16 of our best storage ideas for kids' stuff
Here are some fun, creative and unique ideas to keep toys, crafts and clothes organized and in one spot.
Make these whimsical jars with your child’s old animal toys, and corral those itty bitty craft supplies that are too small for their own bins.
Get the instructions for this storage idea at Room to Bloom
Here's another great solution. Cover some large cardboard boxes in pretty paper and add knobs to create this dress-up closet.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Childhood 101
Have old skateboard decks? Save them (and use them for storage) by putting them on a bracket system for simple and adjustable shelves that really make a statement.
Get instructions for this storage idea at Spoonful
An old dish rack is perfect for keeping colouring books as well as pencils and markers within reach for the little ones.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Heather J's Life
For your tween or teen girls, a painted spice cabinet makes a perfect place to store make up, nail polish and accessories. Just add some hooks to the bottom front, and they can hang lots of chunky jewelry, too.
Get instructions for the storage idea at The La Dee Dah
Never underestimate the power of the bucket. Hung on hooks and brackets, the simple bucket can store everything from magazines to Lego.
Storage idea: Land of Nod
Glue some Dollar Store buckets to an inexpensive lazy Susan, and you have a craft supply carousel. (And no more fights over who is hogging the glitter.)
Get instructions for the storage idea at The Craft File Box
Although this DIY Lego bag-to-mat does require sewing, a no-sew version is easily accomplished with a no-fray fabric cut into a large circle.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Freshly Pieced
You can never go wrong with see-through plastic for Lego storage. Top it with a Lego mat tabletop, and you have a great place for children to dream and build.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Our Wee Family
Ikea to the rescue for this Lego collection. This system is made up of two Ikea Trofast cabinets with bins. Mod Podge some labels in coordinating colours — and consider the blocks organized!
Get instructions for the storage idea at I Heart Organizing
Tweens mean organizing limbo; they're still playing with some toys yet old enough for floors covered in clothing. A painted hutch goes a long way for solving that dilemma. They offer lots of space for toys, music, games and accessories.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Susir Dahl
When in doubt, go to your kitchen for help. Cookie sheets can help in a pinch to organize your little ones' things.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Crate Paper Blog
Rack it again
Wall-mounted spice racks work perfectly for front-facing children’s books. They can be attached to walls and doors at child’s height, or the sides of dressers and end tables for nighttime reading.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Domestic Simplicity
Store craft supplies in portable containers like these. Three stackable compartments with removable dividers make storing and carrying a budding artist’s supplies easy.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Snapware
From beads to Barbie shoes, multi-drawer cabinets pack a lot of storage punch. If you can’t find one with see-through doors, you can always label each drawer for easy organization.
Get instructions for the storage idea at Lowes
Make a library cart on wheels with a wagon. The nice thing about wagons is they can accommodate even the largest story books. Plus, can storage get any cuter?
Get the instructions for the storage idea at Cory Connor Designs
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