Make It: School Stuff for Kids

Do you have all the supplies you need for school? Even if you do, it's fun to make some items exactly the way you like. When I was in school, I used to spend hours making covers for my books--to keep them safe and to show off my own style. Make some things, customize others and you'll be able to go back to school with style--your own style! 

Activities

  • Do you have a cereal box? Use it to make a pencil case you can bring with you to school.

  • Follow along in this video to learn how to make an easy fidget stick. Or if you have 6 cubes at home, you can also make your own cube-shaped fidget toy.
  • Need a bookmark? Use paper and a glue stick to create this one that can keep your exact spot with a pointer. Bonus: you can decorate it any way you like!

Books

STEM Lab: Use science, technology, engineering and math to build some structures out of materials you have at home. 

If I Built A School: What would your school look like if you got to build it? Jack's imagination runs wild describing all the amazing things he would have at his imaginary school.

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: What happens when Dwight brings an origami finger puppet to school? Something strange. Read this funny story and make your own origami creations!

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