Back To School Craft for kids

5 Astoundingly Easy And Colorful Back To School Crafts For Kids

Looking for some awesome back-to-school paper crafts for make with your kids?

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I’ve got just the thing for you!  These school crafts are adorable and so simple to make. Perfect for getting back into the grove of homeschool, starting out your preschool or kindergarten school year, or a simple, everyday craft.

These would work great to decorate your classroom as well. Kids love being involved in creating things that you can hang on the wall. I love to see the joy when they can see what they have made hanging up.

Here are the 5 cute school supply crafts that we will make.

  1. Pencil
  2. Glue
  3. Scissors
  4. Calculator
  5. Crayons

Below, I will walk you through step-by-step instructions on how to make each of these crafts by hand.

But if you are not the most adept at scissor creation from scratch and prefer a template, we have you covered as well. Click below to get the time-saving templates and just print, cut and glue.

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Back To School Crafts For Kids

DIY Instructions For Paper Crafts

Scissors Craft Instructions

scissors craft

Step 1

Handle

  • Cut out a purple heart
  • Cut the heart in half
  • Cut out a smaller white heart
  • Cut the white heart in half
  • Glue the white half-heart to the purple half heart
  • Glue the white half-heart to the purple half heart

Step 2

Scissors & Screw

  • Cut out 2 gray rectangle
  • Cut out a purple circle

Step 3

Put scissors together

  • Glue the handle onto the scissors
  • Make and X with the sides of the scissors
  • Glue the X together
  • Glue the purple circle onto the middle of the X

Pencil Craft Instructions

Pencil Craft

Step 1

Wood

  • Cut out a long yellow rectangle
  • Cut out a long skinny yellow rectangle
  • Glue skinny rectangle to the middle of the other rectangle

Step 2

Eraser

  • Cut out a red square with rounded edges (Eraser)
  • Cut a gray rectangle (Metal strip)
  • Glue the metal strip to the wood
  • Glue the eraser to the metal strip

Step 3

Tip

  • Cut out a tan triangle
  • Cut out a small black rectangle  (lead)
  • Glue tan triangle to the wood
  • Glue the black rectangle to the tan triangle

Calculator Craft Instructions

calculator craft

Step 1

Base

  • Cut out a big purple rectangle
  • Round the edges of the rectangle

Step 2

Screen

  • Cut out a gray rectangle
  • Round the edges

Step 3

Face

  • Cut out 2 white circles (Eye)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black circles (Inner Eye)
  • Cut out a white half-circle (Mouth)
  • Draw lines with crayons to make teeth

Steps 4

Buttons

  • Cut out 9 gray squares
  • Round the edges of the squares
  • Write Numbers 1-9 on each of the squares

Glue Craft Instructions

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Step 1

Glue bottle

  • Cut out a white rectangle  (Bottle)
  • Round the edges of the rectangle  (Bottle)
  • Cut out a smaller blue rectangle (Sticker)
  • Round the edges of the rectangle
  • Write Glue on the rectangle then glue it to the bottle

Step 2

Glue Bottle Top

  • Cut out a small orange rectangle
  • Cut out a skinny orange half-oval (Tip)
  • Glue the rectangle to the glue bottle
  • Glue the tip to the rectangle

Step 3

Glue Stick

  • Cut out a blue rectangle
  • Cut out 2 small orange squares
  • Glue each of the orange squares to either side of the blue rectangle

Step 4

Sticker

  • Cut out a smaller orange rectangle
  • Write Glue Stick on it
  • Glue to the glue stick

Crayon Craft Instructions

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Step 1

Crayon

  • Cut out a long rectangle
  • Round the edges on one side
  • Cut off the corners on the other side

Step 2

Wrapper

  • Cut out a shorter rectangle
  • Write Crayon on it
  • Glue to your crayon
Back To School Craft for kids

School Jokes For Kids

  • What do you need to get to high school?              
    • A ladder
  • How many letters are in the alphabet?   
    • 11:  T-H-E-A-L-P-H-A-B-E-T
  • Why can’t Pirates learn the alphabet?    
    • Because they keep getting lost at C.
  • Why did the teacher draw on the window?          
    • Because he wanted his lesson to be very clear
  • Why did the kid eat his homework?        
    • Because his teacher said it was a piece of cake
  • Why isn’t there a clock in the library?     
    • Because it tocks too much
  • Why was 6 afraid of 7?  
    • Because 7 eight 9
  • What did the calculator say to the students?       
    • You can always count on me
  • What did the 0 say to the 8?       
    • Nice Belt
  • Which school supply is king of the classroom?    
    • A Ruler
  • What’s a witch’s favorite subject in school?          
    • Spelling
  • Which letter of the Alphabet has the most water?             
    • The “C”
  • What bird is always sad?              
    • The Blue Jay
  • What yellow fruit denies everything?      
    • A bana-nah
  • Why was the ocean so blue?       
    • Because the island never waved back

I hope you enjoy your Back To School Crafts for Kids made fun and easy.

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