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Tips to Keep and Display All Your Children's Files

Many parents often feel confused to organize their children's files, especially if their children like to collect things and get some projects from their teacher everyday. Of course, children are sometimes careless, so they often let anything unorganized. That is why the organization task often becomes parents' responsibility.
Having kids gives a great feeling but it sometimes causes you a headache when looking at things spread to all over the parts of the rooms. Besides having toys, they also have other things like papers, photos, school projects, and more. Since you cannot predict when guests will come to your home, it is just not nice letting the guests see your messy home.

To organize large projects, you will need an area where you can permanently display them. Some projects are so big, such as a relief map of an area or a scale model of Vesuvius, making you find no space large enough to store them. In a response to this, you can consider making the photograph of them then scrap-booking a page in an album. Then, add some details about the project, pictures, and also the grade received.

To trick on limited space, using a filing cabinet will be a good idea. It is perfect to set up a filing cabinet for older children as they usually have more responsibility. Add some categories to divide the files, such as ones dedicated to the subjects of the school projects. Then, you can keep a section for notes or materials your kids are going to use for final exams.

For younger children, making your own creation of a Weekly Wall of Fame will be a good idea to keep their artwork and papers. To make it, you can use a bulletin board and put it in areas like room or study areas. In weekend, you can tack up some of the work that they bring home from school. In this case, you can sort the works to what needs to be filed. However, you should ensure that the photographs are displayed safely by laminating them before tacking them up on the bulletin board. Then, make sure that you have properly stored the photographs that are not going to be displayed.

Your children may often receive invitations or birthday cards and it is just so important to keep the cards until the happening day. To store the cards, you can keep them in storage you have prepared before and remember to keep only the important cards. The important cards here could be the ones that that really mean something special to you or your kids. Finally, you can give them something as a reward of their file organization. It makes you kids learn to organize their own files without your help as they will have more responsibility from doing a small thing.

By Roger Elliott

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