Category Archives: Back to School

Kids’ Crafts: Bookmarks

With back to school season in full swing, it’s time to break out those books! Get kids excited to read with homemade bookmarks they’ll love to show off!

Wand Bookmark and Pointer

Wand Bookmark and Pointer

If you have a kid who loves reading about magic, they will certainly love this wand bookmark. Use different colors and jewels for a custom wand that fits your kid’s personality.

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Accessorize for Back to School

It’s so hard to admit it, but back to school season is nearly upon us. One of the best parts of the back to school season is shopping for new clothes! I loved to think about my own personal style and how best to show it off every year. Here are some fun DIY ways to show off your style and crafty abilities for the first day!

Knotted Hair Bow

Knotted Hair Bow

This simple bow can make a big statement with the right fabric. It’s the perfect one-of-a-kind way to take a back to school outfit to the next level.

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Date Due Library Book Bag

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Tote your library books back to with a DIY librarians will love!

Hearken back to the days of library card catalogs, writing your name on the card for each book you checked out, and the librarian stamping the “date due” with her rubber stamp. Bring some “old school” library fun to your life by making a special library book themed tote bag to transport your books to and from the library, or make one as a gift for your favorite book lover!

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DIY Kindercone

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Make a Back to School Kindercone filled with gifts to send your child off!

A Kindercone, Schultüte (school cone) is a German/Austrian tradition in which grade school children are presented with a large, decorated cone filled with treats on the first day of school to celebrate the start of another school year. Since the late 1800’s, and still up to today, German parents and grandparents have traditionally presented a first grader with a Schultüte to honor the first day of “real school.” The cones are filled with treats and school supplies to “sweeten” the first day of school. Why not extend this fun practice to scholars of all ages, and help make back to school a fun celebration?

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Knotted Hair Bow

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Sew a cute bow for back to school! Templates and tutorial included

This cute knotted hair bow is a fast, fun, and very easy sewing project that’s also great for using up all of your scraps. Make them for the little girls in your life, or for yourself!

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