November 16, 2023

20 Amazingly Clever ways to Organise your Car


Having kids is not the easiest solution to having a clean and organised car. Let’s face it, sometimes our car can look like a war zone! There’s car seats, snacks, toys and a myriad of endless things that make our precious vehicle…well not so precious! I’ve compiled a list of things that can help you put an end to all of that!

20 amazingly clever ways to organise your car

  1. Get a Car Rubbish Bag!

These are a great way to store any rubbish whilst you are travelling to keep it spotless. No more food scraps or empty packets on the floor!

Car Rubbish Bag

Or you can make your own using a plastic cereal container!

2. Ipad Holder/Kick Mat/Car Seat Organiser

If you’re kids are into iPads or Tablets, then a Kick Mat/Seat Organiser with a Tablet holder is perfect! Great for keeping dirty little feet of the backs of chairs too!

Car Seat Protectors with iPad Holder

3. A back seat Toy Organiser.

These are a great way to store all of those loose ends that kids like to travel with! It also keeps them close at hand so you’re not passing things whilst driving.


4. Car Seat Hanger

There’s no need for things to be sliding around your car. You can use a contraption like this to store umbrellas and bags.


5. Visor Tissue Holder

Store your tissues in a holder that can fit on your visor. You can even get adorable plush ones that the kids will love!

car sun visor

6. Car Clothes Carrier

Keep your clothes wrinkle free and transport multiple garments with a Car Clothes Carrier.  Great for toting school uniforms, dance costumes, sports clothes and more!


7. Organise your Glove Box with an Expander File

Store all of those important documents in one easy file!

Glove Box Organisation

Via Simplify 101

8. Side Seat Storage

Use your side seat for extra space with a Side Seat Storage Organiser! It’s not being used for anything else, so you may as well keep things off the floor!

Side Seat Storage

9. Use Shower Caddy’s to organise your trunk!

You can use inexpensive shower caddy’s to house just about anything! Perfect for draping over the back seats to store sunscreen, wipes, first aid kits, bug repellent, you name it!

car caddy

Via: The Castro Family

10. Use a Remote Holder Under your Child’s Car Seat for extra storage

You can run a remote holder like this under your child’s car seat and it will hold pencils, snacks, toys,, books and other bits & pieces kids like to take with them. It also helps to protect your seat too!

Remote Holder

Via: Ikea Hackers

11. Use an Auto Log

This is a great way  to keep track of auto maintenance and to keep track of everything required of your car!

Auto Log

Via: I Heart Organizing

12. Use an inexpensive Make up Bag to store paperwork and extra items

The bag will fit nicely into glove compartments or consoles or you could simply store it under the seat. You could use this for a first aid kit, make up or an entertainment pack for the kids.

Beauty Bag Organiser

Via: Pedals & Pumps

13. Use a Cup for a Tissue Holder 

You obviously want an unused cup for this, but what a genius idea! Just pop it in your cup holder and you’ll always have those ever required tissues at hand. No need for giant tissue boxes floating around the car.

Starbucks Cup Tissue Holder

Via: Infarrantly Creative

14. Use a Catch Caddy

You know how you are always losing things between the seats! Well fret no more! Thew cool Catch Caddy’s slot right in the crack between your seats so that never happens again.

Catch Caddy

15. Use Shower Caddy’s and attach them to the windows

This is an easy way for your kids to access their things on a road trip.

Shower Caddy

Via: Grey House Harbor

16. Have on the Go Travel Pouches

You can use simple clear zippered bags to pack everything for your travels. From first aid kids, activity packs to snack packs – you have everything at your fingertips ready to go!

Travel Pouches

Via: I Heart Organizing

17. DIY Car Book Storage

Kids love books no matter where they go. Make sure your car is organised and books have a special place of their own!

Car Travel Book Storage

Via: Kidsomania

18. Create your own Emergency Car Kit

When you’re a Mum, you never know what you’re going to need at any given time. So why not include an ‘Mum Emergency Kit’ in your car! You can add toothpaste, floss, hand sanitiser, panadol, tissues, cough drops, hair ties, breath mints and the list goes on!

Car Emergency Kit

Via: Orgjunkie

19. Get a ‘Driver Organiser’

Clip this little guy to your car and store your phone, sunnies and loose change!

Drive Organiser

Via: BHG

20. Get your ‘Flat Tire Situation’ in check

Be prepared for that terrible time when you get a flat. Make sure you have a jack, wrench, tire pump and anything else you think you’ll need and store them in your spare tre compartment.


Via: Ask Anna

We hope this had given you a few tips! Can you give us any? We’d love to hear about them in the comments below!

Jen x

If you want to become a Fellow Fun Mum Member & receive all of our fun craft, recipes & activities as well as special offers & promotions – click the button on our home page 🙂 

Oh, and why not pop over and ‘like’ us on Facebook OR perhaps Twitter is your thing. You can also find us on Pinterest & Instagram too!        
We also have some fun video tutorials for you to view on our YouTube Channel.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *