Children are usually not very well organized when it comes to arranging their stuff. They need to learn to be organized and need their parent’s help and besides that the area available to them for keeping their things may not be so child friendly. Being smaller in height, they cannot reach the hanging rod available in the closet also the shelves of the cupboard are beyond their reach. Therefore, if you have small children in your house then your closet will normally remain disorganized.
In order to keep your closet neat and tidy, you need to provide some tools to your children so that they can reach the required place or they be given some suitable place where they can easily put their hands. Therefore if you want to design any closet which is suitable for your children, you need to consider following few tips.
- Usually the position of closet bar is at high position where a child can never reach and therefore they will either keep their clothes on the floor or on the bed. Parents have to take extra effort to keep the area organized. Therefore, to make things easy for your children, you can put extra closet bar at a height where your child can easily reach. In this way, you are teaching your child to remain organized about their clothes right from their childhood.
- It will be a good idea to use closet organizer. By visiting various stores in your town you can choose suitable organizer, which can be easily adjusted as per the height of your children.
- More Than Closets, you can also decide to buy few additional containers that can be placed at the bottom of the closet so that your child can keep his belongings in the containers. There are see through containers also available in the market, which are made of plastic material. Your child will easily able to see where he has kept his things so he will not mess up your closet by searching his belongings.
- Ask your child to reject those items which is no longer under his use. This way there will only those things present in the closet which are in regular use. Generally, there is a little resistance from your child to discard his old toys, therefore tell him that he will get new item only if he throws away his old unused items.
It will be good idea to involve your child in organizing his things right from their childhood so that they will grow into a responsible citizen.