The children’s study area is often filled with disorder very quickly. It is enough that the children arrive home after school so that the place is filled with pencils, notebooks and other objects. And when that happens you can’t find anything.
Fortunately, there are many ways to solve this problem. There are many ideas and objects that will help you better organize this area. And the best thing is that they can be manufactured at home, with very simple materials and a little creativity.
Next, we will see some craft ideas to organize the children’s study area and encourage them to make good use of their time.
Ideas to organize the study area
Recycled boxes to have everything in order
The boxes are the perfect solution to have everything in order. The idea is to recover some boxes of different sizes and recycle them to convert them into an extra storage space. They can be boxes of cardboard, tin, fiber or any other material.
The shapes can also be different since each one will be ideal for storing something. Square, round, rectangular, with or without lid boxes will be used to store folders, pencils, magazines and all kinds of work materials.
You can cover these boxes with beautiful papers of different colors and put together a corner of boxes to better organize the children’s study area. You can also add tapes, glued photos or paint them to make them more decorative.
A wall organizer
An organizer with pockets that can be hung on the wall is an excellent way to sort the children’s study area, especially if we don’t have much space.
To make this organizer you need a medium raft board, EVA rubber of any color, thread, a white cord, a sewing machine and glue.
The first thing to do is to cut eight rectangles of EVA rubber. Then the rectangles are sewn together with two by two, leaving one of the sides 26 cm free to form pockets. Glue (or silicone) is applied to secure the pockets to the wooden board.
Finally, two holes are made in the board with the help of a drill and pass the white cord through the holes. Just hang the board to the wall and voila. E n pockets can hold pencils, brushes, scissors and all kinds of materials.
Cans decorated to organize pencils
To organize the pencils you can use recycled cans. Simply wash them well and cover them with attractive fabrics and colored ribbons. They can stick to each other and even fix them to the wall. These cans will allow you to organize the pencils to find them quickly and they will be spectacular in the children’s study area.
Cereal boxes as separators
Cereal boxes can become excellent separators to place on the shelf. Inside you can put magazines, notebooks, and papers of all kinds, helping us to classify and keep the space tidy.
To turn cereal boxes into separators, simply cut them diagonally and cover them with colored paper. You can use wrapping paper or any other type of paper that is attractive and colorful. Ideally, use different colors and motifs to make the children’s study area look more cheerful.
Glass jars for small items
Glass jars can become containers for small desktop objects that are always lost. Clips, rubber bands, staples, etc. They will always be at hand and organized. Let’s not forget that a good organization means better use of large and small objects.
To recycle these jars the first thing to do is wash them very well with hot water. Then we can choose some plastic animals and stick them on the covers. Once the glue has dried well and the figures have been fixed well to the covers, we paint the covers and the animals with spray paint.
All these crafts are an excellent way to organize the children’s study area in a simple, different and also very cheap way. They also help us give new life to objects that would otherwise end up in the trash.