Ever wonder how your child’s backpack goes from looking like it belongs in a museum exhibit on the first day of school, to looking like there was an explosion of school supplies, snacks and nick-knacks thrown together a few weeks later? Read on for 5 tips to help your child keep his backpack organized throughout the school year.
5 Tips to Keep Your Child’s Backpack Organized:
- Have a designated place for everything. Work out a system with your child at the beginning of the year (or whenever you realize that the current system is not working), and designate a spot for all materials. This may mean putting all writing utensils in a plastic box or a carrying case, having different colored folders or using a binder system. Make sure you have a place for the odds and ends too, such as scissors, rulers, and informational papers to bring home to mom and dad. Read more