What I had needed them for was the kids' work and note books. They had all been in a giant heap on the bookcase and every time we changed subjects it took several frustrating minutes to locate the needed materials. Since we are learning in our formal dining room space is somewhat limited. We have one decent size bookcase there but with everything on it and in two 4 drawer carts we ran out of space and our dining/school table was under piles of papers and books. Conducive to learning? Noooooot....
On January 2nd I emptied the drawer carts, labeled them for each child, and moved things around and into two temporary crates. Each drawer was labeled. And you know what? Suddenly it was so easy to find books, workbooks and notebooks when we needed them. Ahhh, the joy!
Here are our four 4 drawer carts and labels
Missy (2 carts)
- Craft Supplies
- School Supplies
- Assorted Tools
- Reading & Writing
- Coloring Books/Craft Paper
Yeah me!!! I am excited about all the space and the fact that we can learn in a reasonably organized room.