Kitchen organization is crucial when you have a family. It can make your life easier and less chaotic when you have a system for things.
The ideas here are crazy smart, and just putting one or two of them into place in your own home can make you feel so much more organized. Plus, there are so many ways you can create a space that lets your kids be more responsible! What a great bonus.
20 Kitchen Organization Ideas for Families
Create Zones – Organize your kitchen into sections so everything you use for a particular job goes together like a baking zone and a coffee zone. via Clean Mama
Binders – Using a binder to organize it so smart and keeps everything in one place. Plan your meals, grocery lists, bill paying and just about everything else here.
Easy Breakfast Station – Make this simple cereal station so kids can get their own breakfast. Love it! via Love and Marriage
Family Command Center – Here is one of my favorite command centers with a place to keep backpacks, school papers and leave notes for one another. via Mom On Timeout
Fridge Bin Organization – Using bins to organize your refrigerator keeps everything neatly placed and easy to get to. via Four Generations One Roof
Hangable Kids Cups – Make sure your kids don’t dirty too many cups in a day with these hangable cups they can grab right from the side of the fridge. These are so cool!
Pantry Labels – Label everything in your pantry with these great free labels. There is almost every label you could think of here! via The Idea Room
Kid Dishes Drawer – Make it so that your kids can grab their own plates and bowls with this drawer just for them. It also helps them to be able to put away their own dishes. Love this. via The Kitchn
Family Charging Station – Make this charging station where all the electronic chargers can stay so you always know where they are and they don’t make a big wire mess. via Driven by Decor
Vinyl Fridge Placemats – Make these easy fridge mats to make them easier to clean up crumbs and messes. via Hometalk
Label It – Keep a handheld label maker on hand to quickly add labels to lunches and leftovers!
Snack Stashes – Perfect for after school snacking, keep a bin of approved snacks that kids can grab on their own.
Velcro Dish Towels – Keep kids (and in my case, our dog) from pulling the dish towel off the stove handle by using velcro it! So smart. via Martha Stewart
Coffee Creamer Containers – Those empty coffee creamer bottles make great storage for litte things like cereal and snacks. Reuse them! via Frugal Elegance
Shoe Boxes for Freezer Storage – Those plastic shoe boxes are perfect for organizing the freezer!
Use Top Shelves – You know those tiny top cabinets that never get used? Here is the perfect way to utilize them! via The Home I Have Made
Set It Up – This fun graphic shows you exactly how to set up your kitchen the right way to it is easier to manage. This is so smart! via The Kitchn
DIY Menu Board – Make this simple wipe clean board to write down the weeks meals so everyone knows what you’re having.
Under The Sink – This part of the kitchen, for me, is always a mess. Here is a beautiful and easy way to make it more functional. via I Heart Organizing
Wire Baskets – Use these pretty baskets to store dish towels and other things you want to get to quickly. via Golden Boys and Me