DealDash Springs Forward with Organizing Tips for Kids

If you have kids, you know how disorganized and messy your house can get. It’s important to teach your kids from the start that keeping the house clean and organized is everyone’s job, not just Mom’s!

As the last of winter’s chill gives way to the fresh promise of spring, there’s no better time to embrace the spirit of renewal with a family-wide home organization project. Spring cleaning isn’t just about decluttering; it’s a golden opportunity to teach your children valuable lessons about responsibility, teamwork, and the importance of a tidy space. Hereare some tips from DealDash on how you can turn organizing your home into an enjoyable and educational activity for the whole family.

Making Decluttering and Organizing Fun for Kids

The key to engaging children in any task is to make it fun and rewarding. Transform decluttering from a chore into a game with creative challenges that spark their interest. For instance, set up a decluttering race where each child has a bin or bag and a list of items to find that need to be organized or donated. Whoever completes their list first gets to pick the movie for family movie night. Alternatively, you can create a decluttering bingo card with spaces filled in with tasks like “sort through old toys” or “organize your bookshelf.” Completing a row could earn them a small reward. These games make the process of sorting through belongings an adventure, not a tedious task.

DIY Storage Solutions

Once you’ve sorted through the clutter, it’s time to organize what remains. This presents a perfect chance to get crafty with DIY storage solutions. Engage your kids in building or decorating storage boxes, bins, or organizers. Use fabric scraps, paint, stickers, or markers to personalize containers for toys, books, and other items. This not only makes the containers more visually appealing but also helps children take pride in their organizational efforts. They’re more likely to keep their items tidy if they’ve had a hand in creating the storage system.

A Guide to Donating and Recycling

Spring cleaning is also an excellent opportunity to teach your children about the importance of giving and recycling. Explain how donating items they no longer use can help other children and families. Involve them in the process of choosing which toys, books, and clothes to give away, and take them with you to drop off the donations. This can be a powerful lesson in empathy and community service. Similarly, discuss the importance of recycling and how certain items can be repurposed or recycled instead of thrown away. This instills a sense of environmental responsibility. Check out the Earth Day site for more tips on recycling.

DealDash Has the Items You Need for Organizing

Finally, if you are getting ready for a big organizing adventure with your kids, you will need some supplies. On DealDash, you will find lots of items that will help you clean and organize. From microfiber sponges to wet/dry vacuums, and even washer/dryer sets, you will find them all on DealDash. Organization-wise, check out the bins, baskets, and bookshelves available.

Thanks for Reading

Organizing your home for spring doesn’t have to be a task full of drudgery—it can be a fun, rewarding experience that brings the family together. By making decluttering fun, getting creative with DIY storage solutions, and teaching the values of donating and recycling, you’re not just tidying up your space. You’re also instilling valuable life lessons in your children, making memories, and setting the stage for a fresh, organized start to the season. So, grab those storage bins from DealDash, set the timer for your decluttering race, and let the springtime organization begin! Thanks so much for reading, and happy bidding everyone!

This sponsored DealDash blog article was written by Dawn E, a mother of 3 who loves DealDash. Dawn was compensated for writing this article. Check out Dawn and her cats on Instagram! This blog is written by real DealDash customers. The opinions and advice shared here represent our customers’ views and not those of the company.