I know, I know – school seems pretty far off at this point. In fact, the kids have just begun their summer vacation. Well, whether they like it or not, the school year will begin again and it will be time to transition from the freedom of summer back to academic life. Parents and teachers know that this can be tough, so why not make life easier and integrate school crafts into your summer routine?
Our latest free eBook, 11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School features a variety of creative ideas for kids of all ages. Additionally, parents can find fun school themed projects that will thrill and delight kids (no need to tell them they’re actually learning – wouldn’t want to spoil the fun). We’ve couldn’t forget about teachers either – they can use many of the projects found in 11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School to decorate and get kids in the mood to learn. Use the projects in this free eBook to create school supplies, motivational decor and even jewelry that will get everyone in the mood to learn.
Here are some of the projects you’ll find in 11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School:
Colorful Fabric Book Cover – Back in the day, you might have used old fabric or even brown paper bags to cover a textbook. Well, the days of ugly book covers are over. With a few colorful bandanas, you can create your own version of this quick and easy craft. Best of all, you don’t need a sewing machine or even a needle and thread to make a Colorful Fabric Book Cover. Use double stick adhesive sheets instead and you’ll have a colorful book cover in no time. Personalize each book cover, that way you won’t have to worry about grabbing the wrong textbook.
Scraptastic Notebook – School supply shopping is a sure sign that the school year is just around the corner. A sea of plain, boring folders and notebooks can lead to dread and even anxiety for some young learners. Get everyone in the mood to learn and encourage kids to decorate their brand new school supplies. A personalized Scraptastic Notebook will get kids excited to learn and head to school, where they can show off their work to their friends and teachers. For this project, you can round up fabric scraps and embellishments you have hidden in your stash. This is a quick and easy back to school craft that kids and adults can work on together.
Denim Back to School Chalkboard: Are you one of those people that leaves notes everywhere you go? Never miss an appointment (or school assignment) with this homemade chalkboard craft. You don’t need to spend a fortune on supplies to create this decorative piece. Instead, buy a cheap chalkboard at your local discount store and cut up old jeans to create the border. Kids can glue the fabric onto the piece and even leave their own notes. This is a great project for teachers, too – use this homemade decoration to list assignments and reminders. Even young crafters will love creating this back to school project.
For eight more back to school crafts, check out 11 Teacher-Approved Crafts for School. Download a copy today – it’s free!