Whether it’s your baby’s first pacifier or your five-year-old’s kindergarten art project, there are just some things that you know you want to hang on to. Because your kids grow up so fast, you want to cherish every moment. You also want to rely on more than your memory though. Interacting with your child’s favorite stuffed animal or a funny sweater they used to wear can help those memories flood back.
We found the best memory boxes for you. There’s one for parents, so they remember to save some very important items in their haze of raising a newborn baby. They’ll want to display this stylish box in their homes. There’s another fun option that’s covered in fun typography. We also have a plain, sturdy memory box for parents who want something more simple. These boxes are all designed to last through the years. They can be stored under beds, in closets, on shelves and in basements. One of our options has a special label, so you’ll always know what went into the box. While another pick is collapsible and foldable. When this box isn’t in use, you can store it easily, without having it take up too much space.
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1. Baby Milestone Keepsake Storage Box
This adorable box is more than just a memory box. It’s meant to be displayed, as well as stored. It has nine handcrafted mini-boxes for you to store specific items. For example, there’s a drawer for your baby’s shoes once they outgrow them and your baby’s first pacifier. As your little one grows up, you can pull out this baby box to look back fondly at your child’s early days. You can pick the Elle Elephant box or Moon & Stars box (pictured).
2. Pioneer Photo Albums Photo Storage Box
Covered with dozens of uplifting words that evoke memories, this box is the perfect place to store tokens, ticket stubs, artwork and photos of family members. This PVC-free memory box can hold more than 1,000 4 in. by 6 in. photos. The front of the box has a metal holder, so you can label it. You won’t end up searching through dozens of boxes looking for a specific box with this smart label. This box even comes with dividers, so you can organize the box by year. There are 10 photo box styles to choose from.
3. HOONEX Linen Foldable Storage Bins
This large storage box can hold up to 24 liters of stuff, ranging from art projects, beloved baby blankets, old favorite toys and photos. Made out of eco-friendly linen and designed in a muted gray color, these boxes have double reinforced handles, so they won’t rip when you move them. The boxes collapse easily and have removable lids, so you can store them flat when they aren’t filled with your memories.