Back to school is a fun time for both kids and parents. While it can be enjoyable to get all of the supplies and clothes, getting organized and back into your routine can prove to be a challenge.
One way to make your days (and evenings) better, is to get organized. We’ve rounded up some of the most brilliant back to school organizing ideas you’ll find anywhere!
BACK TO SCHOOL ORGANIZING IDEAS
Snack basket for simpler after school snacks. Fill Ziploc bags and find other snacks to have handy for after school. Makes them quick to grab when running to practice too!
Homework Nook with Supplies. All of the supplies they will need in a designated location in your home.
Keep school papers organized easily! Drop all of your papers into one box all year long and then, at the end of the year, sort them by year for each of your kids. 30 minutes and you’ll be DONE!
Homework Station – daily checklists, supplies and more all in one location.
Backpack Organization Center where the kids can hang their backpacks after school — and can find them every morning when it’s time to head to school!
School Routine Clock so your kids know when it is time to everything from homework to going to bed!
After School Schedule to remind your kids everything that they need to each night before they go to bed. What a simple way to teach them responsibility (printable form available at this same link).
Create a Homework Caddy to store supplies that you can set on the table for homework time – and put away when you are through!
School Lunch Guide with ideas you can use to create your own kids’ lunch! Even considers those kids who have allergies or sensory issues too!! Get a free printable you can use at home by clicking on this link.
Lazy Susan Homework Caddy that can remain on the kitchen table. That way, the kids can find their supplies when they are needed.
Paper Wall Caddy to organize school papers, bills and more — keeps them off of the kitchen counter.
Family Command Center to get your entire family organized. They will know where to find papers, notes and everything they need.
Lunch Bins so the kids can pack what they want for lunch (source: Facebook). Add a number to the front so the kids know how many of each they need to pack for school every day.