Climbing over mounds of mixed toys can be not only dangerous. It can make you feel overwhelmed just looking at it. It can be painful if you step on those dreaded Lego pieces too. Plus your kiddos don't even know what is there to enjoy. So, keeping the playroom organized is important. Organizing this space will help everyone. Your children will know where every toy belongs after you have labeled all the bins, you will be able to direct them to where the home is for the toys. It also will help your kids see that items can have a home just like people do.
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Here are 10 toy organizer ideas to help you with your kids toys in their playroom. Put heavy toys at the bottom of a shelving unit in bins with wheels so children can roll them out when they want them. Here is one from Amazon. Strap the back of tall bookshelves to the wall. If your furniture doesn't have a strap with it, you can buy them separately. Here is one from Amazon. Organize Computer game cases in a box standing up so you can see the titles. Here is an example of one at Amazon. Have craft supplies all in one area. A craft supplies cart would work to hold all your supplies. Here is one from Amazon. Create a huge dress-up space for girls or boys. Use wooden pegboard to hang scarves and hats and closet shoe shelves to hold the different dress shoes. This one I thought looked cute from Amazon. Sort Lego by color. It helps when the kids want to build something that is one color. Here is an example of my Lego Bins that we created for our kids.
Place outdoor toys in the garage area for easy access. Store balls in big tote bins. Here is an excellent container for balls that can be stored in your garage. I used one similar to this one for a client in the past.
Lay larger board games on their side to saves space on shelves.
Store kids movies or shows on Apple iCloud or any other provider you may use so you can access them anytime and anywhere.
Label with pictures and words for kids that can't read yet. Here is an example of what a label could look like: Whatever you decide to do with your playroom, be sure to have everyone's input, especially the kids using the plan room. They can also help you set up the space. Have them pick out colors and make it fun for them so they see organizing as a fun task not a boring one. Enjoy the process.
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