51 Back to School Craft Ideas

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Whether your child is starting preschool or moving into grade school, the first day of school is a big occasion, for parents and kids alike. We found a few clever ideas on making that first day memorable from some very talented moms.

1. Mustache and Lips Pencil Toppers, Chica Schmica

2. Sticky Notes Notebooks, Greeting Arts

3. First Day of School Sandwich Wrappers, Little Lovely

4. Rolo Pencils, Mommy Wisdom

5. First Day of School Big Cookie, How Does She?

6. Pretty Pencils, Omiyaga Blogs

7. Bottle Cap Magnets, How to be Orange

8. Pop Quiz Teacher Treat, Tammy Mitchell Design

9. Chalkboard Pain Pencil Cans, Michael Ann Made

10. Stretchy Notebook Storage, FamilyFun

11. Days of the Week Clothing Tags, Living Locurto

12. Notebook Labels, Martha Stewart

13. Customized Message Pencils, SC Johnson

14. Pencil Eraser Stamps, Creature Comforts

15. Rubber Band Pencil Holder, The Basics Magazine

16. Morning Routine Flashcards, Living Locurto

17. Back to School Countdown Chain, Brassy Apple

18. Robot Zipper Pulls, Let’s Go Fly a Kite

19. First Day of School Ribbons, Miranda Made

20. Back to School Station, The 36th Avenue

21. Hello Kindergarten Celebration Picks, Crayon Wishes and Popsicle Dreams

22. Milk and Cookies Favor Box, The Sweetest Occasion

23. Back to School Survival Bag, Everything Pink

24. Backpack Redo, Crazy Mamma of 6

25. Edible Chalkboard, Hungry Happenings

26. Pipecleaner Notebook, Textbook Mommy

27. Lunchbag Labels, Martha Stewart

28. Back At It Backpack, The Teacher Factory

29. Pencil Doorhanger, Activity Village

30. Roll-Up Pencil Kit, Martha Stewart

31. Lunchbox Ice Packs, The Kitchen

32. Family Zipper Pull, Tommy Nelson

33. Pencil Cookie, Bake at 350

34. Good Luck Smartie Pants, It Is What It Is

35. Back to School Apple Lunch Treat, One Charming Party

36. Pencil Cuff Bracelet, Dollar Store Crafts

37. Back to School Colouring Pages, Crafts for Kids

38. Hankie Holder, Martha Stewart

39. Homework Before Play Sign, Crafty Amanda

40. My First Day of School Keepsake, Kaboose

41. Magnetic Pencil Holder, AlphaMom

42. Kid-Friendly To-Do List, dandee, A Happily Crafted Life

43. School Supplies Fun Mail, Giver’s Log

44. Paperclip Bookmarks, Noodlehead

45. Personalized Pencil Sharpeners, Giver’s Log

46. First Day of School Comfort Hearts, Curly Birds

47. Ride on the School Bus, Momstown Arts and Crafts

48. Back to School Fairy, Happiness Is…

49. O-FISH-ally 2nd Graders (or whatever grade you wish), There’s a “1st” for Everything

50. First Day of School Survival Kid, Bee In Our Bonnet

51. Wooden Deck Caddy/Pencil Holder, Bloggin’ It


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