Essentials You Need to Get Your Kid’s Room Organized

Tackle the ever-growing mountain of stuff your kids have collected with smart pieces that corral the clutter and give you much-needed sanity.

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A Reader’s Delight

Experts say reading to your kids is one of the most important things you can do, but what they forget to mention is how to store all those books. A bookcase is an absolute necessity for keeping your little bibliophile organized. Open shelves with the book covers facing forward is perfect for little ones — a quick glance and they can find the book they want without pulling every single one off the shelf. Bonus: This bookcase offers additional storage underneath that's perfect for stashing baskets loaded with a few of their favorite toys. BUY IT: Pottery Barn Kids, $299

Disguise Those Dirty Clothes

Every parent knows that laundry multiplies overnight. Seriously, where does it come from?! Hide their dirty clothes away in this adorable owl hamper until you can muster the strength to do one more load. Plus, it doubles as a super cute decoration for any kid’s room. BUY IT: Land of Nod, $99 

Master the Quick Clean-Up

Handle bedtime clean-up and pre-company pick-up with ease. These totable tubs are more durable than typical cloth bins, and handles make them easy to carry from room to room to gather all the errant toys. Bins and baskets are without a doubt the most important tool in your tidy-house arsenal. BUY IT: Gardener's Supply, $16.95

Hide It All Away

Furnishings that do double duty will always serve you well. This storage bench is not only a comfy seat and provides hidden storage, but it also adds a whimsical touch. Easy-to-care-for fabric and the fanciful pattern makes it less likely to show stains and dirt — a necessity for kids' spaces. BUY IT: Land of Nod, $349 

Roll With It

As much as you may try to contain all kid clutter to the playroom or their bedrooms, it seems to invade all the spaces of your home. These industrial-style rolling bins are a great way to collect all the toys, stuffed animals and books, then roll everything back to its designated room. BUY IT: Restoration Hardware Baby & Child, $189 - $239

Hang It Up

A clear floor instantly makes a room look neater, which makes wall hangers a must-have for kids’ bedrooms and playrooms. Whether they need a place for their dress-up attire, jewelry and accessories or simply to keep their jackets off the floor, these big, chunky wall knobs add bright color (in 7 different hues) and most importantly, help kids remember to hang up their stuff. BUY IT: Land of Nod, $10

Display Their Artwork

Kids are natural artists. Cultivate their creativity while keeping the chaos under control with gallery rails to display their designs. These art rails have three magnetic sections that make it easy to switch out their work as often as they desire. BUY IT: Land of Nod, $29

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