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Indestructible Kid-Proof Storage Baskets

Yesterday, I shared my favorite picks for pretty storage baskets with you. Today though? It’s all about rugged. Baskets that can take a bit of a beating. So gather up those toys and check out my picks for when “durable” is more important than just “pretty.”

  • Flea Market Wire Ball Bins 1 of 8
    Flea Market Wire Ball Bins
    There's something kind of cool and old school (as in "these were in my elementary school gym") about these. From The Land of Nod.
  • Rolling Storage Crates 2 of 8
    Rolling Storage Crates
    These can take a beating because they look like they've already taken a beating. Anything more adds to the charm. From Serena and Lily.
  • Authentic Dairy Crate 3 of 8
    Authentic Dairy Crate
    These can be really cute (especially in a boy's room), and you know milk crates are durable. From The Container Store.
  • Galvanized Buckets 4 of 8
    Galvanized Buckets
    The handle makes these ideal for carrying them around to gather up loose odds and ends (hello, stray action figures). Available at Pottery Barn Kids.
  • Industrial Mesh Hamper 5 of 8
    Industrial Mesh Hamper
    The simple shape of this hamper is great, and it sure would hold a lot of stuffed animals. From CB2.
  • Locker Room Bins 6 of 8
    Locker Room Bins
    Awesome metal bins styled to look like lockers. Rad. Available at PB Teen.
  • Tubtrugs 7 of 8
    Tons of colors, tons of sizes, flexible, resilient, and strong. Available directly from Tubtrugs.
  • Strapping Storage 8 of 8
    Strapping Storage
    This is the basket you see above in my son's nursery. They're great as laundry baskets too. From The Land of Nod.

Check out Babble’s top picks for 11 Cheap Toy Storage Solutions!

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