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Posts from the category: Organising Kids

Getting Kids Organised: DIY Homework Caddy

DIY Homework Caddy for kids

This is Immy's first year of primary (elementary) school and therefore her first year of regular homework, and I must admit it has taken us a few weeks to find our stride when it comes to getting organised and getting it done each weeknight. We first had to find the best time of day for Immy to … [Read more...]

Lego Storage & Organisation Ideas

How to organize legos via Childhood 101

Immy recently asked to move our Lego collection into her bedroom as a way to help protect her creations from toddler-sized fingers. I knew we would have to find a simple-to-maintain system for playing with, organising and storing the Lego if I wanted to prevent it from taking over the whole room and … [Read more...]

Help for Heading Back to School from the Mums of Childhood 101

School readiness routines and tips via Childhood 101

The team here at Childhood 101 have written on topics related to starting school each year for the past five years so I thought I would put together some of the most popular back to school posts together into this handy guide. Personally, I am in complete denial about school going back but we have … [Read more...]

Organising Kids: Sorting and Storing Baby & Kids Clothes

Sorting and storing kids clothes

Since Immy was a baby wearing those adorable teeny, tiny onesies that she was too big for way too soon, I have used this  system for storing the clothes she grows out of in the hope that one day she would have a sibling to hand them down to. Its a simple system, certainly not rocket science but … [Read more...]

Organising Kids Stuff: Tips for Storing Artwork

Organising kids stuff_childrens artwork

When I recently shared on Facebook and Instagram that I was storing Immy's artwork from last year I received a number of questions about what I keep and how I recommend storing kid's artwork. With my first book, Time to Create, due for release in just a few months (you can see it available here on … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Get Organised for the First Day of School

10 ways to get organised for school

This post is by regular contributor Kate Fairlie of Picklebums. Every January for the past three years I have sworn I will be organised well before school starts... and every year I seem to take the whole of first term to find my feet and get my head around what’s needed. This year needs to be … [Read more...]

Creating a Baby Play Space

baby play area ideas

Part of my intention with our recent playroom declutter and re-organise was to create a baby play space for AJ. She is now six months old and has started moving around through a combination of rolling, pushing herself backwards and an awkward commando crawl forwards. My aim was to create an inviting … [Read more...]

Clearing the Kids Clutter: Printable Toy Tub Labels

toy labels page 1

When we started our pre-holiday sort and declutter of the toys, Immy and I decided it was time for some new labels for the tubs in the toy room. I am a big fan of organizing kids toys into individual baskets or tubs of like items rather than putting everything in one big toy box as a process to help … [Read more...]