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Back to School Organization Tips for Parents

Parents, get ready to take on the new school year with these back to school organization tips!     

Set up a reading corner 

Reading Corner with Space Tested Badge

Encouraging children to read can be challenging but you can make it easier by creating a fun, inviting reader corner! 

Find a quiet corner of the house and make it appealing for kids with comfy cushions to sit on and shelves filled with their favorite storybooks. Check out this post for inspiration! 

Make a homework station 

A dedicated homework area, away from the distractions of the rest of the house, is always a good idea. 

Put a desk in a quiet area of the house and stock it up with stationery (restricting the items on the desk to essentials only). Then use VELCRO® Brand HANGables® Removable Wall Fasteners to hang calendars, noticeboards and to-do lists on the wall (perfect for keeping track of deadlines!) 

Check out our whole post on how to set up a DIY homework station here!  

Make a family ‘mission control’ center

When the new school year is in full swing, many parents find it tricky to keep on top of who’s doing what and who needs to be where, when. If this is you, have a go at making a family ‘mission control’ center to keep track of everyone’s activities!  

Choose an empty wall space (ideally in the kitchen or hallway) and hang up calendars, noticeboards and to-do lists with   VELCRO® Brand HANGables® Removable Wall Fasteners. Check out this post for inspiration!  

Tag @VELCROBrand on Instagram if you have a go at any of these organization tips! Or stay on our blog for more back to school tips and ideas!  


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