10 Favorite Back-to-School Crafts


The first day of school is almost here! Get into the back-to-school spirit and enjoy your last few days of summer with these great craft ideas from around the internet.

Here are some of our favorite back-to-school crafts:

  1. bookmark final 4Paper Clip Bookmarks: Never lose your page again with these awesome handmade bookmarks.

  2. hangerPencil Door Hanger: Inspire kids to do homework in a healthy work environment with these neat door hangers.

  3. picnics final-150x100Colorful Lunch Bags: Decorate brown bags to turn lunch prep into an art project with these crafty picnic bags.

  4. bus2Milk Carton School Bus: Recycle an old milk carton to make this toy bus. This craft is great for first-time bus riders.

  5. geoboard final-150x100Neighborhood Geoboard: Learn about geoboards and use some simple materials to help your child get familiar with neighborhood buildings.

  6. pencilsDecorated Pencils: Create pencils so marvelous, you can’t help but pick them up and start scribbling.

  7. pencil-final-150x100Giant [fillable] Pencil: Recycle old cardboard tubes to make this great back-to-school craft or party favor!

  8. topsPencil Toppers: Shape pipe cleaners to make the perfect pencil topper of your choice!

  9. homework final-150x100Homework Center & Bookmarks This project is perfect to help your little ones organize their school supplies and feel more in control of things.

  10. caseNo-Sew Pencil Case: Save money by making your own, personalized pencil case – without sewing!

  11. What crafts has your family made to prepare for the school year? Let us know in the comments, and have a happy and healthy year!