I also have the small pieces consigned to the loft and am unable to work out where they would fit. An alternative arrangement is to use the 2 curved backs as top and tail bases with the curves sticking up. This can be seen on a practical caravan U tube review at the following link. https://youtu. be/0wVDNCbKVPs Tried it once with 6 yr old grandson worked ok and saved carrying the large cushion.