Getting kids of any age to put their toys away can be a true struggle, so take heart. Kids are living in-the-moment, and often don’t notice clutter ~ even though they function better with calm and order.
As parents, we get to help them learn to put things away, just like we help them learn to brush their teeth and tie their shoes.
In the long run, you are giving them a skill that will serve them well as adults. In the short term, you are gaining some of your sanity back.
Four important ideas in less than four minutes, let’s go!
This is #3 of a 3-part series on kids’ toys:
- PURGE: Fewer Toys = More Focus & Creativity — Practical Strategies
- ORGANIZE: Four B’s of Toy Organizing
- MAINTAIN: Going Crazy ’cause Kids Rarely Put Toys Away?