Homework Bulletin Board

Each year when school begins, I have a need to reorganize. This year my first project was to come up with a system to keep track of my 3 school boys’ schedules. 

So after a little inspiration, this is what I did:
I customized three boards and hung them in my back entrance. Trying to keep track of 3 kiddo’s school papers & schedules can get quite overwhelming for me, so I decided maybe this would help me feel a little more organized.  

My boys each have scripture to memorize every week, so I write their verse on their own bulletin boards, that way they can see it daily. Any important weekly papers get attached to the magnet board. A Calendar helps me (and the boys) keep track of PE days, soccer days, days they have tests, etc. Under each board I hung some hooks for their backpacks.  

The 3 frames came from Craft Warehouse (on sale.)  I took the glass out of the frames underneath. I bought a couple of white erase board sheets (they are the peel-n-stick kind) also from Craft Warehouse, cut them down to size & attached it to the cardboard that was behind the glass. I did this to both of the bottom sections. I hot-glued buttons to plain magnets to make my magnets a little cuter.  

I created the calendar in Microsoft Publisher, printed them & clipped them onto my magnet clip. The letters on the clips I had,  painted them and hot-glued them on. The Backpack Hooks also came from Craft Warehouse.  I bought 3 square blocks of wood (you know the unstained pieces you can buy at Craft Warehouse) & some decorative hooks, attached them (I liked the blocks at a diamond shape), painted both the block & the hook & attached them to the wall.   
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this setup. It’s been working GREAT!

As much as I do LOVE this area, I have since updated it to work better for my family.  GO HERE to see the new area.


  1. Wow if I had kids I would totally copy this idea; however, I might still be able to copy this idea for my own life! :) I'm your newest follower! Hope you will link this up at SewWoodsy.blogspot.com!

  2. That is way too cute! That would make a fun Christmas gift as well.

    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Thank you for linking up to Sew Woodsy!


  4. 3 out of 4 of my kids are grown-up & gone ~ this would have worked out perfectly! They don't have children yet, but when they do I know what to make them when their kids start school!
    Excellent idea!
    P.S. I'm new to your blog & I'm hooked!

  5. Love this idea too! I'm a follower.

  6. This is a wonderful "command center" and I just wanted to let you know that I featured it in my post for today with a link back to your site. Here is the post ~ http://www.sasinteriors.net/2011/08/creating-a-central-command-center/

    Great idea and I'm your newest follower!

    Jenna, SAS Interiors

  7. Are you dry erase peel and stick sheets also magnetic??

  8. Love This! My youngest is starting kindergarten so now I have three in school so this would be perfect. LOVE IT!!

  9. Oh how nice and organized not only functional but beautiful as well. Thank you for sharing. Because as a mom of four being organized is important


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