Melissa & Doug Hinged Lid Wooden Toy Chest & Storage

Last updated: November 7, 2023

This toy chest and storage bin doubles as extra seating for kids weighing up to 81 pounds. It's constructed from a durable wood and comes in white, gray and blonde finishes. Inside, you'll find 45 cubic-feet of storage space for organizing everything from stuffed animals to Lego sets to sporting equipment.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This toy chest and storage is made with a safety-hinge to prevent children from accidentally shutting the lid on their fingers.

In our analysis of 11 expert reviews, the Melissa & Doug Hinged Lid Wooden Toy Chest & Storage placed 4th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Sturdy wooden toy chest: Our testing goes above and beyond the industry standard to ensure safety and durability. This toy chest received a weight rating of 81 pounds, which means it had to pass testing to hold three times that amount. Safety-hinged lid: Our toy chest for kids includes a safety-hinged lid that opens and closes easily. This design not only improves durability but also helps to protect children from injury. 4.5-cubic feet of easy storage: Melissa & doug wooden toy chests are designed to provide a handy organizational solution with their ample 4.5-cubic feet of storage space to tuck away all those toys and stuffed animals. Great gift for new parents: Our toy chest makes a great gift for new homeowners or soon-to-be parents. Add the Deluxe Wooden Multi-Activity Table as another storage solution and a space where kids can enjoy hands-on, screen-free play. The gold standard in childhood play: for more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that nbc news called “the gold standard in early childhood play.” 100 percent happiness guarantee: We design every toy to the highest quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts; if your child is not inspired, give us a call and we’ll make it right; our phone number is on every product.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Not only is it durable, but the lid of the toy box has a safety hinge so it doesn't slam shut or pinch little fingers.
Durable, safety-tested wood design, large single compartment, safety lid discourages unnecessary accidents

What reviewers didn't like

According to the instructions, it is not supposed to be used as a seat, so officially, no weight on top of the box is safe.
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