 inch thick EVA

By Paige Cerulli Created: July, 2017 - Modified: March, 2021

Greatmats Foam Floor Mats 5/8 Premium tiles make an ideal flooring for kids rooms, playrooms, and even for home gyms. These interlocking foam play mat tiles are made of a quality EVA foam material that absorbs impact and creates a cushioned surface. Both waterproof and stain resistant, they make an ideal foam mat for toddler, child, and kids’ play spaces.

Each designer foam play mat features a textured side as well as smooth underside. Depending on how you’ll be using the space, you can decide which side of the tile you want to use. The tiles, while not deemed reversible have been known to be flipped over and used upside down for areas such as dog training spaces and dog agility training. The underside closely resembles the surface of the larger dog agility mats. Flipping the tiles over also means you’ll get maximum use out of your flooring investment. These tiles are backed by a 1-year limited warranty.

These tiles can help to make your flooring safer and more comfortable for kids, for working out, and for other applications. Basement and garage flooring is often concrete, and it’s cold and hard. These mats provide thermal insulation, making the floor much more welcoming and forgiving. They also offer noise suppression and waterproof properties, so you can use them in areas where they might get wet without worrying about damaging them.

They deliver in the aesthetic department, too. Available in 15 colors, you’re sure to find the color tile that works just right for your space. Consider getting kids involved in the planning and design process, so you can design their playroom together. Ordering tiles in multiple colors means you can create fun patterns and designs, perfect for kids’ games and entertainment.

The installation process is also easy enough that kids can handle their own DIY project. Whether you’re creating a home gym space or an area specifically for your kids, these tiles are durable, comfortable underfoot, and highly versatile.

Installing Foam Mats for Kids

Each foam kids playmat is incredibly easy to install. These mats are 2 by 2 feet in size and weigh approximately 1 pound each, so they’re very easy to lift and carry into your home.

This jumbo foam play mat design will quickly cover your floor, and they interlock to create a single surface. The puzzle-style edges fit together securely, so the mats won’t pull apart while they’re in use.

To install the tiles, start in one corner of the room and attach one tile at a time. You’ll need to align the seams and then press down on them to fit the tiles together. Each tile includes two border strips, so you can create an island installation with finished edges.

For wall-to-wall installations, you may need to cut the tiles to fit your room. You can easily cut the tiles with a sharp utility knife and a straight edge to guide your cuts. Make repeated, shallow scores and gradually work your way through the tile.

If the tiles become worn or damaged, you can replace just one tile, instead of having to replace your entire floor. You can also simply pull up the tiles and store them if needed.

How do you clean kids foam mats?

Many customers prefer these kids play mats because they’re so easy to clean. You can use a vacuum cleaner for daily maintenance, but it’s important to test the vacuum on a small area to make sure that the suction won’t scuff the surface. Alternatively, you can also sweep the mats to keep them free of debris.

If the mats have stubborn stains or spots, use a damp mop with a basic household cleaner and warm water. The mats have a closed cell design that helps to prevent mold and bacteria growth.

What is the advantage of kids floor mats made of interlocking foam?

A kids foam play mat offers many benefits. Each kids play mat is waterproof and stain resistant, and it also creates a soft, cushioned surface that can help to absorb impacts to keep kids safe. The mats are made of a quality EVA foam that’s lead- and latex-free, so it’s safe for use in kids’ play spaces.

The tiles are lightweight and feature an interlocking design for a quick and easy installation. You can remove them and relocate them or store the mats as needed. Available in many different fun colors, these tiles can create a beautiful addition to a room that kids will love.

Are EVA puzzle mats stain resistant?

These EVA soft play mats are waterproof and stain resistant, making them ideal for kids’ play areas. Many stains can be removed by wet mopping them with warm water and a household cleaner. A scrubby can be used for more soiled areas. These mats are also reversible, so if a mat does become stained, you can flip it over to have your flooring looking like new.

While the mats are stain resistant, consider buying them in darker colors to further help conceal any stains that may occur.
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