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8 Creative Ways to Store Toys

Are toys scattered under the bed or are hidden in the closet? On top of the kitchen table or even sprinkled all along the carpet? Help keep your home neat and organized by making sure your kids have a spot to store their toys. To help you get started, we've compiled 8 creative ways that you can store toys.

1. Wooden Shipping Crate Toy Box
Upcycle an old shipping crate to create a portable toy box for your children. Add wheels to make clean-up even easier.
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2. Gameboard Artwork
Transform your children's favorite board games into works of art by framing and hanging them in your children's playroom. Don't forget to hang bags or baskets with all the game pieces nearby too!

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3. Organized bins
Have a place for all your kids' toys with this bin-inspired toy storage solution from Better Homes and Gardens.

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4. Repurpose armoirs
Upcycle an old cabinet or armoir to create a smart storage solution for your children's toys.
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5. Rain Gutter Book Shelves
Looking for another creative book shelf idea? Try this DIY project from the blog Love Grows Wild using rain gutters!
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6. Stuffed Animal Zoos
Help your child build a zoo to house all of their stuffed animals. Spoonful shows you how!
Image via Family Fun Magazine

7. Build a Workbench
Give your child a place to store their toys and play with them too with this idea from Spoonful via Family Fun Magazine.
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8. Art Wall Easel
Help your child channel his or her inner Piacosso by mimicking this creative wall easel from Infarrantly Creative

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  • When I was a kid, my mom made a treasure chest for me. It looked like the wooden shipping crate in the first picture. I absolutely loved it! I don’t if my kids would like it as much as I did. They aren’t as pirate crazy as I was as a child.