10 Items to Create an Organized Classroom

Organization plays a huge support role in managing your classroom. Easy access to materials and an understanding of classroom flow can have a dramatic effect on student learning. Teachers need to consider special needs of students, room for themselves to walk around and monitor, and how to minimize disturbances during lessons.

Storage bins, carts, crates, and containers are all without a doubt handy in creating the perfect organized classroom environment.  Ready to make full use of your classroom space, but don’t know where to start? We’ve put together a list of items to help you create a fun and welcoming learning environment, right off the bat!

12 Bin Tilt Storage

The Tilt Bin uses our lock tight Jumbo Bins with bright colored handles and translucent tops for easy content identification. This is perfect for storing manipulatives or starting a Makerspace to encourage students to create.

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Classroom Keepers Paper Organizer

We love this paper organizer because it is cost affordable for our customers and allows for students to practice responsibility and organizational skills. Plus, it helps you know when you are running low on certain color papers.

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Storage Totes

This set of 6 Classroom Keepers® storage totes are perfect for stackable and portable storage containers. They have side handles and come in a variety of colors. Plus, they are made from recycled material! The ample inside dimensions of each box accommodate hanging files and file folders. We know a few teachers that prepare some lesson plans using these with all the materials needed for groups.

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Plastic Paper Trays

Brighten up your classroom with over 10 different colors of these awesome paper trays. They are perfect for storing notebooks, assignments, and even scrap paper.

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Art Cart with Storage

Small classroom space? Make learning mobile! The organization possibilities with this Art Cart are endless. There are drawers, shelves, and even areas for our paper trays mentioned above. Use it to store science and art supplies or since it locks, you could even store personal items inside.

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Storage Container with Lids

A storage classic! Stack these Storage Containers right on top of each other to save space. They are great for craft items, blocks, and manipulatives.

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Playhouse Hideaway Bookshelves

This is a customer favorite on our Pinterest page! With 3 units in 1, this “play hut” has a canopy, surrounding curtains, and comes with 2 bookshelves for ample storage. Teachers have used it for puppet shows, reading nooks, camping lessons, and even as a behavior management area to let children relax.

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Mobile Drawer Storage Cart

One of our best sellers, this 15-Drawer Storage Cart on wheels is a classroom hit with teachers and students. It is convenient, and very versatile. It can hold anything from arts and crafts projects to office supplies.

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Clear-View Storage Containers

These plastic containers come in a variety of sizes, which makes them great for keeping different items organized. The feedback from our customers is that they are high quality and they love the snap lid.

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Fold N’ Lock Mobile Storage

Store and secure items with ease!  Another great solution for a smaller classroom or reading area where you may need to share space throughout the day. Items that could be a distraction or need supervision are great to store in this cabinet.

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Which items do you think would work best for you to create an organized classroom? Leave us a comment below!

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4 thoughts on “10 Items to Create an Organized Classroom

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  2. Hello-

    My school district is looking for plastic tubs for our classrooms that measure approx. 12 x 13 x 4. The length and width are flexible, but we are set on 4 inches high. Do you have something along those lines?

    thank you so much!

    best regards-

    Ian Kastelic
    SMFCSD Science TOSA
    San Mateo CA

    • Hi Ian, thank you for contacting us! We do not have any plastic tubs that are exactly 4 inches high. We have one that is 3 inches high, and then several that are 5.5 inches high. Let me know if you have any other questions!

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