Having the right back to school organization hacks will set you up for the entire year
Preparation is key to success, we all have heard, right?
Summer is well on its way, while we may not be thinking of back to school.
But – it’ll be here before you know it.
For those who are similar to me and want to get ahead of things.
Below, I bring you 12 Back to School Organization Hacks, And Ideas That’ll Save You This Year!
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Back To School Organization Ideas For Parents
1. Make a List & Stick To It
Once you’ve got a definitive list of supplies from the school, and you’ve done an inventory of the items you already have, you can make a list of what you need to purchase.
It is important when shopping for school supplies; you stick firmly to the list – even if your children ask for unessential extras.
2. Don’t Leave Shopping Until The Last Minute
We’re all guilty of it, but waiting until the last minute to purchase the essential school items can often result in you spending more than you have to.
Highly recommend when it comes to shopping for back-to-school items you give yourself plenty of time to search for the bargains – giving you the best chance to save the most money.
3. Pantry Organization For Easy Lunch Packing
4. After School Snacking Station
You can easily create an easy after-school snack station. Perfect for little ones to utilize when they get home and stocked with their favorite treats!
Pick up some fridge organizers that you could put on the middle shelf of the fridge and keep filled with snacks and water.
5. Packed School Lunch Ideas
Packed lunches help you to save them dollars each week.
You’re able to ensure your children have a healthy lunch which they’ll enjoy and will stimulate them and therefore enhance their learning.
Back to School Organizational Hacks
6. DIY Homework Stations
7. DIY Homework Caddy
8. Over The Door Shoe Storage
9. Learn to Plan
Fail to plan, plan to fail.
If you don’t give yourself a plan you’re setting yourself up for chaos. In my case – extreme anxiety.
Personally, I enjoy writing my plans and making lists.
It keeps me sane and ensures I never miss a deadline! I track my bills, and everything life-related in my planners.
I own several planners, including the picture you see below, and I can not recommend it enough.
I love their accessories too.
I also use the Happy Planner and tried the Living Well Planner. All are great choices to stay organized during the school year. Parents, teachers and students alike.
Get Into A Routine – Back-to-school Style
10. Organize Your Morning
Using a backpack & paper station get your day started right without looking for everything at the last minute. I find the best stations are those that incorporate a place to hang the backpack, a place for the school shoes, papers to be seen and papers to be signed.
11. Bathroom Routine
Make the morning routine easy to follow by using a bathroom caddy for each child using a storage container with clearly labeled tasks
12. Clothes Organization
Organizing the next days’ outfit also makes mornings easier. With a hanging closet organizer, you can put each day’s outfit onto a different shelf.
Back to school doesn’t have to be hard. These are some of the easiest to implement hacks that will have you starting off stress-free.
Staying organized is one of the best ways to make sure you get through the school year successfully. Student, parent and teachers alike.
There are plenty of ways to get organized but my most important tip to give is to be consistent.
What’s your best organization tip/hack? Let us know in the comments!