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10 Fun + Functional Back To School Crafts

Back to school shopping can get expensive and is not usually very creative. Well, here is your solution! Get your craft on with these fun and functional back to school tutorials. Give your kiddo’s old shoes a make over, make some unique and fashionable tees, or make a little something to celebrate school being in session. There is a craft for everyone, so check them out!

  • Crayon Art 1 of 10
    Crayon Art
    Make this awesome and unique piece of art by melting your kiddo's crayons.
    See more here on Apartment Therapy.
  • Personalize Their Lockers 2 of 10
    Personalize Their Lockers
    For the older kids, it's all about representing who they are. Make them some personalized locker accessories. They'll love them!
    See more here on Sassy Style Redesign
  • Update Old Shoes 3 of 10
    Update Old Shoes
    I am definitely doing this! Why buy new shoes when you can update some old ones?
    See more here on La Petite Magazine.
  • Striped Notebook 4 of 10
    Striped Notebook
    Make their plain notebooks a little more stylish. How about stripes?
    See more here on Ardor.
  • Accessories 5 of 10
    The little ladies will no doubt be wanting some accessories for the new school year. Make some!
    See more here on Delighted Momma.
  • To Celebrate 6 of 10
    To Celebrate
    Have a little celebration with a few fellow moms who might be rejoicing about the school season.
    See more here on The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Lunch Bag 7 of 10
    Lunch Bag
    A home made lunch bag! Make it their favorite color, embroider their initials, the possibilities are endless!
    See more here on Purl Bee.
  • Chalkboard Lunch Box Lid 8 of 10
    Chalkboard Lunch Box Lid
    Such a sweet idea! Make the inside of their lunch tin a chalkboard for daily love notes.
    See more here Scissors And Spatulas.
  • Book Covers 9 of 10
    Book Covers
    I don't know a single student who doesn't doodle. Make these paper covers and let them go to work!
    See more here on Frugal Up State.
  • Unique Shirts 10 of 10
    Unique Shirts
    I love making unique freezer paper shirts. Kids love them and they are so affordable!
    See more here on Mer Mag.


Read more of my babble posts right here.

Find my daily ideas for stylish and crafty living at my blog Say Yes to Hoboken.

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