Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School

Excite your students with these clever, teacher-approved crafts with this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy


24 Back to School Crafts

By: Linda Augsburg, editor for

If you have kids and you love to craft, we've got some back to school crafts to make life easier. What's your idea of back to school crafts: decorative crafts for home or crafts for the kid's locker? Or are you a teacher looking for back to school crafts to welcome and inspire your students? Below you'll find a varied selection of back to school crafts you can make.

School spirit:

Back to School Spirit Pin  Team Sports Locker Sign  Dyed School Hoodie  Foam Basketball Spirit Ribbon  Football Foam Spirit Ribbon  Giant Squares Scarf

  1. Back to School Spirit Pin: Make this back to school craft project using ribbon and paint
  2. Team Sports Locker Sign: Any team will feel a boost of pride seeing this back to school craft project decorating their lockers
  3. Dyed School Hoodie: Dye a hoodie to show your school spirit at those chilly evening events
  4. Foam Basketball Spirit Ribbon: The basketball team will love these spirit ribbons -- an easy back to school craft project
  5. Foam Football Spirit Ribbon: Show your school spirit with this football-inspired back to school craft
  6. Giant Squares Scarf: Make this two-color scarf in your school colors to keep warm at the late fall pep rallies and football and hockey games

School supplies:

Embellished Locker Mirror  Boy's Titled Baseball Backpack  Butterfly Backpack  Camouflage Crochet Backpack  Easy Knit Backpack  Altered Personalized Pencil Case

  1. Embellished Locker Mirror: Paper and metallic trim embellish this back to school craft project
  2. Titled Baseball Tote for Boys: Check out this adorable backpack for your little baseball player
  3. Butterfly on her Back Backpack: Let her imagination take flight with this back to school craft -- a butterfly-inspired backpack
  4. Camouflage Crochet Pattern Backpack: Crochet this sturdy backpack in camo variegated yarn.
  5. Easy Knit Backpack: This easy-to-knit backpack is a great back to school craft for you to make or for you to use to help your teen learn to knit
  6. Altered Personalized Pencil Case: For the kid who's name has a special spelling and can never find anything personalized, you can easily make your own personalized pencil case

Back to School Crafts for Getting Organized:

Soccer Wall Art  Beaded Chalk and Bulletin Board  Collect Your Things Memo Board  ABC Lunchbox  Tie Dye Lunch Bags  Reuseable Cloth Snack Bags

  1. Soccer Wall Art: Make your soccer star his very own bulletin board
  2. Beaded Chalk and Bulletin Board: Stay organized with this back to school craft combo -- a chalkboard and bulletin board all-in-one.
  3. Collect Your Things Memo Board: Ribbon and fabric make this organizer perfect for any room--just choose your colors.
  4. ABC Lunchbox: Whether you use it as a lunch box or to carry or store school supplies, this lunchbox is a great back to school craft
  5. Tie Dye Lunch Bags: Whether in their favorite colors or in school colors, each dyed lunchbag will be one-of-a-kind
  6. Reuseable Cloth Snack Bags: Go green with these reuseable snack bags, perfect for after-school treats or in their lunchbag

Back to School Crafts for Teacher:

Classroom Door Sign  ABC Bulletin Board  Bathroom pass  Kids Hall Pass  Student Hall Pass  Back to School Card

  1. Classroom Door Sign: What a great back to school craft project to welcome your students on the first day of class
  2. ABC Bulletin Board: More decorative than functional in this age of whiteboards, this charming bulletin board will look great in your classroom
  3. Bathroom Break Pass: You always need a pass, so why not make it cute and easy to locate?
  4. Kids Hall Pass: No little pink piece of paper here--this hall pass is sure to bring a smile
  5. Student Hall Pass: For the middle-schoolers, a second hall pass option and a great back to school craft
  6. Back to School Card: Whether you make these for your students or parents make them for you, a back-to-school card says "I'm excited to be here"


Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

The Best Blogger Crafts
Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo