Here you will find Outdoor Toy Storage Ideas for decks, patios, porches, and other outdoor spaces. If you’re like me the constant clutter of outdoor toys drives you insane.
Do you leave the toys outdoors and deal with the mess? Do you bring them into a mudroom and have to lug them outside every time the kids want to play? Do you clutter up your shed if you’re even lucky enough to have an outdoor storage shed?
Well, none of those solutions work for me. I don’t want toys all over the place outside, I don’t want to lug them around every time we want to use them, and I certainly don’t want my husband to have to deal with them while getting out one of his grills or lawn mower from our small shed. It’s his domain and I’m not going to clutter it up with all of the kid’s stuff. We do keep the bikes in there though lol.
There are some solutions I’ve come up with for hiding toy clutter outside and I’ll share them all below. Some great ways to hide outdoor toys include sheds, deck boxes, fencing, and there are even some tent style bike sheds! There are some great outdoor toy storage ideas for a variety of sizes of toys, all that is left to do is choose your favorites.
Table Of Contents, For Your Convenience
Outdoor Deck Boxes
Great for outdoor toy storage and more!
Deck boxes are great for outdoor toy storage. In minutes you can make toy clutter disappear from sight. Toys will be protected by the elements and you can relax without having to look at tons of toys. Some deck boxes will even provide you with more seating which is helpful if you only have a small outdoor living space. Many outdoor storage boxes combine durability with style and will only make your space more beautiful and stylish.
Suncast DBW9200 Mocha Wicker Resin Deck Box, 99-GallonLifetime 60012 Extra Large Deck BoxSuncast DB5000 50-Gallon Deck BoxRubbermaid 5E39 Extra Large Deck Box with Seat, SandstoneSuncast DB8000B Deck Box with WheelsSuncast Deck Box, 127-Gallon
Outdoor Storage Benches
Provides outdoor storage for toys and seating!
Outdoor Storage Benches make great storage for outdoor toys and they provide seating in your outdoor space too! These look great on decks, patios, and porches. To make them more decorative and comfortable you can add an outdoor cushion for a pop of color. These benches handle the elements very well including both cold and heat. Because these provide seating and storage, they’re an excellent buy for the budget conscious.
Suncast ELEMENTS® Loveseat with Storage, JavaKeter Eden New All Weather Outdoor Patio Bench Deck Box Furniture 70 Gal, Brown / BrownSuncast PB6700 Patio Bench, Light TaupeSuncast SSW1200 Mocha Resin Wicker 22-Gallon Storage Seat
Tent Style Storage Shed & Portable Storage Sheds
Tent style sheds and portable storage sheds are cheaper options for toy and sports equipment storage. These are great for a budget or for renters who need a temporary options. These can be used in the yard next to your home, or can be used on a deck or patio depending on how it can be anchored. These are excellent for bikes and ride on toys for kids and adults.
Vertical Outdoor Storage Cabinets
Great vertical storage for toys!
These Outdoor Storage Cabinets are perfect for a variety of toys including pogo sticks, balls, small ride ons, jump ropes, skateboards, and small scooters. Just be sure to check the measurements carefully before buying. Also, don’t forget to utilize the vertical space with shelves and hooks. Vertical storage is great for small decks and yards, and for people who need only a small amount of storage. You can also store your rakes and other yard tools in these vertical sheds.
Rubbermaid Outdoor Vertical Storage Shed, Plastic, 17 cu. ft., 2 ft. x 2 ft., Olive/Sandstone (FG374901OLVSS)Keter 228430 High-Store Vertical Outdoor Resin Storage ShedRubbermaid Roughneck Plastic Small Outdoor Storage Shed, 53-Cubic Feet, FG5L1000SDONXSuncast BMS1500 Vertical Utility Shed
Outdoor Storage Sheds
Outdoor toy storage for large toys!
These Outdoor Storage Sheds are great for people who’s kids have a ton of outdoor toys or some large ones such as power wheels, bikes, and other large outdoor toys. These are also perfect if you need both toy storage and additional household storage. These storage sheds will last for years and provide you with storage for a variety of needs.
Keter Store-It-Out MIDI Outdoor Resin Horizontal Storage ShedKeter Manor Large 4 x 6 ft. Resin Outdoor Backyard Garden Storage ShedSuncast BMS7400 Cascade Blow Molded Resin Storage ShedSuncast BMS6810D Everett Storage Shed, 6 x 8′Lifetime 6446 Outdoor Storage Shed with Shutters, Windows, and Skylights, 8 by 15 FeetArrow WL86 Woodlake 8-Feet by 6-Feet Steel Storage Shed
Outdoor Privacy Screens
Just hide that toy mess!
Sometimes toys just won’t fit in anything. You know what I’m talking about. Water and sand tables, ride on toys, tricycles, over sized balls…it goes on and on and on. Most outdoor storage containers are designed for smaller items or garden tools, there aren’t many options other than storage sheds for bigger items that kids acquire and if a storage shed isn’t an option this may work for you. Well, this isn’t exactly a storage container, but it will get the bigger toys out of sight and let you beautify your outdoor space. It’s the perfect solution for parents who still want to have a social life and don’t always want the kid’s stuff out in the open.
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