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Back-To-School Organization Ideas

By Catherine |

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The Back-to-School madness is upon us. We always have the best intentions at the beginning of the year and I’m hoping that this season, all of these organization ideas will help me keep my cool as the school year progresses. We’re sharing some of our favorite ways to stay organized with this roundup up of Back-to-School organization hacks to get started on the right foot.

Back-to-School Organization: Clothes

Does anyone else have the “what t0 wear?” battle with their kids in the morning. These clothespins help combat that. I recently found these cute daily clothespins. My daughter and I are using them to “label” her clothes for the week in her closet.

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Organize the kids clothes with daily clothespins to help the mornings run smoother.

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You can also lay out their clothes with this hanging closet organizer from Parents.com

Back-to-School Organization: Routines

Whether you’re home with the kids after school or don’t get home until after work we’ve got two after school routine ideas to help you stay on track.


After school routine clock from Kids Activity Blog is a cute and visual representation of how your time after school is spent.

back to school printable

Create an easy dry erase board with this nighttime printable for kids.

Back-to-School Organization: Papers

Kids get tons and tons of papers when they’re in school. Get your paper clutter under control with these ways to organize.

Back-To-School-paper Org

Paper station from Simple Stylings.

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Organize their important papers with this system from I Heart Planners.

Back-To-School Organization: Homework Station

Homework can be a battle and kids need space and supplies to do their best work. We love this idea of a simple homework caddy that you can tuck away after homework is done.

simple homework caddy

This simple homework caddy from Clean Mama can be tucked away and pulled out each afternoon for homework.

Back-to-School Organization: Snacks

These snack ideas take a little prep work but we think they are worth it.

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Pre-bag after school snacks like they do at Studio 5

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Or use this shoe organizer to group together food as seen here.

Back-to-School Organization: Calendar

clothespin schedule color coded family calendar

Create a clothespin schedule or if you have a big space you can make this color coded wall calendar.

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Catherine is an Air Force wife enjoying the sunshine and warm weather of Arizona after 4 years of living in Germany. She loves being a mom to her 2 kids - a 6 year old little girl and 1 year old baby boy. She's always on the hunt for unique and creative finds for her littles. She loves taking photographs and documenting her family's adventures on her blog No Wooden Spoons.

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