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How To Easily Make An Achievable Pencil Craft For Kids

Are you ready to make a totally adorable pencil craft?

Yellow Pencil on White Ruled Paper

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The pencil, is the most important tool in your school bag. We use them everyday to do so much. There was a time that you couldn’t live without one. Now it seems sometimes they are not as necessary.

I think pencils are still an important tool, the act of writing helps engage our sense and makes information stick. You can’t get that from a keyboard.

We have a pencil craft that is simple and cute.  The perfect craft for you and your preschooler or kindergartner!

You can make this in one of two ways.  You can follow the step-by-step instructions to make it from scratch.  OR…

Get the time-saving craft template.

Whatever way you decide to make this craft, be sure to keep reading!

Yellow blocks spelling out Questions

Pencil Facts

  • Pencils are primarily made of wood, graphite, and clay
  • Cedar wood is commonly used to make pencils
  • An average Cedar tree can produce about 300,000 pencils

The Pencil Craft

There are two ways you and your kiddos can make this craft.

Follow the step-by-step instructions below and cut out your parts by hand.


We have a great little template to make it even easier.

You can choose either option.

The Persevering Pencil craft template includes…

  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Pencil Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Persevering Pencil Craft poster

Colorful Pencils

Supplies To Create Your Pencil Craft

school supplies

How To Make Pencil Craft

Step 1


  • 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


  • 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 (Last step of pencil craft)


  • 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

If you think the pencil was fun check out the scissor craft instructions.

Pencil Jokes For Kids

  • 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

I hope you enjoy your pencil craft made fun and easy!

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