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3 One-of-a-Kind School Supplies

Fun crafts for the new school year

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Spend some quality time together and build excitement for the new school year with these unique craft projects! Use #MyHighlightsKid to share your kids’ creations with us on Instagram.

School bus picture frame
School Bus Frame

1. Cut out two identical bus shapes from poster board. Cut windows in one of them.
2. Tape a photo behind each window, then glue the bus shapes together.
3. Add details to the bus with marker or colored construction paper.

Taco Notebook in Backpack
Taco Notebook
1. Paint the notebook cover the color of a taco shell (or cover it with colored construction paper). Then, trim the right edge of the cover to form a curve.
2. Cut tomato, cheese, and lettuce shapes from felt or colored paper. Glue or tape them along the inside edge of the taco shell.
3. To add a tablecloth, glue scrapbook or colored paper to the first page of the notebook.

School locker organizer
Locker Organizer
1. Cut the top off of a snack box. Then, cut both sides and the front to make a rectangular basket.
2. Glue magnets to the back of the box.
3. Decorate it however you’d like. Scrapbook paper, stickers, googly eyes, glitter glue — the sky’s the limit!


Looking for more ways to have some family fun? Check out The Book of Things to Do!