4 clever ways to tidy and store toys away

4 clever ways to tidy and store toys away

From boxes to shelving, discover great ways to keep your child's toys hidden away.

House looks like it's been trashed? Ali Horsfall has four simple and genius ways to store that kiddy clutter so you can enjoy your house again.

Stash it

childrens storage box john lewis

 £64, John Lewis

Bright boxes, cool crates and soft, colourful baskets are a cheap and cheerful way to take care of the chaos. Dot them all around the house and teach your little one to tidy as they play. These cute personalised boxes will add style to any play area.  

Hang it

 colourful childrens hangers mothercare little bird

 £8, Little Bird at Mothercare

Little ones and piles of clothes go hand in hand, so get organised with a mini wardrobe or rail and shave minutes off your morning routine. Fit low, kid- friendly coat hooks and encourage good tidying habits – even tiny tots can hang up their stuff if you show them how. 

Hide it

amsterdam house fun storage wardrobe cuckooland

 £1250, Cuckooland

If you can't see the stuff, you can't stress about it, right? The smartest of storage buys are exciting for the children, look stylish in the nursery and hide a multitude of sins too.

Shelve It

tree shelves baby nursery cuckooland

£565, Cuckooland

Bright and bold shelves are not only the perfect place for your child's books – you can make them a focal point to show off their cute keepsakes too. Get clutter up off the floor by sorting piles of little toys into matching hanging boxes.

Exclusive to Gurgle readers, get up to £10 off tickets to Grand Designs Live Birmingham, where you'll find plenty more clever storage solutions. 

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