The Best Kids Toy Storage Ideas

By Rebecca / February 22, 2017
Best Kids Toy Storage Ideas

We all love our little ones. But there are times when you know how frustrating it can be to walk into your child’s room and see toys littered all over the floor and the storage container completely empty. Legos are preventing you from tucking your child in at night, and the dolls piled up in the corner are causing nightmares for you. You have told your children several times a day that they need to clean up their toys, but the desperate pleas fall on deaf ears. In this article, we will take a look at the best kids toy storage ideas.

It is a never ending fight between the child and the parent. Storage space and toy organization such as a toy box or a built-in shelf is a crucial element when it comes to keeping your sanity as a parent and keeping your house looking clean and clutter free. Maybe if the kids have a designated spot for all their stuff, maybe—just maybe—they will return it to said spot when they are done. This might be a long shot for a playroom idea, but hey, you never know!

There are many different toy organizer options and child-friendly storage containers and baskets that could help maintain a semblance of control and cleanliness to any home or children’s room. Now, instead of working around toys everywhere, you could try to create an interesting toy storage solution that will encourage your children to enjoy playing with their toys but also enjoy putting them back and displaying them afterwards. Here are some great toy organizer/playroom ideas that might just help you avoid standing on those Lego bricks in future:


Toy Storage Ideas for Toddlers

mDesign Kids/Baby Toy Storage Box-Pack of 2

These storage boxes are the perfect solution when it comes to keeping blocks, crayons, playdoh, and toy cars picked up and organized. The storage boxes are small enough to fit on a shelf in your child’s room and are light enough that they can carry them around instead of having to take everything out to play with their toys.

  • Storage boxes are stackable
  • Closet-friendly design
  • Great for bedroom, playroom, or nursery
  • Made of durable, BPA-free plastic
  • Easy open hinged lids

Price

$

Item Dimensions    

6.75” x 5.5” x 3.75”


Lukher Cotton Storage Basket Bin and Organizer with Handles

These cotton storage baskets are great for organizing nursery items, baby toys, and baby clothing. They are natural and eco-friendly and are waterproof on the inside, so they are safe from any accidental spills or messes. They collapse so they can be easily stored when not in use and are safe to have around younger children.

  • Designed to fit on most shelves
  • Wire-framed for stability
  • Lightweight and compact
  • Made from natural and durable cottonPrice $Item Dimensions 15” x 11” x 9”
  • Handles for easy handling
  • Neutral color will match well with any décor

Price

$

Item Dimensions

15” x 11” x 9”          


School Bus Collapsible Toy Storage Box and Closet Organizer with Storage Hood for Kids

These collapsible storage boxes are kid-friendly themes that will make it fun and exciting for your child when it comes time to pick up their toys. They are easy to assemble and also disassemble for convenient storage when they are not in use. The interior of the organizer is split into two different sections; one section in the front and one section in the back. It is the perfect storage solution for toys, shoes, books, or more.

  • Fun and kid friendly designs
  • Easy to assemble and disassemble
  • Folds up for easy storage
  • Fits on most shelves and in most cubbies
  • Can find them in a variety of different designs

Price

$$

Item Dimensions

21” x 9.5” x 12”        


Fantasy Fields-Happy Farm Animals Wooden Barn Bookcase with Storage

This bookcase with storage option is hand-painted to resemble a barn and features a peaked roof and beautiful detail. It has three shelves and an additional section for storage on the bottom. Assembly is required, but it is packaged with step-by-step instructions. It is ideal for toddlers of two years old and up and is the perfect height for the child. The paint used is non-toxic and lead-free, and Fantasy Fields used recycled pressed wood, and their workshop is safety and green compliant.

  • Handcrafted design
  • High-quality materials
  • Plenty of storage options
  • Easy access for your toddler

Price

$$$

Item Dimensions

25.2” x 9.5” x 41.8”


Labebe Kids Wooden Bookcase of Hedgehog

This wooden bookcase is made of engineered wood and has four wheels which make it easy to move around and can also be used as a baby walker. It has a cubbyhole that can hold books or toys and will fit nicely in any bedroom or playroom. It is easy enough to move around so that your child can use it independently without help from you.

  • Practical and convenient
  • Four wheels for easy mobility
  • Doubles as a baby walker
  • Easy to clean
  • Multifunctional storage solution
  • Beautiful design

Price

$$

Item Dimensions

22.1” x 18.1” x 4” 


Toy Storage Ideas for Preschoolers

Kidkraft Puzzle Book Shelf-Primary

This bookshelf is made of durable wooden construction and has a fun puzzle piece design and is painted using the primary colors: red, blue, and green. Since it is sturdy, it will not tip over and is the perfect size for your preschooler to organize their books. It is a small and good storage solution that frees up space without taking over it, and its fun colors will add to your child’s décor.

  • Strong and durable construction
  • Fun Design
  • Great storage solution for books
  • Virtually untippable

Price

$$

Item Dimensions

25” x 11.5” x 37.5”  


KidKraft Sort It and Store It Bin Unit

This storage unit has twelve plastic storage bins, and all of the bins are interchangeable. The bins come in the following colors: three red, three blue, three yellow, and three green. It has handles on either side so that it is easy for an adult to move it and it is packaged with step-by-step instructions for assembly. It is made of sturdy construction and will fit nicely in any room and keep all of the smaller toys separated and organized and off the floor.

