If your laundry room is next to your entryway, consider a combination laundry room/mudroom. We can help design the perfect space for individualized sections for school supplies, equipment and outerwear.
Put up a message board to leave reminders and sweet messages for each other.
Consider using hooks to make grabbing coats and backpacks easy. Small cubbies are ideal for stowing shoes or small pieces of equipment that would otherwise be dropped all over the floor.
Both low-level and high-level cubbyholes can work well. Also, consider fabric, wire or wicker baskets that fit into the cubbyholes to hides the mess.