Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Q&A: How to find places to store kids toys

Q. Finding enough room to store my kids' toys is making me want to turn into a little green martian. How do people manage this?

A. All parents learn something called toy tolerance. It's a special skill required of people that may have once wanted their home to look picture-perfect but decided to have children instead. All parents must find innovative storage solutions for toys. The real art of toy storage is not the myriad of solutions at places like Howards Storage World, Freedom, IKEA and even the Go-Lo or Reject Shop - it's more about creating storage your kids will actually use. It's no use buying a beautiful toy box if your child simply refuses to play with any of the toys at the bottom where they can't reach. Toy storage must be extremely functional - kids need to see which toys are where and be able to access them (and put them back) easily. See-through crates are perfect and you can pick them up for less than $10 at the Kmarts and discount shops of this world.

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1 comment:

  1. The visit was very useful for all of us. i suggest to everyone please visit this blog for some very useful information about kids toys stores.


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