What is the thing kids are mostly fond of? Yes, toys. Kids love playing with toys so much that, they sometimes forget to even eat. Even some kids like to sleep with their toys. For this reason, parents need to buy their kids a lot of toys. Which sometimes create a mess in your kids’ room?
Kids play with their toys and naturally forget to keep it in its place after playing. This mess of toys may irritate you. But you should not hide your kids’ toys. Toys have effects on the sound mental or psychological growth of your kiddo.
Why do kids like to play with toys?
Kids are very curious about their surroundings. They like to imagine. They like to know the environment around them. For this image, they use their toys. For example; let your kid saw an airplane in the sky and he wanted to fly. But obviously, this is not possible. So what he does, he takes his toy airplane and imagines to fly. Through these toys, kids learn a lot of things. Some toys like puzzles, Lego, and cubes directly affect their creativity.
How do you organize the toys?
Since kids just love to play with toys, there might be a whole lot of toys at your home. And these are not just in your kid’s room. Where your little one goes, takes its toys along with. This is tough to maintain all the toys by yourself. But there are some tips and tricks which will help you to store these toys very easily :
Involve your kiddo: While doing this job, take your kid along with you. From this, he will learn the importance of organizing things.
Create examples: You become organized by yourself. Keep your things organized and neat. Kids like to follow and imitate. They will repeat after you. In this way, they will be habituated to this organization.
Make routines: Make a fixed routine for them to restore all their toys. It could be once a week or twice a month as you like to do. On that fixed day, they have to organize all their toys to the right place.
Reward your kids: When they follow the routine, reward them with their favourite anything like chocolates or ice-creams. This will create the urge of doing work in them.
These were the ideas to make your task easier that is to create your child’s habit of organization. There are some room decorating or furniture ideas which will not only store the toys but also will prove your smart choice.
Toys’ storage ideas:
Smart ideas always make your life easier. We will here try to give you some ideas to organize your kids’ toys those will also make your life a lot easier:
Bath toys organizer: Kids love to play while bathing. So they have some toys in the bathroom. To store those toys, you can make some racks or shelves by yourself. All you need are some berry plastic crates, zip ties, and a curtain rod. Just tie these up and connect at the side of the tub.
The cheese ball Nerf bullet organizer: Who did not like ‘Nerf’ gunsat their childhood? Everybody did. Kids always love these toys so much. But these ‘Nerf gun’ bullets are spread over everywhere of your house. To store those, there is a simple idea. Just take a cheese ball plastic container and collect the bullets in that. Your kid will take those from that container.
Stack crates: You can use some old crates or boxes to stack up and lay them on their sides. This will play a double job. These will work as cubbies as well as you can store some more on the top of those boxes.
The leaning shelves: This shelf will bring a difference in your living room. These are the shelves with built-in boxes where you can store toys.
Mesh hangers: These hangers are best for lightweight toys like teddies or dolls. This will keep the toys off the ground and also uses less space.
Under-bed storage: When you have a smaller room, you have to use all space of it. Just customize a sliding drawer under the bed and keep toys there.
Use baskets: Baskets are very essential storage for any kind of stuff. Lightweight toys can be stored in a basket and hung from the wall. It looks beautiful also.
Cube containers for Lego: Legos are the most favourite toys of all children. It develops the creativity of your child. Kids also love these. To store these, you can select some plastic cubic containers.
Use a hanging flower basket: You may like gardening. If you do so, there is a familiar thing for you, that is the flower basket. You can use it as storage of your kids’ stuff animals. These are less heavy to hang from the ceiling.
Use tote bags: Tote bags are very useful as they can be hung from any hook. Keep the toys here and hang it from a reachable height for your child.
Pegboard: Pegboard can be a great storage idea for keeping the Nerf guns. You may also make shelves by using pegboard as they have multiple uses.
Matchbox car garage: Take two wooden slices and nail those to the wall. Easy place for the exhibition of your kid’s small matchbox cars.
Create a play table: A play table can be a great solution for toys organization problems. Customize some drawers and shelves also under the table. The drawers can contain toys, as well as the shelves, which are a good space to hold some containers of toys. Your kid can play with his toys on the table.
The ideas above are very easy to imply and also very effective. If you are having a headache how you will arrange your kid’s room, how you will store so many toys or how you will organize all these etc. just follow those ideas. You will no longer be in any trouble with toy organizing.