If there is a downside to loose parts, it’s mess. Loose parts are by nature unattached objects, and you need quite a few to offer ample opportunities for play. Several sessions of building, gathering, and role-playing can easily result in a disaster zone if objects are not put away. However, concealing loose parts via storage can also put them out of sight and out of mind. To ensure that kids will remember to play with them, the loose parts need to be visible and easily accessible.
Here are some cheap options for storing loose parts.