We found all the best family organization stations out there!  It’s that time of year again, when schedules change – your family’s needs change – and you suddenly realize that you aren’t prepared.  With these family organization station ideas your life will be so much easier because you are now fully organized!

Ideas to get organized with these family organization stations

How To Get Organized with Family Organization Stations

Getting organized doesn’t have to be super hard or stressful, in fact, getting organized feels good and makes things run so much more smoothly. We put together a great list of organization stations to help you do just that!

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Organization Stations for the Family

1. Toy Room Organization

Toys are taking over the house!  If you have a hard time corralling all the gismos and treasures that your kids love, check out these tips on keeping toys organized.

2. DIY Trunk Organizer

Make a shelf with this nifty DIY organization tutorial to keep the back of your minivan organized and neat.

3. Homework Organizer

Who says you need to spend a lot on organization “tools” and fancy boxes?  Check out this Homemade homework station fashioned out of cereal boxes and cardboard tubes.

4. Wall Organizer

Keep track of your kids chores! A wall organizer is perfect to let kids know what chores they still have to do and which ones are finished

5. Morning Station

Getting ready station – cause sometimes instructions need to be obvious!  This is perfect.  Everything that your kids need to get ready, all in one place.

6. Bathroom Organization Ideas

Here are another 20 ways that you can organize your bathroom to make your home run more smoothly.

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Family Organization Ideas

7. Kitchen Storage Containers

Back to school can be so chaotic!  Make it easier with a lunch bin.  Your kids can go and grab the “ingredients” of their lunch and pack it themselves! Don’t forget to sneak in  a  page of  jokes for your kids to read over their meal!

8. Pantry Organization Ideas

It’s more than just lunches though, if you are like me evenings and meals are stressful due to the chaos in the pantry too – here are some easy ways to organize your pantry.

9. Menu Planning Tips

This is simply genius!  Have you ever menu planned and then wanted to switch the meals around at the last minute?  This is a brilliant meal organization system.  Use post-it notes for a more flexible “plan”.

10. Binder Organization System

Household binders are amazing!  They will help you organize in more ways than you could imagine.  Here is a binder method that can help your family.

11. Magnetic Cups For Fridge

Glue some magnets to the backs of cups and now you have a drink station.  Have your kids put the cups back on the fridge after they get their drinks.

12. Homemade Ice Packs With Sponges

Packing your kids lunch is a chore.  Here are some tips on how to organize and plan your kids lunches – including adding a frozen sponge to make after-lunch cleanup easier.

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Tips To Organize Your Home

13. Family Command Center

In your family’s “command center” don’t forget to feature your kids successes!  I love how this site has a clipboard for the individual papers and schedules of specific kids, but also a “feature” spot for each kiddo!

14. DIY Back To School Room Organization

Get your kids in the “mood” to work with the help of a School Organization Station.  All the things you could need to work are in one place!  All that is missing is a lego desk organizer!

15. School Wall

If you don’t have space for a nifty school “wall” or a desk area, you can still be organized for learning, transform a milk crate into a school station.

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Ways to Get Organized

16. The Homework Caddy

Who wants to be limited to doing homework in one place, one desk, one house?  Make the world, or at least your backyard your classroom with this wooden school caddy.

17. Car Trip Organization Ideas

If you are on the road a bunch with your kids, doing errands and going between destinations, think about putting together some  car pouches.  You can have one for homework, one for first aid, one with card games, etc.

18. Color Coding System

If your family schedule is as chaotic as ours, you will love this color coding system.  It makes it a breeze to see who and when!

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19. Decorating Ideas

If you do have the luxury of a lot of space, this idea is simply brilliant!  Make a giant calendar.  Everyone knows what the schedule is with just a glance.  {Home photo is from HGTV House Tours}

20. DIY Classroom Ideas

Classrooms, whether in the school or even at home, will benefit from this collection of organizing tips and tricks.

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21. Messenger Bag

Cause a tot on the go, needs her accessories and boredom prevention measures!  This kid-sized messenger bag is a great idea for the younger siblings who are stuck waiting in the bus line each afternoon.

22. Homework Zone

What a great “homework destination” zone.  Kids can see their schedule and tasks on the chalkboard and grab whatever rules they need to get their work done.

23. Pretend Station

Pretend Play station – check it out!  This play space is easy to fold for storage and can be anything and everything from a shop zone, to a grocery store!

Why Is It Important To Have A Family Organization Station?

A family organization station is a great way to keep family members organized and on a schedule. Give the whole family to-do lists, schedules, and great a family structure which in turn will make family life better.

And it’s a great way to make life easier. Keep everyone’s address, log in info in this family unit. Keep your meal planning in the station so everyone knows what is being had this week. Have a designated shopping lists. Have a calendar and never miss a birthday party or a family physician date or forget grocery lists. A shared calendar is a must.

Plus you’ll be able to keep up with daily schedules for work and school. No more last minute school events! And you can even have a bored for family chores.

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Which organization tips are you going to try? Do you have any organization tips? Let us know in the comment section below.

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