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.
Star Bright Blanket Box – a white painted storage box with a child-safe lid and cute star cut-out at the front. W70 × D43 × H45 cm. £125 from gltc.co.uk
Little Star Storage Stool – a white painted stool with a grey lid and large grey star motif. W30 × D30 × H30 cm. £50 from gltc.co.uk
Little Star Storage Bench – the full size, bench-style option. W60 × D30 × H30 cm. £90 from gltc.co.uk
Poppins Toy Chest – based on a traditional toy chest with a flip-top lid and grab handles but with a cushion seat and storage drawer. Available navy or gey with white stars or white with a multi-colour spot pattern cushion. W90 × D40 × H46 cm. £197 from gltc.co.uk
Noah’s Ark Toy Chest – a solid wood chest with child-friendly lift-up lid. The panelled sides are decorated with cute animal figures. W64 × D40 × H38 cm. £69 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. £69 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
Smiley Storage Box – a bright yellow chest with a smiley face cut-out on the front. W70 × D40 × H50 cm. £66.50 from vertbaudet.co.uk
Colour Blocks Storage Chest – a plain coloured chest with bright purple lid and graphics. W70 × D40 × H40 cm. £66.50 from vertbaudet.co.uk
Ladybird Orlando Fresh Kids Ottoman – a colourful option with a curved profile chest in silver white with a choice of brown, blue or pink front panels. W90 × D40 × H50 cm. £69 from very.co.uk
Disney Princess Toy Box – a pink character theme chest with carry handles and lift-off lid. W59 × D39 × H39 cm. £44.49 from very.co.uk
Spiderman Toy Box – a blue and red chest with large Spiderman graphics. W59 × D39 × H39 cm. £44.49 from very.co.uk
Toy Box Personalised Girls Jigsaw – a white-painted wooden toy box with personalised jigsaw-style graphics. W54 × D35 × H42 cm. £275 from notonthehighstreet.com
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
See also – these ottoman style toy boxes are another toy storage option and also double as a comfy bench seat…