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Keep your kids organized $1 at a time with these great ideas from products found at Dollar Tree. Super simple and easy to do in just a few minutes, these organization hacks will help you not lose your mind!
Keep craft supplies organized in these $1 baskets that will keep everything categorized and easy to find. Check out the details at Welcome to Room 36. Now everyone knows the answer to the timeless question, “Wherrrre are the scisssors???”
No more toothbrushes laying all over the counter! Turn any plastic animal into a fun toothbrush holder for your kids. How cute would a unicorn be for a unicorn loving kid?
Found at P&G Everyday
Shower caddies are not just for the shower! As shown below, they make awesome food holders for movie nights. Keep one in the car for each kid, too- no more messes from fast food fries falling all over your seats! One Crazy Home
has all of the details!
Cardboard puzzle boxes almost always tear – use food storage containers as sturdy, stackable storage for kids’ puzzles. Cut the photo from the box top and tape it to the container for a visual aid. See Crafts All Over for more great ideas!
Make it easy for your kids to gather their stuff and transport it back to their rooms with these “crap baskets.” These baskets are $1 at Dollar Tree and have many great uses! Visit Mama With Ideas for details and, you guessed it, tons of ideas!
Of course teachers have THE BEST ideas for easy & inexpensive storage. Check out All 4 the Love of Teaching for this classroom trick that is a great way to use food storage containers to store card games.
The Budget Decorator shows us how to use dollar store “milk” crates to organize books and toys!
After school organization is always a tough one! Keep kids on track by turning a $1 picture frame into a checklist for after school. These can easily be stationed around the house to keep kids on track all day long: Morning Routine, Chores, Bedtime Routine, etc. The best part (after the $1 price tag!) is that you can easily swap out the lists as your kids’ needs change. Read all about this at Tips from a Typical Mom Blog.
Another use for milk crates – closet organization. Reality Daydream put these crates to great use by hanging them in the closet for socks, mittens, swimsuits, hair accessories, etc. You could also label them by the day and select outfits in advance for stress-free mornings!
Another good use of a shower caddy: Homework Caddy! No more “I didn’t do my homework because I couldn’t find a pencil…” excuses. Make one for each kid so they have what they need based on their grade level. Visit Simple Made Pretty for this and other awesome ideas!
Aren’t these great ideas? They are all so clever! I LOVE the dinosaur toothbrush holders! I need to make one for my nephew for when he visits. 🙂
Want more ideas? Take a look at our posts about cleaning tips- they will save you so much time!
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For more organization and decluttering ideas, visit our DIY for the Home: Cleaning & Organization Tips board on Pinterest. There are hundreds of ideas from other great bloggers!