Tired of stepping on those Lego blocks in the middle of the night? These Lego storage ideas will help you get them off the floor and organized so your kids can quickly find what they're looking for.
In most of these projects, Legos are organized by color but you can really organize them whichever way works best for you. There are also some ideas on how to store the Legos by block type, how to keep the instruction manuals all in one place, and even how to turn your Lego storage into a piece of functional art.
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This Lego storage solution also doubles as a Lego table. Plastic storage bins are used to store the Legos and also hold up the plywood tabletop. It's a simple DIY project that you'll have finished in a weekend. Use some free Lego labels to make sure everything stays neat.
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This Lego storage system shows you how to organize those fun kits that everyone loves. Instead of keeping them in those cardboard boxes, switch them to reusable plastic bins that will keep everything that came in the kit together. You can take the time to create labels like shown in the photo, or for a shortcut, cut out a photo from the original box or manual and stick it the front.
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An IKEA Torfast system comes to the rescue in this easy Lego storage project. All the blocks get organized by color and each drawer is labeled. Manuals and Minifigures then get their own cardboard bins. This would also be a great storage system to keep those free Lego magazines.
There's also a great idea for creating build buckets so the kids can keep their current project all in one place.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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There are lots of Lego storage ideas but one of the more cleverer ones is sorting the blocks in a pretty divided box like the tea box shown here. You could have several of these to store all the Legos or use just one to organize the blocks for a current project, like a small mini build.
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Get your Minifigures organized while creating a cool piece of artwork with these storage shelves. You'll build small shelves and then glue cut baseplates to each. After they're hung, you can attach all your Minifigures on them. It's a great way to display your collection and keep them all in one place.
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If you like to sew, these giant DIY fabric bins would be perfect for storing Legos. It doesn't really keep them sorted, but it's a great way to keep all the Legos in one place and out of the way until they're played with.
But, these smaller fabric bins may work better if you'd like to organize the Legos by color or type.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Here's another Lego storage idea that uses IKEA Trofast bins to organize the Lego blocks by color and type, and one bin is used to keep all those instruction manuals organized and close at hand. These labels are great for younger children, using colors and photos instead of words.
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This clever Lego storage idea also doubles as a fun DIY project. A formula container is used here but you could use any other similarly shaped container. Some yellow paint and a drawn-on face finish off the project. You could put a small collection of Legos in the container or create multiple containers in various colors to organize the block by color.
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Here's a Lego storage solution that keeps the Legos off the floor and onto the wall organized in inexpensive portable tool organizer. If you have a lot of Legos, you could even put several of these organizers up. They give you a lot of freedom on how you want to organize the blocks too, whether it's by color or type.