They're colorful, cute ... and scattered everywhere! Are children's toys taking over shared space in your family room?
With tiny pieces and a tendency to stray, children's playthings can create instant clutter in multi-use spaces. How to calm the chaos caused by children's toys?
To tame the toy monster, try these ideas for routines and storage to make peace with children's toys, in today's New Year Cleaning Challenge assignment.
Assign each family member a color to keep life organized on the home front. Use permanent markers to color-code gym socks, shampoo bottles or plastic drinking glasses. Color-coded laundry baskets, file folders and organizers make it easy to sort toys, paperwork or clothing by family member.