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!
Home Organization: Kid's Clothing Storage
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.