24 April 2007

Video drawers as art supply storage

Another winning organizing hack from hedra:

Those old video drawers you had before you started buying DVDs can be put to use as art supply drawers. They fit on deeper book shelves, they're just the right size for 8.5x11 paper, they're easy for kids to open, they're not too deep to fish in for crayons, and they can be picked up and moved to another area if the art activity requires it.

Also useful for smaller toys, and you can label the drawers with a label maker to help the kids learn to read/spell, too.

Related: Label maker as kid toy


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