Organizing A Kids Room
Organizing a kids room can seem like a big, huge, overwhelming project,
Well, let's make it much easier.
First of all, the biggest
in any household typically has nothing to do
The real issue usually has to do with how much stuff
you've actually got.
If you have a lot of
stuff, it's going to be much, much, much harder to organize it in the
first place, much less keep it looking neat and tidy.
And organizing a kids room? It's even MORE important to clear out the
1. Clear out
everything that isn't your child's stuff.
Yep, that's right.
2. Have a
laundry hamper that is designed for kids.
Take out all the stuff and clutter you've been storing in their bedroom or closet
or under their bed. You know, like the extra towels that matched
the bathroom you had three houses ago and the ice cream maker
that doesn't fit anywhere else.
Organizing a kids room doesn't mean filling it up with your
stuff...that just makes the job that much harder.
Let your child have his or her own space.
Dirty clothes all over the
floor immediately make a kid's room look messy, right?
3. Clear out
outdated or unused toys.
So make it easy for her to use a hamper. Choose one that is fun (in the
shape on an animal, or with a basketball hoop) so they will actually
want to use it.
4. Set up a
closet that actually works for your
Toys have a sneaky way of
multiplying overnight, don't they?
You'll want to regularly give the toys a good clear-out (see organizing
) to get started.
And check here for more specifics on how to organize
When you have the right
tools, you automatically help make the job that
Your child's closet is a great example. Check out lots of practical
ways to organize your childs