It’s that time of year again – back to school! We’re so excited that we’ve rounded up a few of our all-time favorite back-to-school crafts, some new and some old! How do you and your family get ready for back-to-school? Let us know in the comments! And if you haven’t already, make sure to sign up for Handmade Charlotte’s email newsletter so that you don’t miss a thing – just enter your email address into the subscribe box below!
DIY Dancing Crayon Puppets featured on Evite’s Crafting the Party
We had a blast putting these two crayon puppet for Evite’s latest episode of Crafting the Party on IGTV – you can see that right here! We love the idea of making these for a back-to-school party for kids to put on a puppet show or dance battle!
Kawaii Rainbow Book Bands
These colorful bands are just perfect to use as bookmarks or even hold all your notes together. We love crafts that you can use every day, and it doesn’t hurt that this is such a cute one!
Fold an Origami Sandwich Pocket for Back-to-School
Sweet little notes tucked into your kids’ lunches just got a DIY upgrade – these cheerful origami envelopes come together in almost no time and are sure to put a big smile on their faces.
Jumbo Paper Clip Garland
If you love school supplies as much as we do, you’re going to fall in love with this crazy quick garland. All you need are silver pipe cleaners and string and these playful decorations are seconds away. Hang this anywhere in your house on the big day – we especially like the idea of featuring it in the background of any first day of school photos you plan on taking!
Back-to-School Pocky Pencils
These may look like completely regular pencils at first glance, but look a little closer! They’re actually orange-flavored Pocky that we turned into these near-identical replicas of pencils. Normally we wouldn’t encourage chewing on pencils, but that’s exactly what these are for.
Sweet Sloth Pencil Toppers
Everyone’s favorite animal just got a rainbow makeover right in time for back-to-school! And don’t worry – these super slow-moving guys don’t take very long to craft!
Pink Pearl Eraser Pinata
This jumbo eraser-shaped pinata is incredibly easy to put together since the shape is so simple! Looking for even more pinatas to celebrate back-to-school? Check out this giant globe pinata or this pie chart pinata!
Pencil Shavings Garland
These oversized pencil shavings make a perfect garland to celebrate back to school! You can even make extra pencil shavings to use as place cards or write little notes on.