40 Back to School Organization Ideas

Well, that time of year is right around the corner – back to school, that is.  I always feel like I need to try hard to organize myself and get into the routine after the lazy days of summer, and this year, with my daughter heading in third grade, I really wanted to get the year off to a good start.

back to school organization ideas

So I did what any  logical mom would do – I spent hours searching Pinterest and googling the best of the best when it comes to tips and tricks for Back to School Organization.  And since I learned so much, I’m sharing these little tidbits with you.  Hope you enjoy!

Back To School Organization Ideas:

Command Centers & Calendars

Back to School Station – The 36th Avenue

School Command Center – Simply Kierste

Back to School Organization Center – In His Grace

Organization Station – Bliss at Home

Upcycled Chalk Bulletin Board – Chase the Star


Kids Command Center – The Real Thing with the Coake Family

Clipboard Calendar – Use What You Use


Snack Station – Apartment Therapy

Magnetic Lunch Chart – Martha Stewart

Organizing School Lunches – Echoes of Laughter

School Lunch Station – Uncommon Designs

Back to School Lunch Organization – Crunchy Frugalista


Back to School Routines for Moms and Kids – Ask Anna

Morning and After School Routines – g*Rated

School Routines Checklist – Clean Mama Printables via The Idea Room

Back to School Dry Erase Boards – the 36th Avenue

Conquer Clothing Clutter – I Heart Organizing


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About Sarah

Sarah Desjardins is a mother of two girls, a wife, an elementary school teacher, and a self proclaimed glitter addict. Becoming Martha is a place for anyone who wants to make their domestic life more beautiful and creative. Sarah started Becoming Martha as a place to find bliss between the diapers and the dishes, and invites you to do the same.


  1. Thanks for featuring my school supply shoe organizer! This is a great round up. Have a wonderful week! xoxo – Laura

    • Thanks Laura! Aren’t shoe organizers the best thing ever? I swear every door in my house has one. I need to find an empty door now for school supplies :)

  2. Oh my… I am so inspired. Thanks so much for including us in this crazy helpful round-up!

    Take care,


    • Thanks so much Trish! I love your guys snack station… I’m in the process of reorganizing my cupboards so I can find a space for it!

  3. This is SUCH a great list! I need to implement about a dozen of these ideas!

  4. This round up is so amazing! I am excited to pin this post and share it! Thanks Sarah!

  5. Wow! This is quite a great list of back-to-school organizing ideas. So many great ideas. Thanks so much for including my Kids Command Center in the list.
    Have a great night.

  6. Hi:
    Where do you get the little supply caddies? The ones above that have the student’s names on. I am a teacher and would love to use those on the tables at school.

    • Hi Robyn,
      If you click on the link that corresponds to the image you were referring to, it will take you to that blog post and hopefully there will be more information there on where to purchase! Hope this helps!


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