Clean Your Kid's Closet
Hello, Clean Closet!
Organizing your child's wardrobe doesn't have to be an all-day affair. Follow these simple steps to make over even the messiest closet in no time!
Kids can dress themselves when outfits are neatly placed in the Days of the Week Closet Organizer. $30; onestepahead.com
Create easy access to everyday clothes by installing a second rod that can simply be removed as your child grows.
Make use of the area above the lower bar by installing a 3-shelf organizer, then and add canvas shelf bins to keep clothes from falling out. Hanging organizers, $7; burlingtoncoatfactory.com and shelf bins, $7 each; landofnod.com
Store off-season or infrequently worn garments in labeled bins on the top shelf. Tag Kit $20, Orange Bin Set $8 for 2; stacksandstacks.com and Gingham Storage Bins $13 to $15 each; containerstore.com
Sort the Wash
Make separating laundry simple by tucking this portable Hamper Tote in the bottom of the closet. $42; organize.com
Store More Shoes
Get your kid's kicks off the floor and into these plastic stackable baskets. $6 each; containerstore.com
Grow-with-Me Hangers adjust to hold big and small kids' tops. $8 for 3; walmart.com
Access with Ease
A step stool, like Kidkraft's Step 'N Store, helps kids reach stuff off the top shelf. $30; toysrus.com
Originally published in the September 2011 issue of Parents magazine.