Newly-improved school supply storage

We have been searching for a more efficient way to store my oldest girl’s homework and school supplies. She will begin kindergarten this fall, but we work with her a lot during the evenings and we “homeschool” in the summer. Because we need two incomes, we cannot afford to homeschool during the school year, but we certainly can in the summer.

We had been storing her homeschool supplies in an Olaf tote bag:


I think you can probably see why it wasn’t working.

I loved the look of these homework stations, but I needed something that would be out of reach of her little sister.



I had seen a few homework caddies, so I decided to repurpose a plastic caddy I already had. It wasn’t working well for holding my cleaning supplies. I liked that it is plastic and will wipe off easily.


I selected a few items we need most often and popped them into the caddy.


All other school stuff was placed into a fabric bin and sat on her playroom shelf. We can just go to the bin and get what we need.


This is working so much better! We can find everything we need and we can put the caddy on top of the shelf, out of sister’s reach. We can also pick it up and carry it where ever we happen to be working.

How do you store your homework/school supplies?

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