Keeping your childs artwork, documents and awards is important. Let’s set up a school file box as your future self is going to THANK YOU for it!
A school file box is a great way to keep and organise all the important school paperwork and special mementos. Kids bring home so many things in the school year, from paperwork, artwork and special awards, so it essential and easier to have somewhere to store everything. The school file box system is one I implemented when my kids first started school. I always say your future self is going to thank yourself for taking the time to organise. Here I am 14 years later so grateful I took the time to do this.
With three kids I had a lot of things to file so each child had a file box of their own. Kids bring home so much and these boxes help you to choose the important pieces so you have everything organised.
Let’s create your kids a school years file box, ready for when they bring home art work, filled school books, certificates, photos and more.
1. GET A FILE BOX
Look for a box that is specially created to hold 15+ suspension files. We have this one pictured above at Organised HQ. It does not come with the files, I’ve detailed below where you can find them.
2. PERSONALISE THE BOX
You can personalise the School Years Memory Box by adding your child’s name to the front. You can purchase personalised name labels here. There are selections of fonts and colours for you to choose from too!
3. ADD SUSPENSION FILES
The School File Box does not come with suspension files. I bought and have added suspension files to the file box to seperate each category.
There are a few places you can buy suspension files from:
- Officeworks – these are the ones I use, Foolscap Suspension Files and they sell these suspension files as well for a great price.
- Kmart – suspension files however these are not as sturdy as the ones I use but great value for money.
- Big W – suspension files, however, I have not used these but they look similar to what I use, they appear sturdy, I really like the colour and they are a great price.