Encouraging creativity in young children is important, fun and messy. Deciding how to store your child’s craft supplies depends on several factors. Consider how much space you have to work with and. where you want the supplies stored. Decide if you have a place to leave them out and on display. Maybe you prefer to store them away and out of sight between projects. The types of mediums, amount of each and frequency of use are also important. Check out the provided list of interesting ways store your child’s craft supplies.
- Plastic Storage Bins
Great for loose art materials and supplies. Easy to stack, plastic bins are good in limited storage space. Easily see the supplies you need to grab for a specific project through the clear plastic. They make cleaning up a breeze and can quickly be stored away again until your child is struck with their next creative idea.
- Divided Storage Caddy
A storage caddy with multiple dividers is super handy. Helps keeps supplies of various types separate and organized. Find one with a handle and you can easily go from storage to work space in a snap.
- A Lazy Susan
Fill with the supplies needed for a particular project in tubs, buckets or jars on a Lazy Susan and place it in the middle of the table. Especially great for completing projects with multiple kids. Simply spin until the supplies you need are in front of you. This is an excellent way of keeping supplies organized, visible and accessible for others to use simultaneously.
- Art Carts
Purchase from a store or make your own using any type of cart you want. Keep all your child’s craft supplies organized, visual and accessible on a cart. Complete with wheels, this mobile art supply station can easily be rolled out, stationed anywhere for use during projects, then glide right back to be stored again.
- Tackle Box
Compact, portable and full dividers of various sizes make a tackle box excellent storage for art supplies. Especially helpful for anyone that needs to pack up and transport their craft supplies often.
- Crayon and Pencil Roll
Convenient for travel as well as at home. You can construct your own or purchase one already made. Keep pencils, crayons, colored pencils and thin markers together with this clever design. Roll out for use and roll up for storage or to transport with you.
- Hanging Shoe Organizer
Keeping supplies out of sight when not in use is hard when working with limited space for storage. Sound familiar? Then, a hanging shoe organizer may be the answer to your prayers. Consisting of several clear, deep pockets, ensures that your supplies will stay organized in groups. Bonus, it can be hung on the back of almost any door.