Fun to Make- Back to School Crafts!

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Summer is coming to a close and it is time to start thinking about putting together some Back to School Crafts!  Here at the Sitcom, there are plenty of tutorials for back to school items like book covers, messenger bags, laptop cases and more.  So, I put together my crafty ideas with a few I found on the web just in time for back to school!

back to school crafts

Sadly, the summer is almost over.  Heck, there is Halloween stuff for sale at the local craft store already!  We aren’t going to jump the shark that far, but I thought I’d give you some cute craft ideas for sending the kids off to school.

iris folded book covers for school

Remember those boring book covers you used to make yourself?  Here is a new take on that simple paper craft.  Colorful Iris Folded Book Covers made from grocery bags and colored card stock!  This tutorial includes several free downloadable patterns!

learn to sew messenger bag

Like to sew?  This Cute Messenger Bag  is an easy tutorial!  Perfect to carry school supplies and cute too!

back to school apple pretzels

I love this pretzel idea!  A very sweet present for the teacher- Back to School Treat Apple Pretzels from Make Bake Celebrate!

string art apple

Here is a cute gift the teacher will love!  Remember string art?  A great use for an old cutting board too!  You can find the full tutorial here: A is for Apple String Art

rainbow laptop case sewing tutorial

Here is something unusual that will definitely catch people’s eye!  Rainbow Laptop Case made from fabric scraps and would you believe- cotton cosmetic pads.

teacher gift personalized bear craft

This craft is really fun to do.  Ever made anything with salt dough?  Really- there is so much you can do with it!  This Beary Nice Teacher Gift will sit proudly on your favorite teacher’s desk.  You can even personalize it by painting the teacher’s name on the chalk board!

school supply cake

Okay, now this is just awesome.  Can you imagine how happy this gift would make an elementary school teacher?  In the days when the teachers have to come up with their own supplies, this is such a big help.  A Back to School Supply Cake! from What’s Scrapping.

See something that looks fun?  Well, get crafting!

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  • Nicole August 24, 2016, 1:28 pm

    Great roundup of back to school crafts. There’s something for everyone here. I love the apple string art! Thank you for sharing these ideas at the #HomeMattersParty

  • Anonymous August 21, 2016, 7:03 pm

    Cool projects. I like the book cover one a lot. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday.

  • eri September 17, 2014, 4:16 pm

    loved doing all of them

  • deb August 9, 2014, 11:10 am

    Imagine my surprise Suzy when you popped up on my blog reader this morning! I hadn’t heard hide nor hair from you in months! I guess i thought maybe you quit blogging… So glad that was not the case….Silly blogger………Have no idea why you disappeared and no idea why your back but i’m glad! Hugs! deb

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