26 Ways to Organize Toys in Small Spaces

Have a small room or small playroom? Here are great ways to organize toys in small spaces using baskets, bins, walls, and more!

26 Ways to Organize Toys in Small Spaces

With a tiny (closet-sized) playroom, I struggle constantly with how to organize toys in small spaces.

And with all the toys that we have, it’s important to me to be able to  organize toys cheap so that it’s easy on my pocketbook.

These solutions are just what I needed to clear out the clutter and keep toys from taking over our home!

26 Ways to Organize Toys in Small Spaces

Do It Yourself Projects

1. Do-it-Yourself Projects

Forward Facing Bookshelves

Forward-facing bookshelves are a perfect way to utilize space behind a door, via Tried and True.

2. Easy Organization Project

Bag up your kids’  toys with  an easy organization project from Make It Perfect.

3. LEGO Storage Stool

Make a Lego storage stool to keep blocks  off the floor and put away, via Kids Activities Blog.

4. Flip Down Wall Art

Build  a flip down wall art desk  with this project by Ana White.

5. PVC Pipe Organization

Keep costumes put away using PVC pipes with this simple project from The Nerd’s Wife.

6. Stuffed Animal Swing

Make a stuffed animal swing with this project from It’s Always Autumn.

7. LEGO Storage Mat

Create a LEGO storage mat with these easy instructions from Kids Activities Blog.

8. Over The Door Barbie Organizer

Sew a custom over-the-door Barbie organizer, just like A Girl and a Glue Gun.

9. Pegboards To Hang Large Toys

Use pegboards to hang large toys — like construction trucks — off the ground, via Apartment Therapy.

Tips and Advice for Organizing Toys

Tips and Advice for Clearing Out the Clutter

10. Maximize Wall Space

Maximize wall space  to keep toys organized in a small space with these hacks from  From Faye.

11. Closet Makeover

This closet makeover from Kids Activities Blog offers some easy tips when you’re ready to organize toys in small spaces.

12. Toy Organization Hack

Regulate how many toys your child can play with  at a time using this  toy organization hack  from Dallas Moms Blog.

13. How To Keep Your House Organized

Keep your house organized with kids with advice from fellow moms, via Kids Activities Blog.

14. Cover Cluttered Bookshelves

Cover cluttered bookshelves  with this hack from Plumberry Pie.

15. Photo Label Storage Boxes

Use photos of your child’s toys to label storage boxes, via Simplify In Style.

Repurpose Household Items

Repurpose  Household Items

16. Laundry Basket Storage

Use laundry baskets to keep toys off the floor, and other great tips from Beauty Through Imperfection.

17. Treasure Organization

Let them keep their treasures (and you keep the playroom organized!) with this genius idea from Kids Activities Blog.

18. Magnetic Strip Toy Car Organization

Use a magnetic strip to store toy cars. Genius tip from Thrift Decor Chick.

19. Towel Rack Craft Organizer

Hang craft supplies on a towel rack using cups with this hack from Attempting Aloha.

20. Under The Bed Organization

Utilize gaps under the bed with this great tip from That’s My Letter.

21. Shoe Storage Bag

Use a shoe storage bag to organize small toys by color, via Kids Activities Blog.

22. Storage Bench Seating

Create storage bench seating with an easy DIY from I Heart Organizing.

23. Stuffed Animal Cage Using A Bookshelf

Make a stuffed animal cage using a bookcase with this idea from The Griffiths Garden.

24. Crate Seating And Storage

Turn crates into seating and storage with this project from The Boutons.

25. Bookcase Wall Display

Hang a bookcase on the wall to display toy trains, via Green Kitchen.

26. Repurposed Flower Planters

Repurpose flower planters to store stuffed animals on the walls with this project from Mommity.

27. Kid Tested Ideas To Organize

And don’t miss 15 Kid-Tested Ideas to Organize Toys.

Amazing Declutter Course

If you are ready to organize the entire house (declutter, clean & organize), we LOVE this declutter course!   It’s room by room & perfect for anyone!

MOre Organization Tips From Kids ACtivities Blog:

Do you have any organization tips for small rooms? Tell us in the comments, we’d love to hear from you!


  1. kids love to play, and parents will see the haphazard room with enormous toys. The hardest thing after playing is to sort toys. It’s become an impossible mission. Thanks for sharing wonderful ideas for kids toy storage in a small space. I thinks you viewer can also get ideas to visit this site-http://www.babescare.com

  2. You have some great ideas! I especially like the stuffed animal swing and the “over the door barbie organizer.” I am going to use some of your ideas for my inventory of products at http://www.toychests.com. Thank you so much for sharing!

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