Make one for each child and then add hanging folders that say "Pre-K through 12th grade" save things that come home during each school year (report cards, drawings, certificates, good grades, etc.)

The BEST way to organize and contain all those important papers and keepsakes in a small and orderly way! Kids Keepsakes Organization via A Bowl Full of Lemons

k-12 system for those "keepsakes"

Fill a bean bag cover with stuffed animals. | 33 Clever Ways To Organize All The Small Things

101 Cheap, Entertaining Child and Family Activities for the Summer and spring. MD and I will be doing these for sure! He's an outside baby just like his mom and dad.

Have your child's teacher sign the book "Oh The Places You'll Go" at the end of each school year and then give it to him or her at their graduation. Also makes a great baby shower gift!!

Write your child a letter each year and add some $ to the envelope. Then give your child all the envelopes for graduation. A keepsake and some cash!

Kids' Keepsake Boxes Categories: - Birthday Cards - Report Cards - Artwork - School Pictures - Toddler - Preschool - 1st – 12th Grades (1 file for each) - Academic Awards - Athletic Awards - Dance - Cheer - Sports - Theater - Misc Awards - Gymnastics

Use these balloons as ninjas to fight (or shoot w/nerf guns). How fun!

Crib mattress upcycled into reading nook.

Great idea for your own kids or as a baby gift--a file box that contains already-made hanging folders for a child's entire life until high school graduation! That way, all that's left to do is put important papers inside, and it makes a sweet and useful gift to give the child when he/she leaves home! I've made one for our child, and now I'm just impatient to find things to put in it!

How To Organize Kids Keepsakes by Grade : includes FREE printables

Great idea! Do this on the first day of school each year

Calming Jar- Tell the child that he/she needs a break and may return when everything has settled to the bottom of the jar.

Sugar for Breakfast: Children's Reward Charts {potty & behavior}

A beautiful back-to-school station to keep moms and kids organized and on track!

Back to School Interviews thru 12th Grade

Storing kids art work by year in mailing tubes.