Minecraft How To

How To Make A Bed In Minecraft

Learn how to make a bed in Minecraft with our step-by-step tutorial and how-to video. And we'll show you how to make different color beds using different colors of wool.

A Minecraft bed allows you to sleep at night and reset your spawn point.

Make A Minecraft Bed Video Tutorial

Watch our quick video to learn how to make a bed in Minecraft, plus a few interesting bed facts!

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Tools & Items Needed

  • 3 wood planks (oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, or dark oak)
  • 3 wool (any color)

Steps To Make A Bed

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

Open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the 3x3 grid like in the image below.

Open the crafting table

2. Add Planks and Wool

In the crafting menu, add the 3 planks and the wool into the grid.

You can use any type of wood planks - oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, or dark oak. And use the color of wool that you want the color of the bed to be. Just remember, you need to add each item to the grid exactly as shown below.

Add Planks and Wool

Now that you've added the items to the grid in the order shown above, you'll notice a bed appear in the box on the right.

3. Move The Bed To Your Inventory

Move the bed to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Bed To Your Inventory

You now have yourself a new bed! Use your Minecraft bed to sleep at night or during thunderstorms to reset your spawn point.

And remember, you can make different colored beds using different colors of wool.

How to make a bed in Minecraft

Minecraft Bed Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a bed in Minecraft. The bed command is available in the following editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the bed command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the appropriate command below. This is an example command for a red bed:

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p red_bed 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p bed 1 14

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