Don’t Miss These 10 Hacks for Parents to Organise Toys

Feeling overwhelmed by toys around the house? We have 10 great hacks for parents to organise toys, helping you to simplify and organise the family chaos! 

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#1. Bucket Fun for Toys

Create a fun storage unit for toys by drilling small holes into inexpensive buckets and connecting them with zip ties.


#2. Outdoor Toy Storage

Clean, paint and stack tires to make a storage unit with MDF for a base and a lid. Would be good for storing those outdoor toys.

tires for outdoor toys

#3. Use Shoe Storage for Smaller Toys

This parent has used a shoe organiser hanging on the back of the bedroom door to hold action figures and small toys.


#4. Bookcases Turned into Storage

Turn a IKEA Expedit bookcase on its side with baskets or tubs for toy storage. Double up or triple up depending on the space you have to increase storage and make a nice visual centrepiece to your room.


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#5. Toy Rotation Bins

Are too many toy options making your children frustrated and overwhelmed? Buy a set of e.g. 4 bins and separate the toys. Then store them away and take one out at a time to play with. This gives a bit of novelty to the toys that haven’t been seen for a few days as well.


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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls