Color-Code the Kids
Crates, containers, and closet organizers come in a rainbow of colors. If you have several kids, go shopping for storage supplies and let each child choose a color for herself. Even with just one kid, you can use colors to organize types of items: red bins for fire trucks, puzzles, and crayons; pink for Barbie dolls, swim fins, and dress-up clothes. Don‚Äôt forget desk organizers and hangers for the closets.