Toy Storage Ideas for Children’s Rooms and Playrooms

The best approach to encouraging a clean room is making it easier for the kids to put things away, and that’s what these products are designed to do. Aside from the usual open shelves, bookcases, and beds with built in storage, there are a few creative ways to easily and conveniently deal with children’s toys. These would be great gifts for children that would also seem like gifts to their parents!

Tot Tutors Book Rack, Primary ColorsTot Tutors Book Rack, Primary Colors

  • sturdy toddler-sized book rack with easy book access for children ages 3 and up
  • Sturdy wood frame with 5 nylon fabric pockets in bright red, blue, green, and yellow
  • Flexible for books of varying size and thickness;
  • promotes organization and reading skills – if they can see it they’re more likely to want to read it
  • Measures 28 inches wide by 11 inches deep by 28 inches high; some home assembly required
  • For ages 3+ years
  • also available in pastel colors: Tot Tutors WO594 Pastel Color Book Rack

Tot Tutors Toy Organizer, Primary ColorsTot Tutors Toy Organizer, Primary Colors

  • wood 4-tier toy organizer is great for containing blocks, crayons, toy trucks, building toys and more
  • Sturdy wood frame with natural finish; steel dowels support toy bins
  • Removable bins crafted in rugged plastic and are easy for children to carry around
  • bins come in 2 sizes and 4 classic colors
  • Easy to take only one bin filled with cars or whatever to play at another location
  • Easy to clean with soap and water; requires some home assembly
  • Measures 34 inches wide by 11 inches deep by 31 inches high
  • for children ages 3 and up
  • also available in pastel colors: Tot Tutors Toy Organizer Storage Bins, Pastel

KidKraft The Austin Toy BoxKidKraft The Austin Toy Box

  • Available in White, Natural, Honey, Cherry, Espresso, Pink and Vanilla
  • Safety hinge on lid protects young fingers from getting pinched
  • Doubles as a bench for additional seating – especially cute under a window!
  • Helps keep bedrooms tidy and organized
  • Assembled dimensions: 30 in L x 18 in W x 19 in H
  • made of wood, sturdy construction
  • Packaged with detailed, step-by-step assembly instructions
  • click here for other color or style choices

Tot Tutors Primary Colors Large Storage Bins, Set of 4Tot Tutors Primary Colors Large Storage Bins, Set of 4

  • Great on bookshelves, in the closet or under the bed – I love the idea of under the bed storage which would be easy for kids to get out themselves
  • Perfectly sized as replacement bins for Tot Tutors toy organizers
  • Sturdy plastic construction
  • Label or color code for easy identification; free printable labels are available at Heart of Wisdom
  • Dimensions of each bin: 16-inch L by 11-3/4-inch W by 5-1/4-inch H
  • For ages 3+ year

KidKraft Locker - Medium - RedKidKraft Locker – Medium – Red

  • Constructed from wood
  • MDF, PVC and T-Molding
  • Cute ”school locker” design
  • 2 large separate storage compartments for organization
  • Mounted on casters for easy mobility
  • suitable for use as a night stand too
  • a great place for kids to keep their hidden treasures
  • Dimensions 13.75″ L x 15″ W x 29.5″ H
  • click here to see retro style lockers also available in pink, blue and white

6 Pocket Bedside Storage Mattress Book Remote Caddy6 Pocket Bedside Storage Mattress Book Remote Caddy

  • Bedside storage for their little books and small toys is a handy way to keep their loved things nearby yet keep their room neat
  • Equipped with 3 deep pockets and 3 mesh pockets to hold it all
  • With heavy weight 600 Denier Polyester for durability
  • Dimensions: 10″ h x 5″ w x 12.5″ d

Reach In Penny CANDY JAR Huang Acrylic plastic half gallonReach In Penny CANDY JAR Huang Acrylic plastic half gallon

  • Reach In Candy Jar Candy Dispenser
  • Break resistant plastic acrylic container holds half gallon in upright position
  • Can lay on side or upright
  • great for storing small toys such as crayons, army men, small cars, hair accessories, belts, various craft or art supply items
  • a few of these in a row of these on a shelf in a play room or child’s room would look adorable
  • half gallon

IKEA PS FANGST - 6 Tier Hanging Mesh Storage Closet Organizer Kids Room Unit Blue, TurquoiseIKEA PS FANGST – 6 Tier Hanging Mesh Storage Closet Organizer Kids Room Unit Blue, Turquoise

  • Product dimensions Length: 74 ” Diameter: 12 “
  • 100 % polyester
  • these are great for hanging in kids’ closets for their toys or clothes
  • Easy to see what’s inside through the mesh
  • Suspended with touch-and-close fastening
  • Blue Color, Round Shelves
  • also available in pink

Some do-it-yourself simple toy organization ideas:

  • popsicle trays make great crayon holders
  • keep binders with plastic insert sheets for such things as Lego instructions
  • wire ball bins work great for stuffed animals too
  • small garbage bins can make great coloring book holders
  • hanging shoe organizers are great for Barbies or arts and crafts supplies
  • pegboards work well in a child’s playroom for holding small craft supplies
  • in addition to the hanging nets in corners, half wire planter baskets hanging on a wall work well for holding stuffed animals
  • hang rope or ribbon from the ceiling and clip or pin stuffed animals to it
  • floor to ceiling shower caddies can work well in the corner of a craft room for storage, or beside an activities table
  • vintage crates on castors make charming under the bed storage
  • strips of magnetic tape on the wall work great for toy cars
  • old game boards make cute artwork on playroom walls
  • scrapbook containers can work well for old board games or puzzles whose boxes have broken
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