Organizing toddler's room is an ongoing challenge for most of the parents. As the children grow so will the clutter in the home grow along with them? The exact extent of de-cluttering or organizing of kid's room depends upon the age and nature of the kid. But whatever it may be a kid is a kid and expecting them to keep their room neat and tidy is not something which is really possible. But that doesn't mean that we can leave it as it will severely affect their attitude towards clutter.
Listed below are some of the tips which can help you in organizing your kid's room.
Many of the kids nowadays have excessive number of toys. These are gifted by friends, relative neighbors who visit our home. Every visit they make a toy or dress keep adding to the clutter. You need to really see is the kid playing with the toys. Kids really grow very fast and their taste and requirement changes very fast. Remove the toys which your kid is not playing any more. Some kids want to have everything and they simply spread it on the floor and they enjoy doing it. Hence, you should create a habit right from their childhood. You should remove excessive toys from their collections and keep it separately. You need to give these once in a while so that they feel some sort of novelty in their collections. Give them when the kid does something good, or if you want to encourage the kid to do something. It is quite difficult to do these kinds of things, but once done, this will motivate the kid and this by itself will become a habit. Kids when they grow are very creative. They generate lot of art work. They keep scribbling on whatever they see. Sometimes they draw on paper or books or on walls and fridges too. If some are really good, you can frame it and keep it for display in your home. This will inspire your kid and will make him proud, and will also make you proud when your friends visit your home and see these art works. At the close of each year, you need to check again to what extent they are required, keep the best art work with you and recycle the remaining. You can also think of an idea of a folio so that you do not miss any good collection. Keep few plastic containers to keep toys, and let it be of different colors. You can take photographs of the toys which need to go into the container, laminate them and paste it on the container; this will help your kid to know which toy to put in which container. It will be like a game but will also bring some sort of discipline in your kid.
It is not that easy to organize a room of a kid, but it only requires some extra bit of time and energy. Praise your kids when they try to do something good and develop them the habit of keeping their things clean. See to it that they enjoy organizing their room and this will bring an everlasting impact in their behavior.