Today, I am excited to share with you a back to school notebook we made for the upcoming school year. I can’t believe summer is over, we started school about a week ago, already. It’s once again, time to pack up the kids backpacks, lunches, and head out to school. Of course, they can’t forget a notebook. These easy to make back to school notebooks are perfect for kids of all ages to use throughout the whole school year.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Since we made two of these adorable notebooks, because I couldn’t have just one, of course. I’ll take you through making the one with a school photo and crayons.
1. Paint your notebook with chalkboard paint until completely covered. Once dry, repeat this step until you find the look you want. I did about 3 coats. I think it really just depends on which type/brand of composition books you buy.
2. Once dry, measure your notebook from the top left corner to the bottom left corner using your decorative ruler ribbon. If you don’t have ribbon like ours, you can always use a piece of school themed back to school scrapbook paper, or even a regular ruler.
3. Cut your ribbon of choice to fit the length of the notebook and glue firmly in place using your glue-gun.
4. If you have a chalk-pen you can write a special back to school message for your child or use regular chalk and have your child write a note of their choice.
Now you have another option to make a fun notebook for your kids to use all year long. They can use chalk and write any message to customize their books. They truly are so easy, inexpensive to make, and a unique notebook for kids of all ages to enjoy.
I hope you enjoyed my notebook tutorial today. It’s a fun and an easy idea your kids can help create and enjoy throughout the school year. Do your kiddos enjoy having their own special notebook or journal for writing?