If you have a LEGO mad child, then chances are there’s plenty of LEGO floating around your house. Keeping those tiny bricks from travelling and getting stepped on is a job and half, which is why we love these clever LEGO storage ideas to help keep things organised.
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There’s nothing worse than standing on a LEGO piece in your bare feet – we’ve all been there! So storing your child’s LEGO away when they have finished playing with it is a pretty important thing to do!
In an effort to keep your child’s bedroom, playroom or the kitchen table free from the explosion of bricks (that are often left mid-build), these LEGO storage ideas will be essential. Plus, in some cases, they can even turn your child’s brick creations into displayable art!
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Creative and Clever LEGO Storage Ideas
LEGO Table with Storage
This is a fabulous idea from Hello Wonderful, they used a DreamCart to make a LEGO table complete with storage.
If you are not familiar with it, the DreamCart is a versatile creative/craft table that folds down for easy storage and has built-in bins, perfect for adapting for LEGO storage.
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Dream Lego Wall
Ok, admittedly this may be a bit on the costly side when it comes to a LEGO Storage solution coming in at the $1k mark, but it’s fabulous!
Steph wanted to build the ultimate LEGO display and storage wall using wall control panels, then attaching shelves and pull out drawers. You’ll find all the details over on Mother Daughter Projects.
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Giant LEGO Brick Boxes
What else could be more suitable for storing LEGO than a LEGO brick! These LEGO Storage Bricks are fun storage boxes for toys, LEGO bricks, and other small items. The iconic box is designed to stack, just like the original LEGO brick. It comes in different colours and in different sizes (1, 2, 4 and 8 knobs / studs).
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LEGO Play Mats
Love this idea, a combined play mat and toy storage bag in one! You lay it out play then when you are finished, it’s easy to clean up. The drawstring safely tucks into an internal pocket when in use or back into the bag for storage.
This could be an excellent LEGO storage option! It’s a rainbow coloured drawer tower so your child can keep LEGO sorted by colour. It also includes castors for easy transportation, making it a handy choice for wheeling about the playroom for example.
LEGO Build and Store Unit
We love this Build and Store Toy Unit by HelloHome. It features two removable shelves so your child can remove the shelves, build their creations and slide them back into the unit for display.
Each reversible shelf features a building plate on one side for play and display, while on the reverse it is smooth on the reverse for displaying books and toys.
There’s also a large pull out storage drawer (28L capacity) and carry handles to move from room to room.
Available from Amazon.co.uk
LEGO Meets Lack
If you are near IKEA and are handy, then you might like this LEGO Ikea hack. You’ll find the details on how to create this handy LEGO play table from a Lack table (and some other bits) over on Centsational Style.
DIY LEGO Table With Storage
This is another super simple LEGO Ikea hack from mum Amy Faller: “Ikea Expedit two cube unit, Ikea storage containers, two Duplo bases and two tubes of epoxy glue…. One super awesome Duplo table! My husband rocks!”
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Coffee Table Turned LEGO Play Table
Strictly speaking, there’s no LEGO storage on this weekend project, to turn an old coffee table into a LEGO play table, but the idea was so cool, we had to include. You’ll find the details and instructions over on Sweet Paper Treats.
Mum Brenda didn’t like the idea of the building plates becoming a permanent part of the table so she came up with an ingenious solution allowing her son to move the building plates around if he wished, or even removing them altogether to use the table for other play things.
LEGO Organiser Cubes Set
This is a nifty idea – it’s a set of nesting cubes that fit inside each other and store flat when not in use. Each cube has a clear EVA window to easily see what’s inside and the three pieces fit together or work individually.
Available on Amazon.com
LEGO Activity Table with Board
The KidKraft 2 in 1 Activity Table with Board features a reversible table top with an illustrated play surface on one side, and a building brick surface on the other. It has rounded corners for safety and has smart, sturdy construction.
Available on Amazon.com
Under Bed Drawers to Store LEGO
If your child has space under their bed then check out this DIY project from Eat Pray Create. They made under the bed LEGO storage drawers that easily roll in and out from under the bed and are very sturdy. You’ll find all the details and step by step instructions on their blog.
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Have your say! Which of these LEGO storage ideas was your favourite? Will you be organising any for your home? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!