12 Awesome Back To School Crafts

Summer is winding down, and the inevitable beginning of school is coming quickly.  Want to get your kids a little excited for the new school year (even if it may be a little different this year?)?  Get your DIY on with these fun back to school crafts!  

Your kids will love getting crafty and they will have some cute school supplies and other fun crafts to show for their creativity!  So, get out your glue gun and glitter and let’s get started!

DIY Washi Tape Pencil Holder

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Your kiddos will have so much fun creating their own personalized pencil holder with a few simple supplies (you had me at washi tape!).  Head over to this post and to check it out!  

Apple Craft

Get your little ones excited with this cute apple paper plate craft from Mom Wife Busy Life.  They will have fun painting & gluing, and you’ll love that you only need a few simple craft supplies.  

Back to School Slime

Kids are all about slime!  They love it!  And this wacky back to school slime from Crafts 4 Toddlers is an unusual version of a kids favorite that they will love!

Washi Tape Pencils

I love Washi Tape and your kids will love it too when they decorate their school supplies! Check out this simple, but fun back to school craft from Crayons & Cravings. 

Space Rocket Pencil Toppers

Your little astronauts will love these fun little rocket pencil toppers from The Inspiration Edit.  This is a great one for your to team up on since it require just a little bit of stitching, but the end result is out of this world!! ????????

Ruler Table Runner

This is an awesome craft for mom (or older kids)  to make to decorate the house and get in the “school spirit”! This craft from Anne’s Entitled Life turns out so cute that people will be asking where they can get one! 

Personalized Binder

You Cricut enthusiasts will love this cute craft from Sustain My Craft Habit.  Take a simple binder over the top by adding adorable vinyl decals that your kids will love!

Kindness Pencil Toppers

This simple craft from Coffee & Carpool could be a thoughtful gift to new classmates!  Spread kindness around with these kind thoughts stickers that can be decorated as  little or as much as your kiddo desires! 

Upcycled Pencil Box


I really love this amazing back to school crafts by Sustain My Craft Habit!  With a simple snack box & duct tape you can create these stylish, one of a kind pencil boxed that will last all year!! 

Popsicle Stick Pencil Craft

Your kids will love making this cute pencil craft from Craft Create Cook!  It’s another simple one that littles can do and it doesn’t take many supplies!  

Box Tops Jar

Talk about a cute craft that serves a great purpose!  If you are like many parents that collect Box Tops for Education, you’re probably familiar with clipping them and then eventually misplacing them! Well this adorable chalk painted (you had me at chalk paint!!!) jar  from Craft Create Cook is the perfect holder for those little box tops!  

DIY Lap Desk

Get your kids ready to do some homework (or to learn remotely, whatever the case may be!) with this quick & stylish lap desk from The Country Chic Cottage.  Your kids will love personalizing their very own desk with cute fabric, and they can make notes as they go on their handy white board desk top!

Back to School Fun

After a long break from school (like we’ve had this year with COVID), kids can have a little more anxiety starting a new school year.  However, getting your kids involved in planning for the upcoming year can help get them excited!  And encouraging your kids to get creative with their school supplies and decor can help them feel a little more in control of the transition back to a school routine!  

I hope you love these fun back to school crafts!  Let me know if you have tried any of these, and what you think,  in the comments below!


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