Organizing kids’ artwork

I can’t bear to let go of the things my children create at school. They come home every day with projects and art, and I knew I needed to find a way to keep it all organized so it wouldn’t take over the house.
My first thought was to create a binder for each of my kids and add their work to it as it comes home. I realized quickly that their things are oddly shaped or too big for that option, so I moved along to something bigger. I bought these bins on Amazon and a pack of hanging file folders.

Kids' Artwork Bins

I labeled each hanging file with a year and gave each child a bin. I used my silhouette cameo to create labels for each bin.
Labels for Kids' Artwork
I keep them easily accessible so projects don’t take over my kitchen counter!
At the end of each year, I sort through the bins and keep the things that are most special to me (usually anything involving hand or footprints!) and take pictures of the rest. I upload them into shutterfly albums (by child and age) so that I can make photo books of their artwork later on.
How do you organize your child’s art?

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