The Crafted Collective: 60 Back to School Ideas

The Crafted Collective 60 Back to School Ideas at

You know I love back to school! It is sad to say good bye to the summer, but come on, the decor and ideas are amazing!!! So for The Crafted Collective this week me and the ladies, Kirsten of Sweet Tea and Saving Grace, Bethany of Pitter and Glink and Kara of Happy Go Lucky are sharing our favorites.

Back to School Mantle 4

Get in the back to school mood with a back to school themed mantle. This one from The Crafted Sparrow is adorable.


Write fun lunch box notes everyday with this adorable chalkboard sandwich box from My Craftily Ever After.


These notes are so cute and healthy. Perfect for lunches from The Cupcake Diaries.

Olivia's Bag 4

Avoid wasting bags, by making these reusable snack bags. Perfect to pack kids with nutrients for a good day at school from Owen’s Olivia.

Teacher Name Plate at

Don’t forget to make something cute for your new teacher. Here is an easy and inexpensive paint stick teacher name plate from The Benson Street.


Customize pencils, notebooks, etc. using washi tape like these cute ideas from Lia Griffith


For tweens and teens make notebooks and binders super cute with this idea from Popscosmo.

book plates

Don’t lose any books this year with these printable book plates from Mama Miss. Stick them in your books with washi tape for more fun.


Keep school supplies corralled in this awesome duct tape caddy from Aunt Peaches.

Portable Homework Stations for Kids at

Portable and personalized homework stations from The Benson Street. Get homework done where ever the kids are after school.


For a different twist on the homework station, try this turntable style from Mom on Timeout.

page corner bookmark

Send kids to school with an adorable page corner bookmark. These monsters from Tally’s Treasury are perfect.


Make a custom book bag for your child in their favorite colors. Get all the details from Hart and Sew.


Learn how to use a planner to keep organized with all the back to school craziness via First Home Love Life.


Or keep organized with this unique white board calendar tutorial from Rustoleum.


Check out the other great back to school ideas at the links below: 



Sweet Tea and Saving Grace | Pitter and Glink | Happy Go Lucky


Hi there!

I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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