Best Bed Trays

Updated December 2019
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Bed trays are a multi-purpose small table that can go over your lap, providing a stable surface for eating or working either in bed or sitting on another soft seat like a chair or couch. Good bed trays will provide a decent amount of tabletop space and stability. The surface will be of a hard material that is generally durable and often waterproof. Some bed trays are designed to add an element of beauty, others emphasize function and durability. Look for folding legs or adjustable legs on the tray. Folding legs make the tray very easy to store under a bed. Adjustable legs allow you to lift the tray to the appropriate size for your height. You may also want to consider a bed tray designed to hook on the side of your bed to offer a small shelf space for personal items you want to keep close at night.

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