By Alexandra Smith
|Stackable plastic box.|
Toy storage can be expensive, bulky and sometimes even unsightly. If you'd just like to box your child's toys and put them in a cupboard or under a bed then here are some solutions for you.
Stackable plastic boxes:
Pros- Great for stacking if you lack floor space, quite low so will fit under standard height beds, will hold quite a few toys.
|Storage buckets or baskets.|
Flexi tub or basket style storage:
Pros- Often attractive, easy to carry, relatively strong, can be bought small enough to fit under most beds and on most shelves.
Cons- Can't hold many toys, does not stack well or at all when full.
|Zip open Ikea boxes.|
Pros- Fold flat when not in use, quite attractive for a box, relatively large and will store quite a few toys.
Cons- Quite tall so does not fit under most beds or on most shelves, can only safely stack two high and the top one must only be lightly filled for this, difficult to carry when full of heavier items.
Neat-oh! zip-up play mat/storage box:
|Neat-oh! play mat/storage box.|
Cons- Doesn't hold many toys, will get damaged if filled with heavy items or stacked with other boxes.
Do you have any top toy storage solutions?
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