Guest Picks: 20 Fun Ways to Store Bath Toys
Keep bathroom clutter in check with kid-friendly containers, pouches and shelves for bath-time playthings
Kids are notorious for having tons of bath toys. The problem? They end up all over the tub or bathroom. All those toys need a storage option that allows them to dry easily to prevent mildew growth, and you need something large enough to hold plenty of toys. Eliminate the clutter with these cute and fun ways to store bath toys. — Maria from Bicultural Mama
This popular bath toy storage unit is a hit for many reasons. It's super cute (frog in water — perfect!) and is also a removable scoop that can easily pick up bath toys in the water. The holes drain water, and the feet have suction cups to grip the bathtub wall. It's also PVC and phthalate-free and does not contain BPA.
I love that this seat serves several purposes. It saves parents' knees and doubles as a step stool and storage bin.
The best part of this is that it's made with mildew-free mesh and neoprene, just like wetsuits. It stretches to hold many toys, even the oddly shaped ones, and uses suction cups to adhere to the bathtub wall. Did you notice that it's also very stylish?
I have this bath storage organizer, and I love that it rests at the end of the tub and is out of the way. My daughter can easily reach her toys and put them back. It's adjustable and vented at the bottom to promote quick drying.
Gulp! This pelican stores bath toys by "swallowing" them. The mesh storage pouch allows air to circulate and dry toys. With this well-thought-out design, kids can access toys from a safe, seated position. And when it's mom or dad's turn to shower, just turn the pouch around so that it's outside of the tub and out of the way.
Save space with this Brica toy basket. It conveniently fits into the corner of the tub and stays in place with suction cups. It has breathable mesh and hooks to hang a washcloth or small towel.
Though this folding crate from The Container Store is not marketed for bath toys, parents can easily use it to store them. It has plenty of holes to air out toys, and when the kids get older and no longer need it, parents can reuse the crate for their own general storage.
Sure, colanders are made for the kitchen, but why not use them to store and dry tub toys? There are plenty of holes to air out toys, and they're a cost-efficient storage option.
This fish toy organizer makes bath time fun for little ones. Store toys inside the quick-dry, roomy fish and attach it to the wall with its three suction cups.
This fishbowl bath sorter is both toy and storage unit. Kids can practice their fine motor skills by fitting the toys into the correct shapes on the fishbowl. It suctions onto the bath wall and can spin to empty out the toys.
This crocodile scoop is great because it's cute and because it has an adjustable clamp that will fit on the side of any tub. It's designed to allow air to flow through, and it's also fun to play with — just tap the crocodile on the head, and all the toys come out.
The Field of Daisies bathtub storage bag is super cute with its ladybugs and flowers. It's made out of durable plastic mesh and has one large pocket and four smaller pouch pockets for lots of storage.
This is a practical bath storage bin with a trap door that kids can open to let the toys pour out. Its design allows for plenty of airflow to dry toys and minimize mildew.
The Küster bath toy storage is super stylish and functional. Available in a variety of colors, it will scoop up toys and drain water from the bottom.
This toy hammock is great for either the bathroom or the bedroom. It's affordable, simple and functional.
This tub toy organizer is shaped like a seashell and fits over the edge of the tub. The lid keeps everything inside and flips open for easy access.
Oxo is known for its comfortable and functional products, and this Whale Pail is no exception. Use it to collect, rinse and store bath toys, and large ventilation holes will let the toys dry.
Kids will probably love seeing their toys displayed on this shower curtain. Parents will have to help kids get toys out of the higher pockets, but it's a nice way to keep toys out of the way — no more stepping on them when it's your turn.
This corner mesh organizer is roomy and saves space by fitting in the corner of the tub. It uses suction cups to adhere to the wall, and the mesh material allows toys to dry quickly.
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