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Toy Storage: 21 Great Ways To Cut Kid Clutter

What is it about toys? They seem to multiply like crazy every time you turn your back! : ) It’s always helpful to find new ways to cut down on the kid clutter and add some organization. Click through the gallery for 21 great ideas below!


  • Book Storage 1 of 21
    Lots of great storage ideas using crates! Cut them in half and mount to the wall for book and magazine storage.
    via I Heart Organizing
  • Rolling Storage 2 of 21
    Add some casters to wooden boxes or crates for some rolling storage that can be easily stashed away.
    spotted on HGTV
  • Cool Bucket Storage 3 of 21
    Create a cool and functional pyramid of storage by connecting buckets together with zip ties.
    details from Grosgrain Fabulous
  • Add Drawers To Your Bookcase 4 of 21
    Adding drawers to your bookshelves is a unique way to provide a place for those little knicknacks that often get misplaced.
    via HGTV
  • Photo Labeled Bins 5 of 21
    I've referenced this cool storage idea before, but adding the bins underneath with clever labels for each is a great idea.
    details from I Heart Organizing
  • Lego Storage 6 of 21
    This blog is FULL of good ideas like this one for color coordinated lego storage using an IKEA Trofast system.
    more from I Heart Organizing
  • Playing Card Storage 7 of 21
    Figuring out how to store games is always a tough task. Here's a great way to manage those pesky card games.
    details here from Jazzie and Tahlia
  • Storage Boxes 8 of 21
    Tuck away hair clips, jewelry or art supplies, or even matchbox cars in these handy boxes.
    great tip from HGTV
  • Magnetic Knife Holder For Matchbox Cars 9 of 21
    Such a smart idea! You can find those magnetic strips at IKEA.
    via Style Files
  • Tote Bag With Peek-a-boo Window 10 of 21
    Here's a great tutorial on how to make your very own peek-a-boo storage sack.
    details here from Make It Perfect
  • Cookie Jar For Crayon And Small Toy Storage 11 of 21
    Keeping track of crayons and other small toys can be such a hassle. Stash them away in glass cookie jar containers for easy accessibility.
    via HGTV
  • Baskets 12 of 21
    You can nest these handy baskets or keep things under cover with the included lid. Out of sight, out of mind!
    purchase for $49 from Land of Nod
  • More Baskets! 13 of 21
    Great for the nursery or toy room. Bonus, these ones are totally washable!
    $18 from Baffin Bags
  • Ladder Time 14 of 21
    Anchor a small ladder to add for some unique storage opportunities like this.
    via Family Living
  • Lidded Glass Containers 15 of 21
    Large glass containers like these are easy to find (IKEA!) and so handy for storing smaller toys and supplies that can be kept on a shelf or desk.
    via Mom Trends
  • Hanging Fabric Baskets 16 of 21
    Colorful fabrics add some fun to this clever storage idea.
    full tutorial from The Mother Huddle
  • Outdoor Toy Storage 17 of 21
    I hate tripping over broken chalk, loose balls and discarded trucks. Make a place for those kinds of things with these handy buckets.
    more details from Apartment Therapy here
  • Interactive Play Chest 18 of 21
    Make a boring play chest into a fun toy with this great tutorial.
    find out more from B. Kids
  • Over Door Storage 19 of 21
    Those plastic over-door shoe organizers have so many other fabulous uses. Those pockets are perfect for action figures.
    via Organize Your Stuff
  • Stuffed Animal Storage 20 of 21
    Corral those crazy stuffed animals in an oversized wire basket like this one.
    spotted at Prudent Baby
  • Mason Jar 21 of 21
    Dress up an average Mason jar lid like this and use them to store all sorts of tiny trinkets.
    via Storage Geek

*lead image from Desire To Inspire

 

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