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Fun Back to School Crafts

Going back to school doesn't have to be stressful! Here are some of my most favorite back to school activities to help make going back to school fun and easy.
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Pencil Topper Craft

This colorful foam pencil topper will glam up any boring pencil and is guaranteed to add personality to any pencil case!

Create a Reused School Supply Collage

Instead of tossing old school supplies, turn them into a work of art and teach your kids how to find new uses for old things.

Make a "Study Time" Door Hanger

Help your child get ready for back to school with this fun fifth grade activity, which has him creating an "I'm Studying" door sign.

Make a Homework Caddy Kit

For kids who prefer to do homework flopped on a rug, this practical caddy can make all the difference!

First Day of School Craft

Make a First Day of School Mobile to help commemorate the big step from preschool to kindergarten and ease those first day jitters!

Make a Papier-Mache Apple for Teacher!

This art activity encourages your child to create her own papier-mache apple sculpture to give to a special teacher.

Create a Back to School Time Capsule!

Here's an activity to help your child create her very own time capsule to unearth and open in one, five, or even ten years later!

Create a "Back to School" Scrapbook

Here's an arts and crafts activity to help your child put together his own "Back to School" scrapbook.

Make a Flower Pot Pen Bouquet

As school starts, there's no better time to get your kid off to a fresh, fun, organized start. Here's a desk craft for style-minded students!

Tissue Pouch

Keep school day sniffles at bay with a simple felt tissue cozy that fits neatly in a 3-ring binder.

Make a Back to School Calendar

Get fired up for the new school year with a "Back-to-School Calendar" you and your child can make at home.

Make a Magnetic Spice Tin Pencil Holder

Help your fifth grader or middle school teenager transform spice tins into fridge magnets and pencil holders in this arts and crafts activity.

Wheels on the Bus Collage

Use paper and paste to create a colorful collage of shapes that turns into a school bus right before your eyes.

Build a Back to School Bulletin Board

Here's a homemade bulletin board project to help your fourth grader's school year start off right.

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