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10 Back To School Products for Your Home That Will Keep Your Family Organized

When you hear the words "back to school," it's easy to get stressed when you start thinking of all those rushed mornings and chaotic nights. That doesn't have to be the case. This school year, try these 10 back-to-school products that will help keep your family organized.

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Storage Cubbies

Storage cubbies are a great solution for back-to-school organization as they help your young students keep all of their things in one place. Whether you place cubbies in your mudroom, entryway or in your child’s bedroom, they are a great way to keep items organized and easy-to-find. Try these 15 mudroom organization ideas for your next weekend project.

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Magnetic Calendar

You’ll be a pro at back-to-school organization with this magnetic calendar. Place it where you can easily add appointments, practices schedules and online meetings to stay on track. Learn how to build a family message center right here if you would prefer a DIY project.

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Drawer Unit

You’ll need a place to store all those art supplies. This drawer unit from IKEA can work in a home office, study space or craft room. Organize school supplies at home with these tips.

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Insulated Lunch Box

Back to school preparation also means packing your child’s lunch each morning. This insulated lunch box will keep everything cool (or warm) until they’re ready to eat.

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Shoe Organizer

Say goodbye to shoes scattered all over the entryway with this shoe organizer. Use it to store your child’s school shoes, sports cleats, gym shoes and boots. Learn how to make a shoe rack with modern style.

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Laptop or Tablet Support

Whether your child is headed back to the classroom or taking part in distance learning, they will likely have online homework. Make sure your kids have the right technology for school and are comfortable when it’s time to get to work. This laptop support is comfortable and provides a solid base for computer work or reading. Build a laptop stand with just $10 in materials.

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Alarm Clock

No one will be late for class with this alarm clock. This smart alarm clock uses sunrise simulation to wake you up gradually and also works as a bedside light. It’ll make school more fun for teens who like to sleep through their alarms. Here are 12 ingenious bedroom furniture ideas you haven’t seen.

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Message Center

This message center will make the back-to-school chaos a bit easier to handle. Leave notes to family members, use it to write down the day’s meetings and appointments and even store mail and permission slips. It’s also a great piece of college dorm decor.

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Bag Organizer

Keep your kid’s school bag or backpack organized with this clever insert. It has pockets for a cell phone and tablet, planner, pens and even snacks. Keep your mudroom organized with these DIY lockers.

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Coat Shelf Rack

Say “so long” to stray coats and bags. Your kids can keep their school bags and jackets on the hooks so those back-to-school mornings are a little less chaotic. Make DIY coat hooks from old tools and hardware.

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Rachel Brougham
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