Organizing Rainbow Looms and other Kids’ Toys

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

Rainbow Loom organization.

Whenever my kiddos start a new hobby or collecting a new toy, I immediately set out to “organize it.”

And I knew the Rainbow Looms would need organization!

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

I had on hand a craft box from a decade ago that I gave Abby to sort her looms in.

However, when tipped, the looms do mingle. And since the trend is to take the loom maker to school, I needed a better solution.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

A weekly pill container is perfect for looming on the bus or at school. Only one compartment is open at a time, so if they spill you have less to clean up. And since pill containers come in SO many sizes, you can decide how many looms in your collection need to be portable.

And as an added bonus, the looms fit easily in a backpack or mom’s purse.

More Toy Organization Ideas

I have been scouring the web and Pinterest for new toy organization ideas and you know what? There aren’t many. Almost all the storage solutions are variations on the good old toys in bins idea this these:

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

So, here are some of the toy organization ideas I still have around the house for my kids’ toys.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

These Littlest Pet Shops are in a make up bag. While decluttering your linen closet, you will often find small travel bags that are perfect to store collections of toys.

I really like this bag because you can see what toys are in each compartment without opening them all. Also, this bag lies nicely on a child’s lap in the car or on an airplane.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

I grabbed a few extra sets of these zipper pouches in the school supplies section last fall. I am using them to store my scrapbooking supplies. These are great for kids’ art supplies and small collections.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

Our son loves Legos. And, yes, I used to sort them. Talk about an effort in futility! Last Christmas we bought him a Lego night stand with 6 of these containers as drawers.

Honestly, Legos were everywhere in our house for years. Now that our son is a teenager, the majority of the Legos are put away and just a few bins remain in his room.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

Many boys these days have action figures that go with their video game of choice. We bought a little black backpack to tote his figures to his friends’ houses.

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

Ideas for Rainbow Loom organization at home and on the go, and other toy organization ideas too. | Organize 365

You can watch my Cincinnati, Fox 19 Toy Organization TV segment here.

What creative ways have you found to corral kids’ toys?

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