Organized and clean playroom with toys neatly put away.

As professional organizers, we’’ve seen it all – from mountains of toys to tangled cords and scattered crafts. But fear not, because, with the right strategies and products, we can turn that chaos into a haven of creativity and fun! If you’re ready to reclaim your playroom and create a space where imagination thrives, here are six playroom organization ideas to get you started.

1. Utilize Multi-Functional Storage Solutions

When it comes to playroom organization, versatile storage is key. Opt for storage bins, baskets, and cubbies that can hold a variety of toys, books, and art supplies. Products like the Elfa Kids Playroom Shelving or this ClosetMaid 6 Cube Storage Shelf are perfect for keeping things tidy while still allowing easy access to all the essentials. Want more recommendations? Here are some of our favorites!

2. Label Everything

Labeling is a game-changer in playroom organization. Not only does it help kids (and adults) quickly find what they need, but it also encourages them to clean up after themselves. Invest in a label maker like the Brother P-Touch or simply use colorful stickers and markers to make labels fun and engaging.

3. Create Zones for Different Activities

To maximize space and functionality, divide your playroom into zones based on different activities. Designate areas for reading, arts and crafts, building blocks, and imaginative play. Use rugs, bookshelves, and furniture to clearly define each zone, making it easier for kids to know where everything belongs.

4. Rotate Toys Regularly

One of the secrets to maintaining an organized playroom is to avoid overwhelming kids with too many toys at once. Consider implementing a toy rotation system, where you periodically switch out toys to keep things fresh and exciting. Products like this Kids’ Toy Storage Organizer with 12 plastic bins make it easy to rotate toys while keeping them organized.

5. Maximize Vertical Space

Don’t forget to look up when organizing your playroom! Vertical storage solutions such as wall-mounted shelves or over-the-door organizers can help you make the most of limited floor space. Consider putting books and or stuffed animals on shelves. Here are our favorite shelves for your playroom.

6. Utilize a Memory Box

Keeping artwork, and different childhood keepsakes can create clutter. That’s why we created Our Kid’s Memory Box! It has folders from Kindergarten up to 12th grade & beyond. They are very cute, so you can store them in the playroom, or any room in your home. Click here to get a Kid’s Memory Box!

In conclusion, playroom organization doesn’t have to be overwhelming. By implementing these six ideas and investing in the right products, you can create a space where kids can learn, play, and explore to their heart’s content. Say goodbye to clutter and hello to a playroom that sparks joy and creativity! Need professional organizing help? You can book a consultation with us here. For more organizing tips, follow us on Instagram.


If you want more playroom inspiration, see what we used to create this stellar organization system for our client here.