ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Let's Get Organized, Linky Party Coming August 18th!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Let's Get Organized, Linky Party Coming August 18th!

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Get Ready! On August 18th we're hosting a Let's Get Organized Party, in honor of the upcoming school year! We know many of you are setting up your learning spaces and brand new supplies always get us in the mood for organizing!

Let us know how you organize your:
  • Learning Materials and Curriculum
  • Toys, Puzzles, and Books
  • Craft Materials
  • Home and Holiday Decor
  • Kitchen Pantry and Cabinets
  • Linen Closet
  • Schedules
  • Shopping Lists
  • Meal Plans
  • Recipes
  • and anything else you've come up with!

If you've created a handy printable to help manage your life and stay on top of things be sure you link it up. Share your resources, talents, and ideas! Not a blogger? Send us a short description along with a photo and we'll include you too☺ We don't want anyone to be left out.

To get you in the mood for our upcoming party here are some fun things we've found to help you out!

Keeping Track of Things in the Kitchen:

Use these food expiration labels to help you keep track of when to pitch things and avoid upset tummies from eating things past their freshness date, thanks Issa Sarza!

We can't promise your dishes will taste better, but your meal plan will definitly be more stylish if you use this meal plan printable from Ollibird.

Make beautiful binder to hold all your magzine recipe clippings with printables from Prudent Baby. There are several cover and spine options to pick from.

We also really like the printable grocery list on Design*Sponge and the numerous organizational tools at The Project Girl. You'll need to scroll back through her archives to find them. Plus check out the chalkboard labels on Thifty Decor Chick, fabulous!

Help for Your Learning Materials:

These printable color coded labels from Yellow Mums could be used for a variety of things from organizing crayons to helping you make flash cards.
See how Flipflops and Applesauce organizes her family's art supplies.
We found this resource for book basket labels on Teacher Resources, and she also shares tips on how she organizes her classroom library.

Organize Your Home:

Turn thift store finds into ribbon storage, with Giver's Log. You can see how she outfits the rest of her wrapping station too.

Use these lables from A Brooklyn Limestone in Progress to keep track of paint from past projects.

There are a wide variety of labels for all over your house and several blank ones too at The Rubber Punkin. Don't forget to check out all her free printables for more fun stuff like a rewards system chart and sewing room specific labels.

If you're really into binders look at the Home Management Notebook on Organizing Your Way and the Daily Planner Page at Balancing Everything.

Get ready for YOUR turn! See you in two weeks, on August 18th!


  1. This post was listed as not being here when I clicked on it from Google Reader, but now it's back. So confused. That's happened a couple of times recently (just trying to let you know, not complaining).

    More incentive to get going on cleaning so I have something to share aside from a massive mess.

  2. Thanks for the links to all the printables, going to check them out now!