10 Best Baby Laundry Baskets In 2022

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best baby laundry baskets currently available. See my top picks and essentials for new baby checklist.

Our Top Pick

My personal preference are the animal hampers from 3 Sports because they are adorable, soft, easy to wipe clean, have two large good handles that fold down.

They are excellent value and receive fantastic reviews from parents and children.

10 Best Baby Laundry Baskets
10 Best Baby Laundry Baskets

There are so many beautiful laundry baskets to choose from.

In addition to storing laundry and helping to prevent mess and odours many can have other uses such as storing toys.

So here is my list of the the best baby laundry baskets.

Collapsible Elephant Baby Laundry Basket (Junnom)

This cute grey collapsible laundry basket features an elephant design on the front.

  • Made from polyester with EVC lining.
  • Large handles and weighs only 14oz so it’s light to carry around.
  • Parents love this bestselling laundry hamper saying it’s good quality and well made, very popular design with their little ones.
  • From 700 ratings this scores on average 4.7 out of 5. 78% of buyers gave it 5 stars.

Lion Laundry Hamper (3 Sports)

Adorable, small soft baby laundry basket available in a number of fun designs.

  • Made of polyester and polypropylene so it’s soft and super easy to wipe clean.
  • Two large handles fold down when not in use and this prevents dust or or whatever else getting in.
  • This is one of the best reviewed baskets available. From 2,541 ratings this scored an average of 4.5. 84% of parents gave this 5 out of 5.
  • Children love these baskets – just look at all the beautiful designs!

Waterproof Baby Laundry Basket (Sea Team)

This popular hamper is waterproof and available in a number of designs.

  • Made from natural material – 100% Ramie Cotton Fabric.
  • Only the inside is waterproof.
  • Collapsible design.
  • Large design, 19.7″H by 15.7″Dia. – with approximately 62.8L ample capacity.
  • From 2,442 ratings this scores an average of 4.6 out of 5.

Woven Laundry Basket (La Jolíe Muse)

This rope storage basket is made from 100% cotton rope.

  • Macrame tassels combine neutral white and beige color.
  • 2 comfortable handles, the woven basket doubles as home decoration and organiser for bathroom, bedroom and living room.
  • Skin-friendly softness.
  • 40 x 38 x 38 cm in size.
  • Very popular basket – from 1,259 ratings it receives an average of 4.5 out of 5. 73% of buyers give this 5 stars.

Large Nursery Basket With White Wooden Frame

100% cotton linen basket in a natural wood frame is available in many different designs.

  • Basket is foldable for space saving purposes.
  • Linen basket is machine washable.
  • Very simple to assemble.
  • Parents comment that this basket is a great size, looks good, lightweight and practical.
  • From 57 ratings this scores an average of 4.6 out of 5. 74% of buyers give this 5 stars.

Extra Large Collapsible Nursery Basket (Dokehom)

This is a very large, waterproof basket made with thickened cotton available in a range of colours and designs.

  • This XL model stands at 22″ tall and 16″ wide. It’s also available in smaller sizes – medium and large.
  • Made from extra thickened 100% Cotton with waterproof coating, the basket can stand its own very well.
  • Large strong leather handles.
  • Drawstring closure with locking to keep dust out.
  • Available in pink, blue strips, purple, blue star, navy blue and grey star.
  • Great reviews from this bestseller.
  • From 10,828 purchases this scores an average of 4.6 out of 5.
  • 78% of buyers give this 5 stars.

Large Collapsible Laundry Basket (Sea Team)

This #1 bestseller is good value for money and available in 39 different designs.

  • Laundry Hamper measures approximately 17.7 by 13.8 inches.
  • Holds 43 litres.
  • Outside canvas is durable plain-woven fabric.
  • Inside is Waterproof/breathable fabric.
  • Available in a larger size holding 63 litres.
  • From 4,579 ratings it scores 4.6 out of 5.

Plastic Collapsible Laundry Basket (SAMMART)

Flexible basket has many other uses including portable bathtub, storage container and a nursery basket.

  • Available in bright blue, grey, sky blue, pink and light purple.
  • Pops up when using and collapses flat to save space.
  • Comfort grip handles for easy carry.
  • Holds up to 24 litres.
  • Excellent reviews – from 909 ratings it scores an average of 4.6 out of 5. 74% of buyers give this 5 stars.

Felt Washing Laundry Basket Elephant (Znvmi)

Very cute, eco-friendly collapsible laundry basket.

  • Available in grey or black.
  • 100% Felt; soft, durable, sturdy, lightweight, wear-resistant and safe for children.
  • Good large size: 17.7”x9.1”x21”
  • Kids love this design – can also be used to store toys.
  • Not received lots of reviews but every one has been 5 stars.

Large Collapsible Laundry Basket (AXHOP)

Adorable, cotton, dustproof laundry baskets available in 6 beautiful designs.

  • Good sized – 13.8″(D) x 22″(H) / 35x35x55cm
  • Also perfect for story toys.
  • 100% Cotton and linen + EVA lining
  • Comes with a drawstring closure complete with locking to prevent dust and dirt from entering.
  • Buyers rate this basket highly. From 421 ratings it scores an average of 4.5 out of 5.
  • 73% of buyers give it 5 stars.
  • Available as Beige Hedgehog, Brown Koala, Grey Elephant, Pink Elephant, Pink Unicorn (pictured above) and pink whale.

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Top Tips When Buying A Laundry Basket For Your Children

Basket Size

Have a think about the most suitable size for your requirements.

How much space is there in the room it is going in?

You’ll also want to get one that is not too big or too small for the amount of laundry you’ll be using it for.

Simple To Clean

If you’ll be putting dirty clothes that may have food or drink on it then you may wish to get a waterproof one that is wipe clean. Or even one that is attached to a wooden frame that be thrown in the washing machine.

You don’t want a basket which has lots of detail that will make it tricky to get in and clean.

Some baskets are waterproof only on the outside and so you may want one that is waterproof inside too.


Depending how far the machine is away from their bedroom you may be lugging this basket around quite a bit.

Look for one that is lightweight and includes strong, comfortable handles.

Collapsing Baskets

If you’re short on space there are many baskets that will fold down to almost nothing and you can store them away when not in use.


Look out for baskets that are made from safe materials.

If you’re going for a large one, make sure it’s sturdy, you don’t want it falling over!

I hope this list of the best baby laundry basket was helpful.

If you think I left any out that should be included or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.


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