How to Make a Pencil Case, Pencil Topper and More

Get the DIY details on four writing supplies to add to your child's supply stash just in time for National Letter Writing Month.

With National Letter Writing Month just around the corner this week, it’s time to get your children excited for sending a note to a friend or family member that doesn’t come from a text packed with emojis. Taking the time to sit down and write a note helps us practice our penmanship, relax a bit and create a small gift that shows just how much we care for someone. This week’s roundup has ideas to get your child’s stash of writing supplies in DIY order right before April begins.

DIY Fruit Pencil Pouches

A plain zippered pouch is the basis for these colorful supply holders! Damask Love shows you how to transform a school supply staple into a fruit-themed accessory.

Back to School Pencil Toppers

These pencil toppers were made with a new school year in mind, but they’re fun to make any time of the year. Take a look at Kids Activities Blog to see how to make these for April.

DIY Confetti Pencils

These colorful pencils are almost too pretty to sharpen, but they’re meant to be put to work! Make and Tell shows you how to create a set of your own.

DIY Doughnut Bulletin Board

Show off all the mail you’re sure to receive during National Letter Writing Month with a custom bulletin board shaped like a doughnut! Paint the Gown Red gives you the rundown.

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