If you have kids who love their stuffed animals, then I imagine just how much their rooms are in need of some effective stuffed animal storage ideas! You’ll love these amazing ideas I’m sharing today.
Stuffed animals – they’re the cute, fluffy favorite toy for so many kids. But us parents see stuffed animals and think about how much clutter they’ll add while taking up tons of space.
It started so innocently, didn’t it?
Your child wanted the stuffed penguin at the zoo. Then, they wanted one from a carnival, then a theme park, then people realized how much your little one loved animals so they gifted them out of the kindness of their hearts.
The next thing you know, your child’s bedroom is overrun with the little creatures!
Now you feel like all you can do is stand there, scratching your head wondering how on earth you’re going to contain this stuffed “mini zoo”.
Luckily this doesn’t have to be a permanent state – there’s help!
Top Stuffed Animal Storage Ideas for Maximum Organization
Other parents have walked this road before and have shared their favorite stuffed animal storage ideas. We have searched high and low for the most effective and creative stuffed animal storage ideas and created a list showing you the best of the best!
From DIY stuffed animal storage hammock to stuffed animal swings to a net for stuffed animals and more, check out these 17 brilliant ideas for storing those mounds of stuffed animals in cute and practical ways.
Stuffed Animal Swing | It’s Always Autumn
Your kids will reach that age (if they haven’t already) when they don’t play with their stuffed animals often but they’re still not quite ready to get rid of them. When that happens, this stuffed animal swing is perfect (and adorable!).
Stuffed Animal Chairs | Thread Riding Hood
Stuffed animal chairs are a genius way to keep the toys out of the way and make them useful at the same time. I never would have thought of doing this on my own! What kid wouldn’t love these?
If sewing isn’t your thing, here’s a stuffed animal chair from Amazon that looks pretty affordable and has great reviews.
Woven Baskets | The Honeybee
These woven baskets are so cute! I also love that they are down on the ground so that kiddos can pull them out independently to play and cuddle with as desired.
Stuffed Animal Zoo | The Keeper of the Cheerios
To keep toys from spreading out, let them go up. I can’t believe how cute (and creative) this DIY stuffed animal storage solution is!
Stuffed Animal Storage Toy Corrals | Shades of Blue Interiors
Build one of these toy corrals to attach to the end of your child’s bed. It’s so practical and keeps those stuffed animals nice and contained, yet still easy to reach when your kiddo needs to cuddle with one.
Wall-Mounted Buckets | Itsy Bits and Pieces
Wall-mounted buckets or baskets are an easy, practical solution to the toy problem.
Long Shelf Display | Jupin Family
A long shelf nearly the length of the room to perfect to keep and display stuffed animals on. This is another terrific solution if your child no longer plays with them but isn’t quite ready to part ways.
Shoe Organizer | Dabbling Momma
Hang a shoe organizer to store small stuffed animals behind the door. It’s cheap, simple, and the clear pockets make finding that favorite stuffie an easy task.
DIY Stuffed Animal Net | Lemon Squeezy Home
Make your own stuffed animal net if you’re feeling crafty. Even though it’s a simple DIY project, if being crafty isn’t your thing, you can buy a similar one here.
No-Sew Stuffed Animal Hammock | Shady Tree Diary
What to make a DIY stuffed animal hammock without sewing? Here’s a no-sew project made with tulle, ribbon, and command hooks.
Stuffed Animal Farm | The Keeper of the Cheerios
Earlier you saw an adorable stuffed animal zoo. Now, here’s a stuffed animal farm. I just adore how clever this idea is!
Wall Hanging Planters | Organize it Challenge
I love this idea as a way to provide hanging storage for stuffed animals and get them organized and off the floor! Plus, they are cute and paintable, so you can easily make them a part of any color scheme.
Hanging Basket | DIY Inspired
For kids with only a handful of stuffed toys, a hanging basket adds a cute touch since you can decorate it any way you want.
Quick and Simple Solution | Tiff Keetch
Does it get any easier than this? Simply hang up a common shoe organizer which is perfect for getting those unruly stuffed animals off the floor and organized…AND easy to find!
Hanging Closet Organizer | So Easy Being Green
The shoe organizer I mentioned above works best for smaller stuffed animals. This hanging closet organizer is genius as a stuffed animal holder because it can either hold lots of small animals, larger animals, or a combination of both!
Wire Laundry Hamper Stuffed Animal Storage | Pretty Prudent
I’m so glad I ran across this wire hamper trick. We bought some from Walmart several years ago but don’t love them for laundry. They’ll work much better for storing our son’s stuffed animals!
Toy Canopy | Homey Home Design
Isn’t this toy canopy a gorgeous option for a girl’s room? It looks so wispy and pretty. I also think it is 100% genius to use a bed canopy as toy storage!
Storage Ideas For Stuffed Animals – Final Thoughts
Now that you have stuffed animals in your life and in your home, you know it won’t be long before that little zoo starts taking over the entire house. It’s time to contain them immediately.
Whether you child’s bed is covered (like my son’s), their closet is full, or their room floor is completely cluttered, one of these stuffed animals storage solutions will calm the chaos and help restore some sanity back into your life!
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