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Back to School Crafts and Recipes Round Up

Back to School Crafts and Recipes Round Up

In this season of back to school, we are all looking for ways to encourage our children as they settle into their new routines. That's why we've gathered some of our best crafts and recipes to support families during this transitional time!

Use these as a way to help children remember the confidence, curiosity and excitement they experienced through the characters in the stories.

salamander pencil pouch patch 15 || so many fairies

Salamander Pencil Pouch Patch

Inspired by the So Many Fairies story, "Mr. Salamander," this pencil pouch is a fun and unique way for your child to keep all their pencils and art supplies together.

Find the tutorial HERE.

raspberry tarts 2 || by thistle by thimble

Raspberry Tarts

If your child loves “Lunchable” style kits, this should be a big hit. It's a delightful lunch time treat that ties in the with By Thistle By Thimble story, "The Schoolmaster."

Find the recipe HERE.

shrinky dink self-portrait zipper pulls 13 || the willowbee tree

Shrinky Dink Self-Portrait Zipper Pulls

This craft is a fun way to help your child identify his or her backpack and will also help remind her of the themes discussed in the The Willowbee Tree story, "Zebra Stripes."

Find the tutorial HERE.

teeny the toadlet sandwich stacker 10 || sparkle sleepytime

Teeny the Toadlet Sandwich Stacker

This "Teeny the Toadlet" inspired lunch will be the hit of the lunch table. It's easy to customize to your child's liking and will bring a smile to his face as he remembers to be brave, like Teeny was in the Sparkle Sleepytime story.

Find the recipe HERE.

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About the Author

KC Pagano

Sparkle Stories Media Maven

KC is a full-time radical homemaker and mama to two spunky little girls. She writes about all kinds of radical goodness, from gardening and cooking with whole foods to crafting, sewing, homeschooling, and mama musings. Read more on her blog The Nettlesome Life.

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