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Create & Educate with Plaid!

Create & Educate with Plaid!

It's that time again...time for school to start back up. And while this year will look very different than in years past, families still have to prepare for school. While learning and working from home have become the new normal, parents having to teach their kids is still a struggle. The Plaid team understands your pain and we are here to help!

Just like you were are looking for ways to keep kids busy and entertained this summer and into the school year. We've come up with several projects that we think you will love to supplement their daily digital school work.  

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

To create a space that feels like school, add colorful pieces to your kid's desk area for more fun, like these toy ABC art letters.

Turn your history lesson into a fun crafting session. Instead of memory hooks, uses these historical figure cut-outs to help the facts stick!

Discover the planets and where they are in our solar system with this easy to make diorama. 


Make growing potted plants into a science lesson about the life cycle of plants with this easy and fun craft!

Take growing plants to the next level by building a flower diorama that explains each part of a flower.

Your learning space will be bright and colorful with this fun painted books and animal decor craft - perfect for a classroom or at home!

Keep all your papers straight in this colorful and personalized clipboard.


Learn your ABCs and more on a hand-painted chalkboard personalized just for your child. Use their favorite colors to make it even more special. 

Create personalized flashcards to make learning fun and memorable.

Decorate your notebook in style with this unique denim pocket design.

You'll have the most on-trend school supplies in the class with this paint poured binder. Check out more info here about paint pouring.

Use Apple Barrel Paint, Mod Podge, and more to make your binder look deliciously beautiful.

Make your binder decorations will be on point with style and smiles.

Preserve the leaves from your nature walk with Mod Podge. 

Give your journal some extra flair with your favorite floral napkins.

It's time for music class! Make your own instruments with items from around your house.


Create abstract art with scrap papers and Mod Podge! This project is a great way to teach recycling and not wasting anything.


If you love playing in the sandbox, take it to the next level and create sensory sand for painting!

Decorate your plain backpack with shimmering, glitter for an out-of-this-world galaxy design.

Cathie & Steve show you how to makeover your journals and notebooks for a colorful addition to your school supplies.

Ideas from Influencers

Handmade Charlotte's Rachel Faucett, mom of 5, shares fun and easy hands-on project ideas. See more projects from Handmade Charlotte at

The Pretty Life Girls, Liz and Sam, share their craft ideas for keeping the family busy. Check out more of their projects at

How are you learning this year? Share your crafts with us using #PlaidCrafts!

Happy Crafting!
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