Best Easy Back to School DIY Projects, SVG Files and Printables

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Best Easy Back to School DIY Projects, SVG Files and Printables

It is time for Easy Back to School DIY Projects by the dozens. It is so fun to team up with fellow creative bloggers and friends. Together we are bringing you TONS of great easy back to school projects and DIYs.  We are also sharing Printables and SVG Cut Files galore. Hopefully you will be inspired to create and make tons of these awesome ideas!

Some Back to School Favorites from My Friends

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Laura from Me and My INKlings has created a set of hand drawn and water colored Back-to-School Lunchbox Notes that are available to download for FREE! 

Create the cutest DIY Pencil Case made with felt and embellished with a strawberry. Smitha from Smiling Colors has the full tutorial on her blog. 

Shani from Sunshine and Munchkins is sharing the CUTEST Back-to-School Pencil Wreath created from yarn. Fun for the classroom door! 

Download and print a set of Lunchbox Notes to inspire the kiddos during back-to-school time. Head over to Laura’s blog Laura’s Crafty Life to get the Free Printable. 

Justine from Little Dove has created the cutest DIY Apple Garland from book paper. What a cute way to decorate the classroom for back-to-school. 

Make a fun Friendship Bracelet Style Bookmark for your bestie with this step-by-step tutorial from Erica of 5 Little Monsters. 

Kelsey of Poofy Cheeks is sharing a fun DIY Pencil Sign with the FREE SVG Cut File. The perfect back-to-school teacher gift. 

Make sure to keep all the kids school supplies organized with Personalized Notebooks. Get the editable sublimation files from Katie over on the Crafty Blog Stalker. 

Chelly from We Can Make That is sharing the cutest SVG Cut File to create a Home Sweet Classroom Clipboard for that special teacher. 

Create a fabulous back-to-school gift for your new teachers with Lindsay’s Resin Pencil Keychain tutorial over on her blog Artsy Fartsy Mama. Makes the perfect backpack charm too! 

Beth from Creatively Beth is channeling her inner Dad Jokes with a set of Punny Lunch Notes to keep the kiddos in stitches. 

Hydration is super important, so do it in style with Personalized Water BottlesMarissa of Rae Gunn Ramblings has the full tutorial on her blog.

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A Few More Back to School Favorites

Beth of Creatively Beth is sharing an Upcycle Wine Cork Apple that would make the cutest back-to-school gift for that special teacher. 

Create a sweet gift for your new teacher with a fun set of Back-to-School Themed Bracelets that you can make in about an hour. Lindsay of Artsy Fartsy Mama shows you how.

Greet your new teachers with a Free Printable Pencil Card created by Liz from Liz on Call. Tuck a gift card inside! 

Heather from Homemade Heather is creating sweet treats for Back-to-School with yummy Sugar Cookies and free printable gift tags. 

Create colorful Paint Pour Notebooks with this fantastic step-by-step tutorial created by Blanca of Creativities Galore. 

Candice of She’s Crafty Crafty is showing her team spirit with a colorful set of Back-to-School Felt Flags. A great way to learn your ABC’s and 123’s. 

Learn how to make Back-to-School Stickers with your Cricut cutting machine. Michelle of Michelle’s Party Plan-it is sharing a complete tutorial. 

Jane from DIY by Jane is sharing a set of Upcrafted Book Journals. Take the covers from your favorite books and create the cutest notebooks. 

Make those first day photos the cutest with Back-to-School SVG Cut Files that can be made into shirts. Diana from The Girl Creative is sharing the free files. 

Laura of Me and My INKlings has created an Upcycled Book Apple, the perfect back-to-school gift for your favorite teacher.


All of these super fun (and easy too) ideas are from the Me And My INKlings Blog which means you can find them right here.

The Recycled Jar Art Supply center is one of my favorites.

A class mascot pillow with a pocket creates a great way to send papers and journals back and forth to school.

Every kiddo needs extra storage and a chair pocket is the best way I know to have supplies handy.

Felt is a great material for making pencil pouches easily without any sewing involved.

An old window can become a great place to store notes and messages.

Sculpey clay apples decorate jars for perfect pencil storage.

While you are at it, create an entire homework station.


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Create Easy Stamped Lunchbox Notes for back-to-school fun with step by step instructions by ME, Beth of Creatively Beth.

Havalah from Sister What! is sharing a fun tutorial How to Print and Cut Stickers for back to school or anytime.

Back to School Journals have never been easier or more colorful than this trio created by Laura of Laura Kelly Designs.

Chelly from We Can Make That has created the cutest Back to School Scrapbook Page ever. Check out that bus and those stamps!

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If organizing is your jam hop over to Liz at Liz on Call and create School Subject Notebook Labels with your Cricut.

Elise from Polka Dotted Blue Jay is sharing the cutest Pencil Shaped Cupcake Toppers to celebrate back to school.

Learn how to cut cardstock with your Cricut Joy from Kelsey at Poofy Cheeks and download her Back to School Crayon Banner SVG File.

Blaire from Freshly Fuji is sharing a super cute Back to School Pencil Craft that she cuts with her Cricut and fills with Rolos – YUM!

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If School Supplies are your Love Language, then head over to Elise at Polka Dotted Blue Jay for the Free SVG file plus 20 more!

Next, Beth of Creatively Beth (yes, that’s me) I am sharing a fun set of Recycled Cereal Box Notebooks that are perfect for Back to School.

Easy Back to School DIY Projects FREE PRINTABLES

I love sharing free printables so much.  This section of this post is packed with so many great ones!

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First, Beth of Creatively Beth is sharing a hand drawn Back-to-School Notebook Cover Free Printable to color.

