Give kids (or even grown-up baseball fans) a fun place to hang their gear. This 40-inch-long Baseball Peg Rack is made of wood with a leather-wrapped...

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Give kids (or even grown-up baseball fans) a fun place to hang their gear. This 40-inch-long Baseball Peg Rack is made of wood with a leather-wrapped handle and five bronze hooks. $69. ww2.potterybarnkids.com


Pop-up basket

The Crunch Can from Umbra serves as a hamper, toy bin or carryall and folds flat when not in use. This butterfly pattern is available at the Container Store. $19.99. www.containerstore.com


Floor-saving tray

Protect your floors from a wet muddy mess by parking shoes in the Boot Tray from the Container Store. This 27 ¾-inch by 14-inch tray also can be used under plants and pet dishes. $6.99. www.containerstore.com

Double-duty bench

This beadboard-backed bench provides a place to change shoes plus storage space to stash toys, books and more. The hardwood bench is 36 inches wide and 19 inches high. The cushion is about 1 inch thick with a cover that can be zipped off for dry-cleaning. $149 for bench. $45 for cushion. www.landofnod.com

Compiled by Judy Averill, digs editor. Photos courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids, Container Store and Land of Nod. Please contact your preferred retailer to ensure that items are still available.