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Lockable/childproof storage for crafty stuff?

(7 Posts)
Tory79 Sat 27-Dec-14 11:11:29

I want to keep ds paints/play doh etc etc in his playroom, but don't want him to be able to get hold of it without me knowing!

Any storage recommendations that will keep it safe?

Fresh01 Sat 27-Dec-14 14:34:00

Ours are kept in a top cupboard in the kitchen. Only used at kitchen table when I'm around. Our playroom has carpet, kitchen is tiled. And 4 kids under 9 means it can't be easily accessible!!

PigletJohn Sat 27-Dec-14 19:11:00

you can get large toolboxes that can be fastened with a small padlock. Plastic ones would do until he learns to use a saw and jemmy. Screwfix, and sometimes Aldi, have them.

It is possible to drill a couple of holes in the bottom to screw it to the floor, or to the bottom of a wardrobe.

Sandthorn Sat 27-Dec-14 22:17:14

Bisley make lockable filing drawers and lockers in all kinds of lovely colours... Might be worth a look.

erin99 Sat 27-Dec-14 23:18:29

High shelf!

JsOtherHalf Mon 29-Dec-14 12:12:20

Small suitcase etc with combination travel padlock?

plipplops Mon 29-Dec-14 14:04:00

Mine always used to be in a kitchen cupboard with a child lock

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