Could this be turned into a display for student work at school? Hang clipboards by those hooks that you can take off easily? Clipboards on the wall to display kids art. Could be really cute with scrapbook paper decoupaged on clipboards
Organizing for when kids get older - assign each family member a hanging basket, mount baskets beside an entry door or stairway wall. Makes a station for items such as keys, and kids can load after-school items in and carry their baskets to their rooms.