  • Twelve different storage bins
  • Easy to move with handles on either side
  • Fun colors
  • Sturdy construction
  • Espresso finish
  • Interchangeable bins

Price

$$

Item Dimensions

31.9” x 18.6” x 32.2”


Funfield City Travel Size Drawstring Play Mat

This drawstring play mat is designed to be multifunctional. It serves as a playmat and storage solution in one. It is made of heavy-duty fabric and has a double layer with an image printed onto the fabric. It is three feet in diameter. It is perfect for cars, Legos, or other small toys. Unzip the mat to play and then zip it back up, with all the toys inside, to go. It is great for traveling and easy and quick cleanup after playtime.

  • All-in-one play mat and storage bag
  • Creative and fun design
  • Easy cleanup with no fuss
  • Can travel easily
  • Plenty of space for play

Price

$

Item Dimensions

13” x 8.7” x 1.1”      


Delta Children 4 Pocket Hanging Wall Organizer-Beige

This 4 Pocket Hanging Wall Organizer is perfect for any older child’s room and is great for storing toys or accessories. You can either hang it over a door with the hook, or you can attach it to the wall with the hardware that is provided. It comes in a variety of different prints and colors to make it easy to match up with any décor and provides a simple and secure storage solution that takes no time at all to set up and begin organizing.

  • Two ways to hang the organizer
  • Variety of colors and patterns
  • Easy to hang
  • Hardware included
  • Durable construction

Price

$

Item Dimensions

13” x 3” x 9”          


Orange Tag Hanging Mesh Space Saver Bags/Organizer-3 Compartments

These hanging mesh organizers are the perfect solution when it comes to finding a place to store all of those stuffed animals or other smaller accessories. This particular model comes in either Red Hearts or Blue Underwater World designs, and the upper and lower layers are made of mesh grid, so it is easy to see through the mesh. The middle layer is non-transparent. It is convenient to use and easy to hang up.

  • It is made of 100% polyester
  • Suspends with touch and close fastening
  • The fastening will open if the child tries to climb it which acts as a safety feature
  • Package includes two pieces

Price

$

Item Dimensions

12.8” x 11.7” x 2.7”


KidKraft Nantucket Storage Bench-White

This bench can be used for storage or can provide additional seating. It features three storage bins that are perfect for storing toys or other equipment, and the bins slide in and out easily for convenience. The bench is made of wood and can easily fit at the foot of their bed. It does not take up much space and is ideal for storage and seating while fitting in nicely with any décor.

  • Three bin storage
  • Beautiful finish
  • Easy and convenient access
  • Bench seating
  • Fits under a window or at the foot of a bed

Price

$$$

Item Dimensions

39” x 14” x 14”     


Three Bin Storage Cubby-White

This smaller storage solution is a stackable wooden cubby that will keep all of your child’s items out of sight and organized. It weighs about thirty-six pounds and can be used to store books, toys, clothing, shoes, and so much more. The bins are easy to load and unload, and the piece will fit in with almost any décor. To clean it all you have to do is wipe it down with a damp cloth.

  • Convenient storage option
  • Cleans easily
  • Beautiful finish for any décor
  • Stackable
  • Three bin design

Price

$$

Item Dimensions

37” x 19.2” x 17” 


P’Kolino Monster Under the Bed Storage

This under-the-bed storage organizer can easily and efficiently store stuffed animals, clothes, or other smaller toys and the best part is that it fits neatly under the bed. It is made from a colorful polyester-cotton blend and canvas and has a paperboard-lined interior. It is featured as fun and functional storage. They are sized for toddlers but are the ideal size for any child that wants to have fun while keeping their room neat and organized.

  • Fits neatly under the bed
  • Fun colors and designs
  • Designed for all ages
  • Stores toys, clothing, and more
  • Functional storage

Price

$

Item Dimensions

17” x 13” x 8.8”  


Bintopia Multi Bin Storage Organizer

This organizer features a decorative three-tier design and is supported by a sturdy steel frame. It includes tear-resistant bins and the bins come in different sizes for convenient storage. The taupe and gray trim color is classic and will match easily with almost any décor. It is perfect for a child’s bedroom and will help keep all of their things neat and organized and off the floor and out of corners.

  • Durable and sturdy construction
  • Convenient storage
  • Neutral color and design
  • Lots of convenient storage space

Price

$$

Item Dimensions          

36.22” x 25.98” x 12”


Tot Tutors Kids Store-All Unit

This store-all unit is suitable for organizing and storing large and small toys, books, and other items. It includes one large rolling toy box, three white plastic bins, and one book display and shelf unit. The espresso finish will fit with almost any décor. It is easy to use and easy to access, and you can take the bins out whenever you need to. You can roll the unit around for portability and then just roll it back into place when you are done.

  • Convenient and easy storage solution
  • Rolls for increased mobility
  • Includes plastic storage bins
  • Neutral color will fit almost any décor
  • Easy to see and easy to access

Price

$$

Item Dimensions          

15” x 25” x 30”