Back to School Art and Craft Ideas to Get You Inspired

Class is in session besties – well almost. I drove by my kids school last weekend and the shocking truth that our summer vacation is almost over had me FLOORED! In less than a month, summer will be officially over. While it’s bitter sweet here, on one hand, I am excited to have more time for designing, on the other hand, I don’t feel like we got everything done that we wanted to do this summer. Do you feel the same way?


Now that back to school is upon us, let’s take a minute to get inspired for the fun back to school art and craft ideas that you can create with your craft machines. 


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First Day of School Signs

Nicole Andrew created this really adorable and easy to use first and last day of school template. You can grab a small chark board or dry erase board and use this for years to come. I have spotted her kids school photos and they are absotuely adorable!  You can grab this SVG file here.

Label All The Things!

As they say in the south, everything looks better with a monogram. If you enjoy the look, be sure to check out these fun school labels from Cute Files. You can grab this SVG file here.

Back To School Shirts

Who doesn’t love a well-placed tie-dye design? If you want a super cute way to dress the littles for back to school, take a look at these sublimation designs. Ranging from Preschool all the way to 6th grade. Thank you Digi Web Studio!

Sublimation Patterns

If you are looking for a more DIY shirt project, you won’t want to sleep on these back-to-school sublimation designs from Dina Store. Add any quote over the top of the design and you have an instant win. 

Teacher Signs

I know a lot of besties enjoy using their glowforges and that is you, you HAVE to grab this teired tray set up from Sawdust and Sweet Tea. I am in love with the crayon sign! You can grab this svg pack by here.

Return My Pencils

If you’re a teacher, I am sure you know the struggle of pencils not coming back. Add this little design to your pencil cup as a gentle reminder that you assigned their seat. Grab the file here.

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