9 Storage Solutions for Kiddos

Ever feel that your home is always overflowing with toys? This can be really frustrating when your kids’ toys continue to grow but your storage doesn’t. Designate a place in the house and make full use of the wall space to create storage to keep the toys off the floor and out of sight. At the same time, encourage your kids to develop a habit to keep the toys after they finish playing.

1. IKEA KALLAX Shelving Unit

IKEA KALLAX Shelving Unit(4x1)

Lying against the wall, single-level Kallax shelving unit acts as an open bench seat. Fine tuned with drawers, inserts and baskets, it’s a low-cost solution that looks great and functions well for stashing toys, throw pillows and other items. Add rattan storage baskets to stow away more toys and story books. There are options of 2-level or 4-level shelving units for your choice. You can also make them stand or turn them into a divider that best suits your needs.


2. Built-In Cubbyholes on Wall

Built-In Cubbyholes on Wall(image credit: houzz.com)

What a cool storage wall that is made up of cubbyholes staggering in blue and orange colors! The built-in cubbyholes create tons of storage for the toys and books that build up over the time. You understand what I’m talking about if you have kiddos at home. A smart design to make use of the space on the entire wall to create a lot of storage and make itself a beautiful feature wall.


3. Toy Tote Bag Behind the Door

Toy Tote Bag Behind the Door(image credit: houzz.com)

A creative way of using tote bags for stashing the toys with the name of the toy category printed or stitched on each tote bag. Use the decorative hooks to hang the tote bags behind the door to add finishing touch to the look. The advantage of using the portable storage bag like this is that you can bring the whole load of toys to wherever your kiddos want to. This room is using bold-patterned wallpaper and it smartly chooses clear and transparent plastic storage boxes that are stacking up together so as not to create a confusing look in the room.


4. Rattan Storage Basket w/Chalkboard Label

Rattan Storage Basket w/Chalkboard Label(image credit: houzz.com)

Storage is one of the most important elements to a happy, healthy, and organised living space. This is especially true and crucial for endless toys. Designate a place in the house and use multiple rattan baskets placed on a rustic chic shelf to store the toys that are classified into different categories. Label each basket with a mini chalkboard in front to add a touch of fun.


5. Library-Style Books Display

Library-Style Books Display(image credit: houzz.com)

Showcase all your kids’ books on the wall-mounted ledges to display the colourful and intriguing front covers to entice them to read. Place a comfy ottoman near to it to create a reading corner that is full of wonders.


6. IKEA STUVA Storage Bench

IKEA STUVA Storage Bench(image credit: houzz.com)

Customize Ikea Stuva storage cupboards and benches to create a lot of storage to conceal the piles of clutter. After a fun day at home there are toys everywhere. The low storage provided by the bench is easy for both grown-ups and children to reach to tidy up and organise their things. Join two benches together to provide a spacious bench seating.


7. Canvas Storage Bin

Canvas Storage Bin(image credit: houzz.com)

Choose colorful and fun-looking canvas storage bins and place them at low-level rack to entice your kids to keep the toys themselves. Sometimes kids actually enjoy picking up and organising toys themselves. It’s also a good way to expend more energy – a win-win for you! Organizing children’s spaces isn’t just about making them look good. You need to make sure the kids know how to keep them neat and tidy too.


8. IKEA TROFAST Storage Combination

IKEA TROFAST Storage Combination(image credit: houzz.com)

Cultivate a habit in your kids to keep and organise their toys with these pull out storage boxes. You can customise your own storage solution with the boxes that are of different sizes and colors. The wall open shelves on top turn the empty wall into a great space to store and show off some of the toys.


9. Stylish Plastic Bin

Stylish Plastic Bin(image credit: houzz.com)

Use stylish plastic bins in muted colors that coordinate well with the furnishing in your living room to house the toys of your kids under an open low-level wooden unit that allows your kids to reach easily.