I do my best to keep my teaching aids visible, accessible and organized. Want a sneak peek at some of my organizing tips?
Here are 5 easy storage solutions that I use in my piano studio:
- Mason jars - great for Teeny Tiny Flash Cards and game pieces. Forget the covers, just line up the jars on your bookshelf so you can easily see what you have.
- CD sleeves - I've got lots of paper and plastic CD sleeves that I just don't use anymore. But they are handy for organizing flashcards. I coil bind 5 or 6 sleeves so I can organize groups of flash cards by level.
- Cute Clothespins - I got my sweet owl clothespins at the dollar store and used double sided tape to adhere them to the shelf that sits next to my piano. This is where I keep the teaching aids that I use all the time, like Accidental Ewe. You can get the little plastic bags at the dollar store too.
- Drawer organizer - this dollar store drawer organizer happens to fit perfectly in my piano bench. Wow, that is so much better! I'll admit, my piano bench was a disaster! Great for storing things that are a little larger or oddly shaped like the practice caterpillars.
- Binder and page protectors - This is a good way to organize game boards and such. Anything that is printed on 8.5 x 11 goes in a page protector and into my binder. I can always find my Funny Farm and Leaping Ladybugs right here.