Are you stressed out thinking about the chaos that comes with back-to-school? Organization is key! Here are 30 ideas to for school organization at home that are sure to help – includes homework stations, backpack storage, and family commander centers!
“Mrs. Landry, I promise, I did my homework. I have no idea why it’s not in my backpack,” (said while pulling out a never-ending stream of white 8.5×11″ sheets of paper…).
If I had a dollar for every time I heard that during my teaching career, I could have quit long before I left to have my twins.
So many kids struggle with organization, and truth be told, it can be really hard to teach and enforce at home when, as a mom, you feel like you are just swimming in the chaos.
I’m a huge fan of systems and processes, and adding a few of school organization strategies to your home at the beginning of the year can be so beneficial to your child’s success during the school – and to your sanity.
Below are 3 ways you can begin to organize your child and your home to have it ready for the school year: homework stations, backpack zones, and family command centers.
Take a look at these ideas, get some inspiration, and see what is doable for your home. It’s not meant to put more pressure on you, but with just a little bit of pre-planning before the craziness of the school year starts, you and your child will be set up for a much smoother, less frustrating school year.
30 Lifesaver Back-to-School Organization Ideas for the Home
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School Organization for the Home: Homework Stations
School Organization for the Home: Backpack Storage
14| From Mom Trends
School Organization for the Home: Family Command Centers
24| From Hoarder
26| From Function Mania
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I am a sucker for a good organizational hack. There are so many ways you can really personalize these ideas and put them together in a way that fits your house and works for your family. As a teacher, I can vouch for the fact that school organization at home is essential for a child’s success. The more you can incorporate some organizational strategies at home, the better off your child will be.
I know parents and kids and teachers experience the beginning of the school year so differently, but having back-to-school organization systems in place make the transition easier for everyone!
Thought? Leave a comment – I’d love to hear them and chat!
If you think others could use these ideas, too, please pass it on! 🙂