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Category Archives: Back to School

Organise school bags with a School Bag Nook

Many years ago after the twins started kindy I created our school bag nook.  I didn’t want to keep their school bags in their bedrooms and preferred to keep them off the floor.  Firstly it started with a few 3M hooks on the wall, then I personalised them a wooden letter for their name with […]

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Creating an organised Homework Nook

This post is sponsored by Howards Storage World Kids, papers, homework, pencils, books this is what we have to look forward to when the kids go back to school.  Both my girls have desks in their bedroom, but all my kids prefer to sit at the kitchen bench and do their homework together while I […]

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Keeping Back to School Supplies Organised

All the back to school items can get rather unorganised and out of control…. only if you let it.  I have a plan of attack right from the get go.  I start planning early, which gives me enough time to purchase everything I need and either spend a full day labelling and covering or an […]

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Printable – Back to School Countdown

We all love school holidays here, the sleep ins, lazy days and spending time together, but funnily enough my kids also look forward to going back to school  The twins will be in their last year of primary school this year and my youngest is in year 4.  I just don’t know where all that […]

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The Back to School Checklist – FREE DOWNLOAD

I know Christmas has only just finished, but if you have kids starting or returning back to school it is time to start thinking about the school supplies that you need to buy and label.  I have 3 kids and I always find that purchasing their school supplies, covering books and labelling everything takes quite […]

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Back to School Organising Series

I have great plans for you in 2014, however I’m going to treat the beginning of the year a little different.  Whilst I like to make goals, reassess and make changes to what wasn’t working for me last year, I don’t usually start this on the typical 1st day of the year.  For me my […]

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The i’m bored jar

All parents get it……. ‘Mum, I’m bored’.  I remember the days when I was a kid, TV wasn’t allowed on, electronics like iPads, xBox and Playstation didn’t exist.  I spent a lot of my time outdoors with neighbours. Try creating a jar filled with activities.  Write these activities onto notes for the kids to randomly pick […]

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Have I packed in my school bag charts

This is the last of my back to school posts, we are now thankfully back into our school routine.  I hope you have enjoyed all the posts and been able to adapt some of the ideas to suit your kids. My little Miss 8 is quite the perfectionist.  All my 3 kids cleaning styles are […]

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