The first thing I did was remove all of the games from the closet and place them on my bed.
The closet is now empty! A blank slate.
Then I started with one game, made sure I had all pieces and instructions. If not, and the game was not "play-able" due to missing pieces, the entire thing when into the trash! I did not have any games that my kids have outgrown yet, but if you find games you don't play, donate them. Make a trash pile and a donate pile.
If I had all the parts, I folded the board, used my label maker to title the game it belongs to on the back of the board, and placed it in the bottom drawer of my new storage container.
Then I took all of the game pieces and instructions, and put them in a plastic bag. I labeled the bag with a permanent marker with the name of the game, and placed the bag in the top drawer.
There were some game boards that were too large, and some games that had nice containers. I decided to keep those separate on the shelf in the closet.
Once I had everything labeled, I
Finally, I placed the new game central back in the closet. Now I have room for my spare sheets!
This mess is history!
Have you organized your games? What method did you use? I would love to see your photos. Tag me on Instagram (@googlinggoddess) of your organized games!