Back-to-School Crafts

While a new school year and all the activities with getting ready for it can be a lot of fun, sometimes the transition back into the daily schedule can be rough after a summer of fun. How does your family switch from relaxing summer days to busy school schedules? If you’re a bit worried about getting your kids excited for the school transition coming up, take a look at the projects in this week’s roundup. Each one has a back-to-school theme that will hopefully make thinking about the first day a lot of fun for everyone.

Easy Apple Craft

What’s one well-known school icon? An apple for the teacher! The Land of Nod’s blog has a very “sweet” apple DIY that takes just a few minutes to make.

DIY Notebook T-shirt Tutorial

Are your children already thinking about what they’ll wear on the first day of school? If so, why not make a DIY shirt?! Tutus and Tea Parties shows you how to make a school-themed shirt that is just right for day No. 1.

Back-to-School Popsicle Stick Pencil Craft

When you’re out buying school supplies, don’t forget to pick up some new pencils! Crafty Morning must have been thinking of that when she designed this cute DIY pencil project.

Back-to-School Candy Pencils

Speaking of pencils, Hoosier Handmade has a great idea to surprise your child with or for them to share with their teacher on the first day. Rolls of candy can be transformed into cute greetings that double as a sweet treat.


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