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Sherri Osborn
Try all of these free school related activities and crafts. Learn how you can use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of crafts including backpacks, pencils, and many other unique crafts to help you get ready to go back to school.

  • School Coloring Sheets
    Download and print out several pages that you can use to make your own coloring book.

  • Decorating Pens, Pencils, and Pencil Holders
    Make going back to school extra fun by designing your own personalized pens and pencils to bring with you.

  • Homemade Message Board
    You can make small or large message boards for your wall or locker that will hold notes and even photographs.

  • School Beaded Safety Pin Patterns
    Check out these free beaded safety pin designs including a school bus, apple, pencil, and more. Make enough to share with your friends and to give as gifts to your teachers.

  • Homemade Gifts for Teachers
    Start off your school year by getting on the teacher's good side. Discover many fun projects you can make as gifts for that special teacher on your list.

  • Make a Story Sack
    A story sack is a great way to get kids ready for school. Make a sack which contains a story book along with related craft ideas, games, and other fun stuff.

  • Alphabet Crafts and Activities
    Helps kids learn about the alphabet using these fun crafts. They are also great fun for older kids.

  • Creative Science Projects for kids
    Discover how you can use crafts to help your kids practice various science skills.

  • Teaching Children Math With Crafts
    Crafts are a fun way to teach and reinforce math skills for kids, just don't tell them they are learning.

  • Creative Recipes for Kids
    These recipes can be made and enjoyed by everyone, and they are all great for after school snacks.

  • Backpack and Tote Kits
    These fun craft kits will have you going back to school in style. You can design and embellish your own backpacks and tote bags.

  • Getting Ready For School Book
    Put together a binder of pages your kids can work on to help them get ready for the first day of school.

  • Locker Message Board Craft
    This magnetic message board is perfect for a locker, but will also work on the refrigerator or anywhere else the magnets will stick.

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