Second, Make reading fun with these Free Monster Bookmarks to print and color created by Lindsay of Artsy Fartsy Mama.

Next, Download a fun Back to School Word Search from Laura over at Laura’s Crafty Life and she includes the answer key!

Fourth, Beth at the Ruffled Daisy has created a free Back to School Student Planner to download and keep the kiddos on track this year.

Fifth, Learn to doodle with a set of How to Draw Back to School Images free printables. These are from Heather at Homemade Heather. Fun to do with the kiddos!

Lastly, Laura Kelly (That’s ME) is sharing free lunchbox notes to add to lunches and backpacks!

Back to School Printables Free Downloads and Ideas

Katie with the Crafty Blog Stalker is sharing a Free Printable Gift Card Holder for Teacher and how to make it. 

Download the perfect Influence of a Teacher Printable to give as a special gift for back to school. These are created by Ginger of Ginger Snap Crafts.

Justine from Little Dove Blog is sharing a Free Printable Volcano Unit Lesson Plan for Homeschooling. It has gorgeous photos of Mount Rainier National Park!

Next, Download these free Happy Tags to put in lunches and attach to teacher goodies.  They are here on MY BLOG, Me and My INKlings.

Give a Back to School Teacher Gift with FREE Printable Pencil and Crayon Tags from Beth of Creatively Beth (that’s me!).

Lindsay from Artsy Fartsy Mama is sharing a bright and colorful Free Printable Weekly School Planner page that is perfect for your kiddos.

Teacher, You Make Our Classroom Bright tags are here on this blog to download free for back to school too.

BEST Tools For Working With Free Printables

These are my favorite tools and art supplies to use with free printables and why I love them too.

  1. Printer – This Laser Printer is inexpensive and works like a charm.  It even works with Alexa.  Bonus!
  2. Scissors – Lots of printables can be cut up to create decorations and cards and things like that.
  3. Markers and Crayons – All thing ooly work the best for me.  I LOVE all of their markers, pencils and crayons.
  4. Colored Pencils – For adult coloring, PRISM makes the colored pencils that I love to use most.
  5. Twine – For creating banners and garlands from printables, I love this twine best.
  6. Adhesive – Lots of printables have pieces that get cut out and put together.  This is my fave tape runner!

Easy Back to School DIY Projects GENERAL CRAFTS

These next projects are tons of great ones for general crafting, creating and making. These Easy Back to School DIY Projects are meant to be doable in not too many simple steps with products and items you probably already have around the house.

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Check out an easy Notebook Paper Inspired Book Bag tutorial created by ME, I’m Beth of Creatively Beth.

Learn how to create a Teacher Apple Ornament with a Glowforge cutting machine from Katie from A Sweet Berry Designs

Lindsay from Artsy Fartsy Mama is sharing a bright and colorful DIY Rotating School Supply Organizer with simple supplies.

Create Colorful Back to School Storage with Jars from the Recycle Bin, Laura of Laura Kelly Designs shows you how.

Erica from Five Little Monsters has created crochet patterns for Amigurumi School Supplies and they are ADORABLE!

Make a quick and easy Avocado Floor Cushion Pillow for Back to School with this tutorial from Beth of Creatively Beth (that’s me!).

Laura from Laura Kelly Designs created the matching Back to School Taco Floor Cushion because TACOS!

Free printable patterns for a Welcome Back to School Pencil Banner can be found here on Creatively Beth. One of my all-time favorite projects.

Laura of Laura Kelly Designs (that is ME) is sharing a Back to School Ruler Wreath with a super cute apple string art decoration.

Easy Back to School DIY Projects QUICK & EASY CRAFTS

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Create a bright and colorful Back to School Felt Garland with complete instructions by Laura of Laura Kelly Designs.

Create a quick and easy Clay Pot Apple for Teacher craft that is perfect for back to school, Beth of Creatively Beth (yup, that’s me!) will show you how.

Welcome your kiddos teachers with an easy Back to School Pennant and Flowers, this tutorial is by Laura of Laura Kelly Designs.  

Use two simple supplies create Back to School Felt Storage Baskets that can be made in a variety of sizes by Creatively Beth.

Make a Custom School Supply Caddie with simple materials from the dollar spot, Jenny from Jenny’s Crayon Collection shows you how!

Smitha over at Smiling Colors has created Three Back to School Notebooks with Dollar Tree Supplies. Super cute and sparkly!

Quick and easy free printable Lunchbox Note Jokes will keep the kiddos in stitches, just download from Lindsay at Artsy Fartsy Mama.

Make a No-Sew Felt Pencil Pouch for back-to-school fun, Laura of Laura Kelly Designs shares a step-by-step tutorial.

Ginger with Ginger Snap Crafts created a DIY Teacher Tote in just about 5 minutes with help from her Cricut Easy Press.

Make SWEET rainbow treats for that first day when the kids get home from school. There is a free printable too!

MORE Easy Back to School DIY Project Ideas

These are more back to school DIY projects and ideas from here on my blog.

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Sculpey Clay Back to School Jewelry and Charms
Cherry Man in the Lunchbox Ideas with Printable
DMC Craft Thread Ideas for Back to School (Clothespin Worry Dolls and Pom Poms)
Ruler Wreath with the Ad-Tech Cool Tool 
Udderly Smooth Back to School Teacher Gift with Printable
Kunin Group Felt DIY Lunch Sacks with Lunch Notes Printable
Fairfield World DIY Chore Chart
Expressionery Teacher Gift in a Jar
School Supply Containers with Ellison Education Die-Cutting
Empowering Kids to do their own Back to School Lunch Packing
DIY Home/School Communication Journals
DIY Chair Pockets for the Classroom
Emoji Stress Balls
Customized Back to School Lollipops
Back to School Box Top Jar



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