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Friday, May 28, 2010

6 Keep it organized the mess and the fun - organizing kids craft supplies

Where is my glue? Where are my crayons? Who used all the scotch tape? are those familiar questions you hear from your children when they want to create and can't find their supplies?

Take a few minute and create an organized system for your child's craft supplies with one of our 6 keep it organized ideas and enjoy a summer of creative fun with no mad searches for misplaced items. This will also help your children to clean up their messes with ease.

6 Keep it organized - the mess and the fun

#1 Dollar store baskets with handles

Purchase simple and fun baskets at your local dollar store to organize your kids craft supplies in

#2 Shoe organizer

Purchase a hanging shoe organizer with lots of pockets to store your childs craft supplies in. You can then hang this over their bedroom or closet door or your office door for quick access and easy cleanup.

# 3 Jars

Use various sizes of jars to sort, store and organize your kids art supplies. You can then display these on a shelf for easy access.

# 4 Cleaning caddy

Use a household cleaning caddy to store and organize your child's craft supplies. They can easily tote this around the house as well as keep their things organized.

# 5 Big paint bucket with tool holder over it

Use a large empty and clean paint bucket along with a purchased tool holder that is designed to attach to paint buckets. You can find thees at your local hardware stores. You can then place the larger items such as paper into the center of the bucket and then store all the craft items such as crayons, scissors and glue in the outside pockets. This is a fun craft organization system for boys as well and is easily stored in a closet.

# 6 Small drawers

A simple desk top craft organizer is a set of plastic drawers. These come in a variety of sizes depending on the amount of supplies you want to organize and store.

# 7 Re-use able bag for recyclable items

Use a re-use able bag to collect the recyclable supplies in. Your kids can then create trash into treasures.

How do you organize your kids craft supplies?



Blogger Ticia said...

pencil boxes.
baby food jars.
and more pencil boxes
shoe boxes

May 28, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

We have ours in a large plastic storage bin, but I'm thinking that shoe organizer would be a better idea!

May 31, 2010 at 6:45 AM  

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