It’s that time again! The 4th of July is over and that means the stores are filling up with all the back to school supplies, clothes and more that your kids will need to start out the school year this fall. Boy has this summer gone by fast!
In honor of back to school, we will be sharing weekly crafts, snacks, teacher gift ideas, tips, etc. to get you in the mood for the new school year. Be sure to check in with us every week for some new ideas that your kids will love and make the new school year special and exciting.
If your kids are anything link mine, they want all the cute extra supplies that they don’t really need and cost too much money, like pencil toppers. Today we have a cute Homemade Pencil Topper that we made with only a couple materials.
How to Make Homemade Pencil Toppers
Materials You Need
- Different Colored Pipe Cleaners
- Google Eyes
- Other Types of Embellishments
- Hot Glue
Step 1 – Wind your Pipe Cleaner around Your Pencil
Step 2 – Hot Glue your Google Eyes or Embellishment to the end of the Pipe Cleaner
Step 3 – Sharpen and use your pencil like normal
That’s it! How easy is this craft? You could make a set of these and give them to your child as a little back to school gift, use them as party favors, as a birthday treat in the classroom or even give a bunch to the teacher as a back to school gift. There are lots of different ways you could use these pencil toppers.
Are you getting ready for back to school by doing more crafts? I would love to hear your ideas!
Other Crafts You May Enjoy
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Camping Scavenger Hunt