Back to School Crafty Ideas for Pre-School and Elementary Classrooms + Teachers

Hi everyone ~ back to school, teacher crafts and classroom crafts have ALWAYS been one of my favorite crafts to make.  I have a good collection of ideas I'd like to share with you.  Just click on the button below to see my ideas I've created over the years.  Pin it on Pinterest to share with your friends and save for future use. Hugs, Tracy … [Read more...]

It’s “Mice” to Meet You ~ Teacher Card

I love play on word creations for various occasions; puns that use words in place of common words that have a theme or different meaning. While I was scrolling through my cartridges on Cricut Design Space I spotted that little mouse from Create a Critter cartridge. I think he is adorable and the idea of "mice" to meet you popped in my head. I hope you think so too. During a recent trip … [Read more...]

♥ Mini Clipboards for 2nd Grade Economics Fair

Today I am sharing our idea for Spencer's 2nd Grade Economics Fair partly because I couldn't find a whole lot of ideas out on Google or Pinterest when I searched.  Maybe I just didn't take enough time or search the right terms.  I dunno -- I've decided to share what his idea was so it may can help someone else.  In the past I've shared my How to Make a George Washington Wig and 5th Grade Minnesota … [Read more...]

15 Teacher & School Crafts

One of my favorite crafts to create is school themed related for teachers, school friends, classmates and more.  I just love the colors, images and cute little quotes.  So fun! Here is 15 of my all time favorites to share once again.  Enjoy!  Faux School Books using Recycled Cricut Cartridge Boxes  Back to School Teacher’s Gift  Altered Journals ~ for Teacher’s Gifts Teacher … [Read more...]

Using those Scrap Cuts!

We all have them; lots of them….don't we?? Well at least I do.  Lots of "extra cuts" from paper that I cut on my cricut machine of projects that were never completed, images cut too big or too small, or I "changed my mind" cuts.  So I have a big ole drawer that I throw all of those cuts into to use "later"….maybe….  or to keep things straight…. if it's a project with a specific theme I will use … [Read more...]

Faux School Books using Recycled Cricut Cartridge Boxes

Welcome to the September 2011 edition of the Pink-alicous Blog Hop hosted by Robyn, My Pink Stamper. If you're following the blog hop trail you should have arrived from the super talented Missy's blog.  To start at the beginning of the hop click here. Today the entire design team is highlighting the "School Days" stamp set created by My Pink Stamper.  This is a super fun set with tons of school … [Read more...]

CJToo Crafty Designers Design Team Day!

Back to School Fun  What a wonderful and talented group of ladies I have on my Design Team!! The Design Team assignment was Back to School FUN!   To see more about their fabulous creations - you can visit their blogs by clicking on their names or on the photo of their project. Let's get the creativity rolling shall we?? ~~~~~~ Kadie at Kards by Kadie made these School Bus treat boxes … [Read more...]

Minnesota State Float for 5th Grade!

Lucky nephew asked me to help him with a 5th grade project to create a State Float for his Social Studies class.  Each student gets a choice of "state" and he chose Minnesota because he thought it would be interesting to learn about the state.  How fun!  (side note ---- I vaguely remember when my oldest son did this project when he was in 5th grade too (I think we had Arkansas though). … [Read more...]

How to Make a George Washington Wig

Being the "crafty" one in the family sometimes has it perks and sometimes not.  When my nephew asked me to help him "look" like George Washington for a school program -- I didn't really know where to begin.  SO I "googled" it of course....LOL This is where I stand "true" to my name CRAFT JUNKIE TOO (plural) I do a little of everything!  I am posting this in hopes it may help someone else in the … [Read more...]

Homemade Robot for Pre-Schooler

Share your creations on my T.G.I.F Linky Party -- we'd love to see your Spring, Summer, Easter, St. Paddy's, or "anything goes" creations.  -- Click here for that.  ........ Today I wanted to show you this adorable robot we created for our pre-schooler Spencer.  It was a family project because it took mom, dad and Spencer to create this.  Each of us contributing a special "touch" in the creation … [Read more...]