Back to School Labels for Kids

School supply shopping is done and now it’s time to label everything. To help with this and turn my daughter’s solid color folders and notebooks into something special, I created some fun Back to School Labels for your kids!

back to school labels for kidsThis is SO EASY so no excuses!

Just buy some white 8.5 inch sticker paper.
Download the file.
Open, print, trim, stick.

back to school labelsI created 4 different large labels for notebooks, pocket folders,
books, and a generic label as well.

back to school free labelsThen I created two smaller generic labels.
Great for school supply boxes, markers, crayons, etc.

school supplies back to school labelsIf you need to shrink some of the files to fit certain school supplies, just the file at 50% or whatever size you need. Good luck and hope you enjoy the free printables!

back to school labels for kidsIf you want to download individually, click on the links below…

 

 

back to school free printables

This Week In School Chalk Board Sign

this week in school chalkboard sign tutorialMy little ladybug starts Kindergarten next Wednesday. Can you believe it? Feels like summer just started! Well I guess it’s time to get organized for the school year. First up? A place to showcase her schoolwork!

look what i did signI started with some simple supplies:

  • Carved wood board from Michael’s
  • Black chalkboard paint and brush
  • Apple decals
  • Binder clips
  • Hot glue gun
  • White painters marker
  • Chalk

chalkboard school work signFirst thing you want to do is cover the wood board in two coats of chalk paint. Let it cure for 24 hours before the next step.

chalk board school work signNext I used the white painter’s marker to add some lettering to the sign “This Week In School”. Hint: you can always use a pencil first to lighting sketch out the lettering if you’re prone to mistakes!

chalk board school signOnce the letting is dry, add the binder clips and apple decals.

chalkboard school homework signNow why did I use chalk board paint if I used a paint marker for the lettering? Well I knew I still would have space in between the binder clips to write the school weeks.

this week in school chalk board signMy idea behind this is to hang her artwork, write in the dates, and take a photo. Yep, I won’t have to save every single piece of artwork, just the best ones from the year. BUT I’ll still have an archive of everything she did with dates & photos.

Pretty clever, huh?
Yeah, let’s just see if I actually stick to this plan…this week in school chalkboard sign tutorial

 

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