Life Hacks for Your Kid’s Closet

Life Hacks for Kid Closet

Parents, whether new or experienced, rarely have extra time to organize the chaos that can overcome their child’s room closets. Discover some easy tips and tricks to help both kids and adults keep their closets clean and spiffy.

Helpful Hanging

You have many ways to hang a child’s belongings besides the standard closet rod. 

For a fun rainy day project, decorate a piece of construction paper, cardboard, or foam board, and hot glue ribbons to the back that dangle long ways down. You can then clip hair bows and accessories to the ribbons. Then, place the ribbon board on a door or wall.

Adhere Command hooks or clothespins to a door or wall space to hang backpacks, coats, hoodies, tutus, jewelry, scarves, and hats.

If you do not have enough hanging room in the actual closet, you can attach a rail or bar underneath a securely mounted floating shelf. A repurposed bookshelf can also be useful for a mini closet. Remove three or four shelves from the top section, and add a rail. Use the bottom shelves of the bookshelf for bins, shoe, or blanket storage, and paint it a fun color!

Extra Storage

Many of us feel like we never have enough storage space, and without ample storage, children’s rooms can get very overwhelming.

For additional storage, install floating shelves to closet backs for more space. Note that heavy objects will likely pull the shelf down, but these shelves are great for light toy bins, stuffed animals, hats, or hair accessories. They can also work well for folded baby onesies.

Plastic drawer bins are also a very useful tool. They are great for shoe storage, as each drawer can house each type of shoe (sandals in one drawer, sneakers in the next, and slippers in another). You can use them to prep clothes for the week. Label each drawer with a day of the week, and choose outfits for the week with your child. This will help them learn time management and days of the week.

Small bins come in handy as well. Use them to help sort and store like toys or belongings. Make sure your kid helps you so that they know where everything goes. Also, it will help them learn categorization and organization.

Install additional closet rods. You can add one underneath the bar already there, and you have instantly double your hanging space.

Something Special

If you happen to have a larger closet or the full closet is not in use, then you can utilize the space in a fun, new way. Create a reading nook or quiet time space by decorating the bottom half of a closet with lights, fluffy pillows, and a small shelf or bin of books.

You can add a desk, corkboard, and book bins to create a small study space for school-aged children.

Use the space to create a display case to show off trophies, cool artwork, or other achievements your kid is proud of.

You have so many options to utilize space in and around a closet for better storage and organization. Include your child as much as possible. This can be time you spend together, and your child can learn how to properly organize their own belongings. Let them have their own input on what they would like to do in their room, and let them choose what colors to use. Most of all, make sure you have fun with each other!

If you are interested in professional input on your closet design and help, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from and speaking with you soon.

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