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These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

Skip the stress of staying organized this school year with these easy home organization ideas! With rushed mornings and busy afternoons full of activities, family dinners and a lot of homework, is your family ready to head back to school?

These seven back-to-school organization projects brought to you by the blogger community at Porch.com will make your summer-to-school transition a breeze!

1. Homework caddy

Perfect for doing homework at the kitchen table, this DIY lazy susan homework caddy will twist and turn in all directions making every supply easily accessible.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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2. Wall filing system

Keep your countertops clutter free by DIYing your own wall file folder organization system. Create a file for every need, such as sports and medical paperwork, emergency phone numbers and bills.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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3. Daily outfit organizer

Pick out an outfit for your kids for each day of the week with this DIY closet organizer. A hanging cubby with iron-on letters will speed up those busy mornings!

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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4. Command center

Keep everything and everyone on track with a family command center! You can DIY your own with files, a shopping list and a place to hang keys and store backpacks.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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5. Menu board and shopping list

Plan out your meals for the week to stay ahead on your family dinners with this DIY menu board. It can also double as a shopping list so you don't forget the sauce for spaghetti night.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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6. Creative homework corner

Give your kids a place where their creative juices can flow freely by making a creative corner or homework station. Whether it's for inspiration or tutoring, DIY a homework station area by filling it with supplies, art and decor.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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7. Library book basket

Library books can easily get lost in bookshelves, under beds or at the bottom of backpacks. Never worry about another late library book by making a designated (and labeled) library book basket.

These back-to-school organization projects make the summer-to-school transition a breeze

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How are you getting your home ready for the school year? Share your tips and tricks in the comments below!

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