15 Best Stuffed Animal Storage Solution Ideas

Put those cuddly companions in their place, once and for all, with our favorite toy bins, baskets, bookshelves and hammocks.

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February 26, 2024

Stuffed animals have a sneaky way of multiplying overnight. One Jellycat or Slumberkins on your baby's bookshelf quickly turns into two, or the Squishmallows start to outnumber the actual pillows on your child's bed. Before long, you're scooping an entire fuzzy menagerie off the playroom floor.

Our advice? Show those cuddly creatures you mean business, and step up your storage solutions. Here are 15 toy bins, baskets, bookcases and hammocks that will keep the stuffed animals in check and limit them to just one corner of the house.


Full Disclosure: We totally squealed when we saw this toadstool storage basket. Give their woodland creatures (or fairy princess dolls) a home in this whimsical mushroom. The rattan bin is built around an iron frame, so it'll hold its shape for years to come, and it includes a lid for tucking toys out of sight at bedtime.

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A bean bag chair cover may not be the first thing you think of for stuffed animal storage, but it's actually an awesome way to both store those squeezable toys and fill your bean bag seat. HGTV editor and mom Chelsea Faulkner was able to fit 30+ of her son's stuffed animals in this cover for a pretty and practical storage solution.

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Some storage solutions never go out of style. Tuck their stuffed animals out of sight with this heirloom toy chest. The piece is crafted from quality wood and boasts 4.5 cubic feet of storage. Best of all? The lid is equipped with safety hinges, so you don't have to worry about any pinched fingers.


Featuring an adorable creature on the front, this toy chest is sturdy, yet safe for the littlest hands. The 100-percent polyester storage trunk is easy to wipe down for any "oops" moments and folds up to store when not in use. The bin is available in 16 different animal options, and a pull tab makes it easy for kids to open and close on their own.

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Give their monkeys, leopards, sloths, snakes and tree frogs a fitting place to hang with this stuffed animal storage hammock. The net is made from sturdy nylon and is capable of holding up to 25 pounds. The hammock also comes with screw hooks and anchors, so you can install it in any corner.


Brighten their walls and bring a little more order to their room with this hanging rainbow storage basket. The cloud-shaped compartment is just big enough for three or four stuffed animals and helps free up space on their changing table or dresser.

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Raising a Montessori baby? Try storing their stuffed animals in this double market bin. The simple, no-fuss unit sits low to the floor, so your child can easily see and independently access their toys. Meanwhile, the thin slanted front panel helps "hold" items in place for a toddler-friendly cleanup.

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If you're looking for storage with a little more subtlety, the Nella Waffle Weave Large Floor Bins are the perfect fit for any nursery or kid's room. The storage solution is available in five colors and three different sizes. Mix and match for various-sized stuffed animals or choose one that goes with the room's motif.


Sometimes there are so many stuffed animals that your house can feel like a zoo. That's where this wooden toy organizer comes in handy. It's open enough that kids can see all of their stuffed animals corralled into one place but big enough to store a large amount of them — a win-win for everyone.

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Keep the ocean or surf theme going with this mighty cute whale-shaped storage basket. The bin is crafted (fittingly enough) from water hyacinth and features playful details like a stream of water, a curved tail and a big grin. And in the whale's "stomach"? You'll find plenty of room for stuffed sea turtles, fish, shrimp and more.


Taming the playroom clutter just got so much easier. Clean up in a flash with this two-in-one activity table. The stools are designed to slide and nest under the tabletop, and each one has a built-in compartment for craft supplies, books and stuffed animals.

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If you're looking for stuffed animal storage that doesn't look like kid storage, then this end-of-the-bed storage bench is a great pick. The piece opens up to store just about anything, from stuffed animals to blankets to toys. It's a great piece of furniture to grow with them, especially when they want to hide their clutter when friends come over.

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Up the cuteness factor in their room with this adorable felt storage bin. It's the perfect place to put a small amount of toys and creatures and is ideal for little hands. The bin is great on a shelf or even in the corner of a playroom as it serves as cute decor on its own.

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This two-in-one toy box doubles as an art table, giving your kids extra incentive to put away their stuff before they embark on the next messy venture. It's a great pick for smaller spaces that may not have room for both an art station and extra storage. The combination solution is available in tan, gray, mint or pink.

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If your little one is always arranging tea parties, field trips or train rides for their stuffed animals, they might be better off with a rolling storage bin. This aqua tote is the perfect catchall, as it includes a deep bucket, pull handles and smooth-gliding wheels for navigating around furniture. When your kiddo is done with their latest adventure, you can snap on the lid and stack the bin in their closet.

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