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23 DIYs To Try With Your Kids Before School Starts

Summer crafts and hacks to get your family ready for fall.

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1. Upcycle a milk jug into a sandwich keeper.

You can never have too many sandwich keepers, tbh. Get the tutorial HERE.
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You can never have too many sandwich keepers, tbh. Get the tutorial HERE.

2. Customize gel pens with color-coordinated feathers.

Learn how HERE.

3. DIY this ruler crate to keep homework supplies organized.

Lemon Tree Dwelling will show you how.

4. Keep crayons organized with this handmade crayon roll.

Find out how at Say Yes.
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Find out how at Say Yes.

5. Always have a snack sack on hand.

Owen's Olivia has a great tutorial to make your own.
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Owen's Olivia has a great tutorial to make your own.

6. Download these free printable bookplates.

Get them at Lavender's Blue Designs.

7. Create a family command center out of an old door.

Get tips HERE.

8. Help them make this mail tube pencil case.

Damask Love created the tutorial.

9. Waterproof their canvas shoes to help them last all year.

Bee's wax and a hairdryer should do the trick.

10. Keep homework organized with a customized bulletin board.

Tutorial HERE.
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Tutorial HERE.

11. Color code notebooks by subject to make them easy to find.

12. Build this DIY digital projector for their classroom.

Photojojo will show you how.
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Photojojo will show you how.

13. Color-code hangers to streamline outfit planning during the week.

14. Make your own catch-all shelf to keep school supplies contained at home.

15. Got sewing skills? Upcycle juice pouches into storage cases.

Get the tutorial HERE.
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Get the tutorial HERE.

16. Or keep things handy by installing a pen holder in their notebook.

17. Make them a custom backpack.

Instructions HERE.

18. Help little ones feel confident with their zipper abilities.

And keep accidents at bay. (Tutorial HERE.)
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And keep accidents at bay. (Tutorial HERE.)

19. Never run out of ice packs again.

20. Chalkboard a notebook.

Warm Hot Chocolate has the tutorial.

21. DIY this duck tape bookmark.

Instructions are HERE.
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Instructions are HERE.

22. If you're feeling really ambitious, try tackling these book covers.

See how it's done HERE.
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See how it's done HERE.

23. Or put together a homework station.

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