Here are 15 genius stuffed animal storage ideas that will help keep your house organized and your kids happy!
Stuffed animals are a cherished childhood possession for many kids, but they can also be a huge source of clutter.
If your child’s room is starting to look like a stuffed animal zoo, it’s time to consider some storage options.
One storage solution is to purchase baskets or bins specifically made for stuffed toys.
This way, your child can easily see which animals are available to play with and which ones need to stay put for a while.
Here’s a little video sneak preview of some of our favorite stuffy storage ideas you’ll see here today…
Another storage option is to use shelves or a shoe organizer. This is a great way to utilize vertical space and keep stuffed animals off the floor.
Shoe organizers are the perfect size for small stuffed animals.
For a more creative solution, you can try repurposing an old dresser by removing a few drawers and using them to store stuffed animals.
Whatever storage option you choose, make sure it is easily accessible for your child so they can still enjoy their favorite furry friends.
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Take a look at these ideas and see which one will work for your baby, toddler, or child…
15 Best Stuffed Animal Storage Ideas
Do your kids have a ton of stuffed animals? Are they scattered all around the house, taking up valuable space? Check out these 15 awesome stuffed animal storage ideas that will help you get them organized and off the floor!
The space under the bed in a child's room is often wasted space. This can be valuable for storing stuffed animals, especially if the storage unit is on wheels. Kids can easily pull it out to find their favorite plush toy and push it back when they are done.
Large Canvas Basket Storage for Stuffed Animals
An inexpensive way to store all those accumulated stuffed animals is to place them in oversized canvas bags. It makes clean-up easy for kids too.
Build a Tree Bookshelf for Toys
Learn how to make a unique tree bookshelf that is great for storage and also acts as a cool piece of art in the room.
Macrame Net Stuffed Animal Storage Bin
Kati from Houseful of Handmade shows us how to build a simple storage bin that uses macrame so you can see the animals!
DIY Stuffed Animal Storage in Fabric Cubes
These fabric storage cubes are simple and effective for storing kids' toys. You can customize the colors to match the bedroom decor and add them to bookshelves for easy access.
DIY Storage Ottoman for Stuffed Animals
Jane from Sustain my Craft Habit shares a creative storage idea using a DIY ottoman. Plus, it's a no-sew project! Use them as ottomans, or bean bags. Either way, it's a win! Don't have time to make one? Look for similar options on Etsy!
Hanging Door Organizer
One tip I always recommend when organizing is to go vertical whenever you can. It gets things off the floor and is perfect for small spaces. Check out how much stuff can be stored in a hanging closet organizer on the back (or front) of a door! It's a great way to maximize storage potential in a frequently underutilized space.
DIY Kids Bookshelf
Make use of a piece of furniture! A bookshelf is super versatile and it's not just for books! Kids can keep their favorite stuffies within easy reach on a shelf.
3 Easy Steps to Store Stuffed Animals
Look at this clever idea using hooks and a chain to hang stuffed animals from a wall or a ceiling. Love this idea! Exactly what I mean about going vertical.
Stuffed Animal Storage Zoo
Kids will get a kick out of this DIY farm with a place for their favorite plush toys in a cage area like a zoo! Grab some bungee cords and re-create this fun farm.
Storage for Kids Plush Toys
Create a storage bag that serves double duty! It can be used as a pouf for kids to sit on when they are reading or playing. And, it's filled with stuffed animals! How cool is that?
Pillowcase Stuffed Animal Storage DIY
All you need is a large embroidery hoop and a pillowcase to make a handy hanging organizer for toys.
Ikea Hack Zoo Stuffed Animal Storage
We all love a good Ikea hack and this one is genius! See how Medina from Grillo Designs used an Ikea Gorm shelf and inexpensive wood to make fun zoo storage for all the animals!
Stuffed Animal Zoo with Free Plans
Use the included free build plans to make unique storage for kids favorite furry friends.
Ikea Hack Mirrored Cabinet DIY
Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl shows us how to turn an old Ikea cabinet into a wall-mounted mirror locker with tons of space for stuffed animals.
Add casters to a wire laundry hamper or pretty wire or wicker baskets in minutes to create awesome rolling storage for the kids' bedrooms or playroom. We use ours for kitchen play toys, but they are super versatile, and would work perfectly for their stuffy collection, too!
Hopefully these stuffed animal storage solutions will help you corral all those fluffy mammals…and their mess. Buy some buckets, make a storage box, animal net or crate…or opt for the stuffed animal bean bag idea. No matter which option you choose, you’ll reclaim some floor space in your kids’ bedrooms!
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