Toys can quickly take over the entire house. Here are 25 Genius Ways to Organize Toys so you can reclaim your rooms!
Small Toy Organization Ideas
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We love this idea from Practical Mommy to store small toys inside larger ones to save a ton of space in the playroom!
Keep card games organized in a travel soap box with this tip from Shady Tree Diary.
Cornstarch canisters look just like Lego heads. Check out these DIY Lego cans from Organized 31!
Speaking of Legos, do you have thousands of them, like we do? Here are 37 genius ideas for organizing Legos. These tips will save your sanity!
This Lego storage mat provides a convenient place to play, combined with a quick pickup method. It’s a winner!
Tips for Organizing Your Kids’ Toys
Puzzle pieces are always getting lost in our house. The Navy Stripe‘s idea to store puzzle pieces in zipper pouches for safekeeping is brilliant! Don’t forget to include a small picture of the completed puzzle for reference.
Coffee cans are just the right size for toy cars. Check out this smart idea from Preschool Toolkit!
Teaching Mama‘s free printable toy bin labels are the best way to teach kiddos how to organize, and they make it fun!
Repurpose old drawers to hold toys with this tutorial from Liz On Call. They slide right under the bed, so that’s a huge bonus.
Convert a coffee table into a play table with this cute idea from I Heart Organizing. Add some chalkboard paint and bins to store train tracks and road pieces. The kids can even draw their own scenery!
Does your bathroom look like a toy store exploded? One Crazy House has 15 ways to organize those bath toys once and for all.
Smart Ways to Store and Organize Toys
Do you have a basement? White House Black Shutters recommends keeping most of the toys down in the basement. It will help you keep the rest of the house organized.
These large Rubbermaid containers from The Real Thing with the Coake Family are stackable, and they have clear drop-down doors, so you can still access what’s inside even when they’re stacked.
Get the plans from Shanty 2 Chic to build a toy shelf to coordinate with IKEA bins. It’s a gorgeous piece!
Shady Tree Diary‘s toy hammocks are such a cute way to display stuffed animals, and they save valuable space in the toy box!
Use this pattern from Thread Riding Hood to make stuffed animal chairs. Perfect for when your kids are too old to play with the stuffed animals, but still want to keep them for sentimental reasons!
Ways to Wrangle Your Children’s Toys
Build a toy zoo for the stuffed animals with this cute idea from The Keeper of the Cheerios. This could easily become a family heirloom piece that your children can pass down to their kids someday!
We love this method of organizing toys into bins, and giving your child one at a time to play with, from Wildflower Ramblings. Not only will it cut down on clutter, but your kids won’t be nearly as bored with their toys when they’re not all available at the same time.
Use the back of your kids’ bedroom doors to store toys, with this brilliant hack from Play Chic Interiors! You’ll need a few strong hooks and some large tote bags for this project, but it’s easy to implement.
Hang wire office baskets on the wall for crafts supplies and lightweight toys with this idea from Go Kids Play.
More Organization Hacks
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- 5 Easy Ways Moms Can Be Organized Every Day
- How to Organize the Fridge and Freezer
What are your best toy organization hacks? Comment below!