The end of the school year is such a rush. Everything is winding down and it's a time for relaxation (hopefully) and fun! By being proactive you can make the beginning of the next school year less stressful for yourself by doing some organization. Here are some organizational tips to try with all those school ‘things.'
There are three main options for all of the school supplies, clothing, etc. that have accumulated over the course of the year. You can save the items for next year, throw out broken or damaged items, and sell/donate anything else.
What To Do With Clothing/Accessories
With summer being a HUGE yard sale season, you may be planning on having your own sale or stopping by some local ones to shop. Go through your child's clothing and see what you've got.
Once this is done you will be able to see what clothing you have for your children and what you may need to keep an eye out for. It can be hard to know exactly what size your children would need, but try to use your best guess.
What To Do With School Supplies
Did your children come home with their backpacks bursting with leftover supplies? Set aside some time to go through all the items that have managed to make it home. You'll be happy you did. This section has 4 main options because the term “school supplies” encompasses many things!
What next? Now that you have sorted through the school supplies you can bag up individual packets of markers, crayons, pens, pencils, etc. for each child. Place them in your children's backpacks so that you don't lose them before the next school year.
What to do with Backpacks
What to do with Books
Try some of these tips and see if you can make your life easier next fall as you prepare for the new school year! Are there any tips you would add to this list?