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7 Ideas to organize and decorate the kids playroom

A kids playroom is a great way to keep the children entertained and give them a designated space to play in and to call their own. It can also be a great way to keep your living space more organized and tidy. But if your playroom is cluttered and unorganized, it can be a source of stress rather than fun.

If you’re thinking of creating a playroom or just want some ideas on how to organize and decorate your existing one, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll share seven budget-friendly ideas to help you organize and decorate your kids playroom.

1. Have a major clear out

To start with, get rid of any toys that are broken or no longer played with. This will help reduce the clutter in the room and make it easier to find the toys that are actually used. You can either donate them or put them in storage for a future garage sale. Then, you can nail the storage.

2. Organize the space

When it comes to getting organized, you’ll want to bring in some shelves like reclaimed scaffold boards to store things. By making use of wall space by hanging up baskets or shelves, you can store toys that are not frequently used or that need to be out of reach of small children. You could also invest in a toy chest or ottoman for storing things like balls, puzzles, and stuffed animals.

3. Turn to storage bins

Between toys, games, art supplies, and clothes, kids have a lot of stuff. Having a place for everything can help keep the playroom organized and tidy. Storage bins come in all shapes and sizes and can be labeled so kids know where everything goes. Just be sure to label everything! This will save you so much time and frustration in the long run.

4. Make it fun and inviting

Next, why not use wall decals, posters, or even paint to create a fun and inviting space that your kids will love spending time in? If you have the budget for it, you could even hire a professional muralist to paint something really special on one of the walls. You could also get a rug. Not only will a rug add some color and coziness to the room, but it will also provide a soft place for kids to play on the floor. Rugs with alphabet or number patterns can also be used as learning tools. Just make sure the rug is machine-washable in case of spills or accidents.

The kids playroom doesn’t just have to be fun for them – sometimes a bit of fun for you helps as well!

We have even got some alphabet printable posters that you might like to use on the site?

5. Incorporate learning tools

Speaking of learning—it doesn’t have to be boring! There are tons of fun ways to incorporate educational elements into the playroom décor. Wall charts, flash cards, puzzles, and even globe lights can double as decoration and as learning tools. Not only that, but electronic learning toys you have can also be stored in the playroom.

6. Set up a reading nook

A comfortable place for kids to read or look at books is a great addition to any playroom. A bean bag chair or small couch with some pillows and blankets would make a cozy spot for reading time. Then you can encourage your kids to spend some time each day reading in their new special spot. Why not check out some of our other reading resources too?

7. Keep it clean (most of the time)

It’s important to teach kids from an early age how to pick up after themselves and keep their things tidy. But that doesn’t mean the playroom has to be spotless all the time! Schedule regular cleaning times throughout the week so everyone knows when it’s time to put things away, and try not to stress too much about the occasional mess.

Bringing it all together!

A playroom is a great way not only to give your kids their own space, but to make your living area more tidy and organized. If you’re thinking of making one or just want some ideas on how to your existing one, these seven tips and tricks should get you started! With these seven budget-friendly ideas, you can easily organize and decorate your kids playroom without breaking the bank. Creating a fun and inviting space for your children will encourage them to spend more time playing and less time causing mischief around the house! What other ways do you keep your children’s playroom organized?

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Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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