If you’re like most parents, keeping toys from taking over your home is a daily struggle—but it doesn’t have to be. These eight quick and simple organization hacks will not only help you brighten and straighten kids’ rooms and play areas, they also provide engaging ways to involve kids in the cleanup.
1. Bedside Organizer
Is your child always asking you to grab one more “essential” item at bedtime? This handy pocket caddy hangs from the bed and will keep must-have stuffed animals, books and toys at arm’s reach.
2. Stuffed Animal Swing
Most are kids never convinced they have enough plush toys. This stuffed animal swing will keep all of your child’s friends together in one playful spot.
3. Toy Storage Stool
The best storage spaces multitask. This DIY stool does triple duty as a Lego table, storage bin and handy seat or stool.
4. Colorful Bookshelf
Brighten up your child’s playroom with wooden crates coated with vibrant shades of acrylic paint as an affordable alternative to pricey bookcases from furniture stores.
5. Princess Wardrobe
Help your little princess set up her own royal boutique. She’ll love lining up her gowns on this DIY rack.
6. Rolling Toy Storage
Kids will have fun rolling their toys from one play area to another (and you’ll love protecting your hardwood floors from scratches) with this DIY rolling storage bin that’s a breeze to assemble.
7. Hair Accessories Holder
Turn a mess of bows, hair clips and headbands into colorful wall art with this frame-turned-hair accessories holder.
8. Lego Organizer
Lego-obsessed kiddos will love keeping their bricks sorted by color in these clever storage bins. Bonus: Kids will be even more excited about cleanup when they get to toss each piece back into its color-coded home.
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