Back-to-School Tool

This back-to-school craft is fun and practical.  Your students can make and decorate their own name tag.  On the back there is an alphabet line in both manuscript and cursive.  The craft also includes a ruler that slides into the name tag.  The ruler doubles as a bookmark and daily reminder.

Click the photo below to view or print the pattern for this craft.


Craft Materials:  Pencil pattern, markers, scissors, paper punch, glue, yarn or ribbon

Age: 6 and up.

Time:  30 minutes

Skills:  Cutting, folding, design, creativity


Instructions for the name tag


Flower Pencil Topper

April showers bring May flowers.  And if you don’t yet have any May flowers, these pencil toppers will make a beautiful May bouquet for your classroom.

Pencil flowers are also a great Mother’s Day gift.

Click the picture below to view or print the pattern for this craft.

Flower Pencil Topper


Craft Materials:  Flower pattern, markers, scissors, glue, tape, and a pencil


Age: 7 and up.


Time:  20 minutes


Skills:  Cutting, folding, paper curling, graphic design