These days, there are thousands of different storage ideas for kid’s rooms but sometimes a traditional toy chest can be the best option.
Why? Because not all kid’s toys come in convenient shapes and sizes and it isn’t always easy to organise them neatly. So a big container that you can just chuck stuff in at the end of a busy day can have its advantages.
There are also lots of different designs available so it doesn’t matter how fussy your child or the range of your budget – there will be an option to suit you both.
Poppins Toy Chest – based on a traditional toy chest with a flip-top lid and grab handles but with a storage drawer. W90 × D40 × H46 cm. £155 from johnlewis.com
Four Friends Natural Wood Surround Toy Chest – another version of the award-winning Pintoy toy chest with cute smiley animal faces on each panel. W64 × D40 × H38 cm. £79.99 from amazon.co.uk
Tidlo Natural Jungle Toy Chest – a jungle animal version featuring a lion, elephant, giraffe and monkey panel. W64 × D40 × H38 cm. £83.99 from amazon.co.uk
Forest Friends Toy Chest – polished wooden chest with painted panels depicting cute forest animals. W64 × D40 × H38 cm. £70 from johnlewis.com
Smiley Storage Box – a bright yellow chest with a smiley face cut-out on the front. W70 × D40 × H50 cm. £67 from vertbaudet.co.uk
Colour Blocks Storage Chest – a plain coloured chest with bright purple lid and graphics. W70 × D40 × H40 cm. £67 from vertbaudet.co.uk
Spiderman Toy Box – a blue and red chest with large Spiderman graphics. W59 × D39 × H39 cm. £44.49 from very.co.uk
Flowers and Birds Toy Box by HelloHome – white toy chest with a pink lid and floral print pattern. W59 × D39 × H39 cm. £44.99 from very.co.uk
Dinosaurs Toy Box by HelloHome – white toy chest with blue lift-off lid, decorated with cute dinosaur figures. W59 × D39 × H39 cm. £44.99 from very.co.uk
Storage Chest, Sirius Theme – painted toy chest with 3 star cut-outs and child-friendly lid. Available in white, grey and pink. W68 × D43 × H43 cm. £61.50 from vertbaudet.co.uk
Toy Box Personalised Cars Design – a racing cars themed wooden toy box with child’s name and personalised message. W54 × D35 × H42 cm. £275 from notonthehighstreet.com