Clearly marked bins help kids cleanup after they are done with an activity, but repetition and follow through from parents is needed to establish the habit.
Children are naturally messy - scattering blocks throughout the room, tossing dress-up clothes up on the floor and tucking crayons everywhere except neatly in the box.
When it comes to cleaning up clutter they need a little guidance.
Being organized and picking up are skills that are taught, says Jennifer Strachan, professional organizer and owner of In It's Place Organizing in the Fox Valley. ...