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How to Store Lego: 11 Awesome Lego Storage Hacks Mums will Love

Everything about Lego is awesome. That is, everything other than, Lego storage.

If you’ve a child who’s Lego mad you may feel like you’re drowning in a rainbow sea of bricks. What’s the best way to store Lego? By set? By shape? By Size? Help!

Well mumma, stop dreaming of a Lego storage solution because we’ve found them.

We begin with easy Lego storage solutions but read write to the bottom for the best-of-the-best. Whether you’re looking for a simple hack or an off-the-chain Lego storage solution – we’ve got them all….

Lego Storage Draw String Bag

It’s simple and it’s practical. A draw string bag that keeps everything together when it’s not in play and allows for easy access and packing up when you’re done. When your kids are just starting Lego this is ideal. This is from Hip Kids but there’s also other examples on Etsy.

Lego Draw String Bag

The DIY Lego Storage Table

If you’d like to keep the Lego in just one place in the house a Lego table is the ideal way to centralise the play. This fabulous example of a make at home or DIY Lego storage table by KOJO Designs can be easily copied and uses simple, easy to access components you’ll find at Kmart and Ikea.

Kojo Designs DIY Lego Storage Table

Convert your Old Train Table to be a Lego Storage Table

Many homes have a train table and as the kids grow this space-hogging play piece can become obsolete. Well, don’t discard of your old train table yet, there’s plenty of hacks online for how to convert your own train table into a Lego play table. We love this one from A Pretty Cool Life.

Train table to Lego Table

Lego Storage that Looks Designer

If you’d like your Lego Storage to be as much decor as practical piece, Lego’s own branded offerings are a very cool choice. Not only are they great storage they have plenty of street cred for a Lego themed bedroom. There’s plenty of choice online and some even have built in draws like this one from Peters of Kensington.

Lego branded storage

Wall mounted Lego Storage

One of the most satisfying ways to store anything is to get it off the floor! This ingenious Lego storage idea is hacked by Simply Done blog. You can use this for inspiration sourcing the same trough tubs from Bunnings and then sorting to your desire by shape, colour or size. Not only are you freeing up some floor space but this streamlined solution looks nifty on any playroom wall!

Lego Storage Ideas

Here’s a work-bench theme space using the same style of storage on a track system – similar available at Bunnings.

Lego storage

And here’s an example where trough storage has been integrated into a table – perfect for little hands and also keeping all the pieces visible to the eye! Image via The Party Animal.

Lego Storage

Lego Storage Workbench Using Ikea

Using the Trofast System and Kallax Shelves this is a Lego lovers dream and will certainly grow with your child. We found it on Pinterest (original source not cited) but you can source all the hardware items at your local Ikea store.

How to store Lego

Lego Storage using a Builders Screw Station

Move over grown-up builders, the little builders of the world need screw stations too! Perfect for sorting and also able to be wall-mounted this allows you to really itemise all your little pieces. This idea from Love Grows Wild – click on through for her tutorial on how it was done!

Screw sorter for Lego

Under the bed Lego Storage Solutions

This is killer! Not only does it use your obsolete under-the-bed space but it’s got wheels to make it super practical. The Happy Housie built this one and you can find out how via the link.

Under bed lego storage

Lego Storage & Lego Table

This is a next-level Lego set up with an integrated play and storage solution in one. The combination might help to contain the mess in one spot – at worst it looks fabulous for your child’s room either way! Find out how the Handyman’s Daughter made it on her blog!

Lego Storage Ideas

Whatever Lego storage works for you one thing seems for sure in our research; whichever system you choose will need to grow with your child. Little Lego sets soon become enormous Lego collections so think about what will serve your needs long term.

Here’s to organised chaos – and never stepping on a flipping brick again!

And lastly, check out this guy who re-modelled his whole basement to store his 250,000 piece Lego collections. That’s #Legostoragegoals right there.

Want more Lego inspired content? What about a Lego themed birthday party? We just love Lego birthday ideas! Or some Lego build ideas perfect for Australia Day! Happy Building.

Victoria Louis

About the Author:

Mother-of-two. Tea lover. Lego Ninja. Expert in carpet Play Dough extraction. Victoria Louis is a 30-something writer based in Sydney, NSW. A former marketing manager who loves to laugh there’s no topic she won’t explore. Victoria is full of opinion, big on kindness and believes the day is always better with a dash of lipstick.

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