If you’ve got kids, you’ve got clutter. Nothing creates a mess like toys. They have a special way of multiplying at a rapid speed. Except for being an eyesore, the mess is also something dangerous that makes moms mad. Just ask any parent who’s stepped on a LEGO in the middle of the night.
However, it’s still possible to have kids and a clean house at the same time. If your whole home is feeling like it’s being taken over by toys, check the following inexpensive and smart ideas to keep them in order!
Sometimes the most basic method is the most effective. Keep your kids’ toys organized in minutes with these classic storage cubes!
Involve your kids in the organizing process by color coding the cubes and labeling them. If your child is too young to read, use pictures as labels so they know where everything belongs.
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If you’ve got a baby girl, chances are great that your house is scattered with dolls and barbies. For those space-occupying but lightweight dolls, keeping them off the ground with an over-the-door organizer may be the perfect solution.
Plus, you can help your girl to keep the numbers to a minimum by telling her that she
can only keep as many dolls as there are pockets.
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Keeping a few storage bins on wheels could be a life-saver when it comes to tidying up the messes around the house. Besides, toy storage bins made with wear-resistant fabric and long handles are useful for tugging along the floor and picking up. Besides, you can fold them to save space when you don’t use.
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Peg boards are not only for tools and your craft station. With hundred of holes, they make toy storage a breeze. So one of the floor-saving and eye-pleasing ways to organize toys is to display them on pegboards.
Use it to hang things like small containers of toys or colored pencils and crayons. Display your kids’ favorite toys on their eye level to save a ton of time searching for them. What’s more, you can also use the board to create a gun station that excites your little boy!
Every little boy loves Legos. Moms, however, not so much, especially when those Legos end up all over the floor and you’ve stepped on those little buggers barefoot.
For those small items like Legos, cars or even crayons, these peek-a-boo sacks are perfect because all your child has to do is throwing his toys in a bag and putting the bag away. The little window in the bag makes it easier to see what specific toys go into each sack. Plus, they are easy to sew and you can alter the pattern just a bit if you need them smaller or larger.
For the tote bags you don’t use anymore, why not repurpose them as toy storage bags? If you’ve got a set of toys that would fit nicely, label them and keep them out of the way by hanging them on the back of a door. But make sure the hanger is sturdy enough to hold the bag full of toys up.