Back to school season is just around the corner and it doesn’t have to be complicated or chaotic. These days, kids need so many more supplies than before. But it is possible to have a stress-free school year with some good organization.
Check out these incredible back to school organization ideas for inspiration!
Box Tops Reminder Magnets – Keep this ongoing project moving all year long with cute, easy, reminder magnets for your fridge and freezer.
DIY Homework Stations – If you have a spare room to designate a homework station, the better. Use large cork boards for the kids to display their work and charts.
First Day Of School Signs – Be sure to capture the moment with grade year signs. Now you’ll never how to guess which year is from which picture.
Star Wars R2-D2 Pencil Holder – Get crafty and make fun pencil holders for homework time.
Chalkboard Back To School Clipboard– Keep a “to do” list handy and in plain sight for reminders each day. Make it colorful and fun for kids to use daily.
Back To School Clothing Swap – Put together an informal event with friends and family before school starts. What a great way to get “new” clothes for your kids without spending money.
Lazy Susan Homework Caddy – Easily build a durable and cost friendly place for pencils, crayons, scissors, etc. to keep supplies in one area.
Magnetic Locker Pencil Holder – Your kid will always have a pencil or pen handy with this adorable holder that hangs right inside their locker.
Paper Clutter Organization – Keep school papers off kitchen tables and counters by hanging up magazine rack Make it easy access for your kids to reach and put their papers and artwork.
Library Book Basket – Never search for a library book again by creating its own basket on your bookshelves at home.
Bullet Journaling 101 – Create your own journal just for the school year and all the important events that happen throughout the year.
Clothespin Word Note Clips – What a cute and crafty way to use clothespins! Such a fun way to keep school papers and forms that need to be signed all together.
Days of the Week Closet Organizers – Use this great hack to keep your kids school outfits organized and ready to go each morning.
Back To School Command Center – Make a place in your home “Grand Central” for everything school supplies. This is a bigger project, but with really big results.
School Paperwork Storage – File boxes and binders can help create excellent storage for everyone’s papers, projects, and keepsakes.
Easy School Planning Wall – Using colorful Post-It notes you can arrange your kids classes and assignments all on one wall. Get your kids to help design their daily school schedule so that everyone stays organized.
Fold Down Desk – This convenient, fold down desk is a sure way to keep clutter to a minimum. And it’s a great way to keep supplies together, yet out of sight.
DIY Desk Ideas – Everyone can have an organized desk space with these clever DIY desk decluttering ideas.
Organizing Student Usernames and Passwords – Create tech card rings for each of your kids so that you always know where to find their sign-ons.
Printable Student Binder – You only need a few, handy supplies to create a binder for this school year. This is a fun project for kids to be imaginative and use their own style.
DIY Earbud Case – Personalize and give everyone their own case to keep earbuds in – pick a spot to store them and quit rummaging through drawers looking!
Backpack Checklist – When packing and unpacking the backpack each day, this checklist is super for kids and parents to make sure everything is in order.
DIY Snack Station – What a fun way to keep snacks organized and easy to access with this DIY project. Another great way to get creative!
5 Drawer Mini Sterilite Organizing – Using a plastic organizer, it’s easy to label it for a convenient place to store school supplies.
DIY School Supply Station – Here is another great DIY way to manage all those school supplies. The best way to declutter is to find a place for all the supplies that get used the most all year long.
I have found over the years that staying organized during the school year has helped me keep my sanity. I love all of these ideas to help keep an organized space for when the school year is in full swing. I would much rather spend less time cleaning up clutter and more time with my family enjoying the good stuff.