by Karen Bates
(last updated June 2, 2020)
A child's room has the potential of being the most disorganized place in the house. Sometimes you are lucky if you can get your child to pick toys up off the floor at all, let alone put them away in any kind of organized fashion.
Many children simply throw toys in one big toy box, or will maybe push things under the bed or into the closet where they won't be seen. Unfortunately, these storage methods present problems. Over time, things tend to get cluttered and it can be difficult to find specific toys. Items can get lost in the depths of a toy box or closet, and if toys are not organized it can take a long time to find a specific toy.
Although children might not love organization as much as adults do, you can still set up a system of organization for your child's toys that is easy enough for him or her to implement and continue. If you are looking for some ideas, consider these organization tips:
Make sure that your child knows that toys need to be cleaned up after each use. Putting toys away can become a game when you have an organized system set up, and your child may even start to enjoy clean-up time as he or she races to place toys in the correct bin or cubby.
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