Creative Toy Storage Solutions
By Grace Bailey
Regardless of the space around your home if you have kids everything will likely look like a mess.
Children have the incredible ability to scatter their toys everywhere and to generally make everything chaotic around them. Adorable little hellions aren’t they? Well fear not in cases like those we have the perfect solutions for you ways of dealing with these issues in a logical and orderly fashion while also utilizing a non-traditional approach for a lot of them. Teaching your kids to put away their toys will give them discipline and a sense of order and direction as they solve their everyday tasks. Remember to be patient and understanding with them even if they are awfully clumsy at doing it. Check out these ideas so you can enjoy a hassle-free time with your little ones:
Wheeled Wooden Crates
Precisely what it sounds like these wonderful little crates can become your best friend. What is essentially a vintage-style milk crate can turn into a mobile and useful toy storage platform. If you can’t find a typical milk crate you can always use a tutorial online to make one if you are a hobby carpenter or even buy them online. What needs to be done essentially is to attach wooden wheels to them and then staining them and then sealing them well to prevent them from staining and water damage.
Labeled Buckets Bookshelf
You know the typical metal buckets used around old gardens? Imagine those painted with bright, cheerful colors and used as a storage then placed on a bookshelf with sufficient space to accommodate for their size. You can easily attach labels to them stating what goes inside them for your kid to enjoy. With a bit of help on your end the uniform and boring chore of putting away toys can become a fun activity as long as you do it with your child.
Glass Kitchen Jars
You’ve been to a candy store where all the nice jars are laid out before you, holding many treasures we dreamed of as a child right? Well we can use these to hold little doodads, toy cars, crayons and other small objects so we can keep them from being stomped and stepped on when the kids run around the room. You will thank yourself later as your feet won’t ache from stepping on things all the time.
Wall-Mounted Wire Garden Baskets
You can use these to hold a wide variety of objects such as children’s books, plush toys and pretty much anything your heart desires. If attached correctly they will be relatively sturdy and even if they manage to tear them down its likely they won’t get hurt in the process of doing it.
A pretty straightforward solution to the ages-old problem of storing toys these bins will do the job without intruding too much around your home. You can use chalk to label their insides and that will allow you to reuse them for whatever other purpose you might have in mind.
We hope these solutions will help you if you lack creative ideas at this moment!