How to Create a Crafty Corner for Little Kids
Kindergartners and first graders work best in a setting that reminds them of their classroom, says Julie Morgenstern, the author of Organizing From the Inside Out. Divide the space into activity zones: reading, crafting, art display. Sprinkle in some punchy colors—or go bolder, with a whimsical two-tone wall—to boost energy and creativity.
How to Create a Homework Nook Your Kids Will Actually Want to Spend Time In
Starting in second grade, when homework often ramps up, a streamlined environment with clear, uncluttered surfaces makes it easier to buckle down and focus. Think quiet, neutral shades and unified storage sets (folders, boxes) for minimal distraction and maximum concentration.
10 Things to Toss From Your Family Command Center in the Next 10 Minutes
Want a quick and easy decluttering project to cross off your list? Transform this drop zone into a streamlined, orderly space by getting rid of (or cutting down on) the items listed below.
6 Foolproof Organization Tips Any College Student Can Handle
Whether moving into your freshman dorm or an apartment off campus, these tips will help maximize your square footage and keep your space neat throughout the semester.