Labor Day is the official end of summer, and then back to school season officially starts. Before you know it, our kids will be shoving everything into their backpacks and heading off to school…..or the kitchen table again. Which means now is the perfect time to get your home and life organized by using these Command Center ideas!
This means it’s time to make a plan. It’s not too late to get a little dose of organization back into your home before the busy back to school schedule hits and throws everything into chaos. My plan for getting organized this year is to start with a functional Command Center for my family.
I have been on the lookout for Command Center inspiration since the end of the school year, and I have found some great ideas! Here are some inspiring and fantastic Command Center ideas to help you organize papers, calendars, and everything you need!
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Do you have a spare closet or a nook in your home? Transform it into a functional DIY homework Command Center for your kids!
- Chalkboard Paint
- Two Wood Curtain Rods
- Four packs of Cork Tiles
- “S” Shower Hooks
- Two file Folder Boxes
- Six Tin Buckets
- Storage Baskets
This kitchen Command Center is an easy way to keep everything you need all in one place! This Command Center would work great for larger families, or for busy moms.
- Mail Slots
- Key Holder
- Shopping List
- Meal Plan
- Pen and Marker Storage
- Letter (for your last name)
As a busy working mom, it’s important to have a space where you can organize all of your and your family’s tasks! This Working Mom Command Center makes it easy for you to organize everything you need in one place!
Create a kid-friendly organization center for them to navigate their way through the day easily! This Command Center is an excellent option for younger kids and kids who want to be more independent.
If you are looking for a family Command Center with it all, this is a great option! This is an excellent solution for family’s looking for everything all in one place.
- Laminated monthly calendar
- Three-section unit w/ weekly calendar, corkboard, & shelves
- Dry erase markers
- Colorful file folders
- Clip push pins
- Flower magnets & push pins
- School excuse notepad
- Dry erase board cleaner & rag
- Framed Art
- Growth chart ruler
- Dry erase To-Do list
- Mail organizers
- Chore charts
- Cleaning checklist
If you are short on space, this kitchen Command Center is a great option! It only takes up the top half of your fridge, leaving you plenty of room for anything else you want on your fridge!
- Magnetic Dry Erase Board
- Grocery list
- Cleaning Calendar
- Magnetic Tins
- Writing Utensil Cup
- Clean Mama’s This and that Printable
If you are looking for a versatile family Command Center that can work for any family, this one is a great option! You can put this one together even if you’re on a tight budget!
- Centralized Family Calendar
- Individual Charts for Each Child
- Family Expectations
- Chore Chart
- Cleaning Schedule for the House
- This Week List
- Today List
- Writing Tools Supply Caddy
- Key Hook
- Bins to Keep Daily Materials
If you are looking for an easy Command Center to put near your door or to help you get clutter off of your countertops, this is a great option!
- Framed Pictures
- S Hooks
- Throw Pillows
- File Organizer
- Home sign
- Writing Utensil Cups
If you are on a tight budget, use these tips to create your own Dollar Store Command Center. If you can’t find these items at your local Dollar Tree, I’ll include some links below with Amazon’s options!
Printables and More Ideas for Your Command Center
You don’t need to spend any money to make these simple and easy printable chore charts! They’re so easy to print out, and you can add them to whatever command center idea you choose!
Once you have some ideas for putting together your own command center, it’s time to set it all up! These DIY Home Command Center Ideas are a great way to help you get started no matter which one you choose!
You don’t need to wait until back to school time to start creating a Command Center for your family! These ideas can certainly inspire you to begin organizing your life, so start now! Identify what your family’s needs are and get to creating a functional Command Center in your home! You won’t regret it!
Do you have a Command Center in your home? What things did you include?