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Back to school crafts for children

It’s almost the end of summer.Fall, for most of us, is the time to go back to school. In our childhood, this time could sometimes be sad for us. But with fun handicrafts, we can make the return to school exciting for the little ones.

We have compiled back-to-school handicrafts for preschool children. We are sure your children will have a lot of fun and lots of giggle time. They will also develop manual skills and become accustomed to the idea of going back to school. If you’re ready, grab the pens, the adhesives, the papers, we’re on.

Back to school crafts for children

The Egg Carton Schoolbus by K FUNdamentals

This is a really easy and fun project. All you need is some egg cartons, paint, and school photos. Your kids will learn to recycle and reuse things. Here you can find the tutorial.

Star Names by Teaching Ace

It is a good practice for learning read and write. Also, it helps to develop motor skills. Grab some colorful star stickers and paper. Original link.

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Welcome Name Tag Necklaces by Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station

A few plastic beads, yarn, and pencils. Name necklaces can help your learners feel welcome and comfortable while providing a sense of community in the classroom. The original link also has an editable name tag.

First Day Of School Chalkboard Frame by Sugar Bee Crafts

You’ll need glue, frame with insert, crayons, chalkboard paint, and a foam brush. Follow the link for video instructions.

Marble Painted Apples by What Can We Do With Paper And Glue

Kids love to paint and even get messy. This one helps them do it with a purpose. You probably have everything you need for this project at home already.  Here’s what you need!

Step by step tutorial

Back to School Popsicle Stick Pencil Craft by Crafty Morning

This is a cute and easy craft to prepare your kid back to school. You’ll need:

Pencil Holder Crafts for Kids by Easy Crafts For Kids

A cute book worm made of a paper roll. Your kids will be encouraged to read and have fun with this craft. Here is the list:

Step by step tutorial

Bubble Wrap Painting Apples Craft  by Typically Simple 

Somehow the school is associated with apples. This cute bubble warp painting craft needs a few supplies:

Here is the original link

Duct Tape Pencil Pouches by Hip2Save

Try making these simple pencil pouches with duct tape and Ziploc bags that are super handy for small school supplies! Do you wonder how to make it? Here is the link

Apple Tree Circle Punch Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun

An adorable apple tree made of paper. Very easy and fun to keep your little one occupied. You’ll need:

Full instruction is here

Apple Tree Craft by Fun Littles 

Another apple tree craft. Kids will learn to count with this craft. Also, it is very messy which kiddos will love. Here is the list and tutorial:


Pinecone Apple Craft by Non-Toy Gifts

We continue with apples. This time pinecones are used to simulate apples. It is a great celebration of fall and of course back to school season. You’ll need:


Mason Jars Craft for School Supplies by Color Made Happy

These cute storage jars are easy to make and fun to use. These school-themed mason jars are perfect for storing all kinds of school supplies and they also happen to make for very cute desk accessories. And when it’s time to go back to school, how adorable would these be to bring as new teacher gifts filled with supplies! You can find the full tutorial here. You’ll need:

Felt Apple Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun

Felt is great material for all ages. It is soft and easy to craft. In this project, kids will learn to use their skills better. You’ll need:

You can access the tutorial here

Apple Suncatchers by Fireflies + Mud Pies

Another amazing apple craft for you. These enchanting apple suncatchers are the perfect way to start the school year You’ll need:

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