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Back-to-School House Printable Craft for Kids

Are you feeling a mix of excitement and nostalgia as your little one starts school this year? As parents, we know how quickly our kids grow up! If you’re looking for a delightful activity to cherish the last days of summer while getting your child excited about school, we’ve got you covered. Our Back-to-School House Craft is not only adorable but also an excellent way to engage your kids in a fun and creative activity. Plus, at the end of this post, we have a fantastic roundup of back-to-school-themed books to explore with your little ones!


Back-to-School House Printable Craft for Kids

Back-to-School House Printable Craft for Kids


I just love how this old-fashioned school house craft came out! The end product is super adorable and the kiddos had so much fun with this project. 


Craft Supplies You’ll Need:

Before diving into this delightful craft project, gather the following supplies:

  • Paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Printable House Template (Available for free download below)






Download and Print: Begin by downloading the school house template and printing each page on its corresponding colored construction paper. This step adds a vibrant touch to the final craft.




Cut and Assemble: Carefully cut out the house pieces from the colored papers. Then, using a glue stick or white craft glue, start assembling the house following the steps below:





Begin by attaching the bushes, adding one to each side of the house. 


Center the steps at the bottom of the house.





Add the roof pieces, steeple, window, and bell.



Back-to-School House Printable Craft for Kids



Glue the hinges to the back of the door before attaching it to your house.


Include the windows, window boxes, and school sign to complete the look.



Back-to-School House Printable Craft for Kids



Let the glue dry and your schoolhouse is complete!


Get Creative:

Feel free to get creative with your school house craft. You can skip the steeple and school sign to create a regular house. Additionally, customize the base color of the house to suit your child’s preferences.


Teacher Appreciation:

As parents, we can’t thank teachers enough for the dedication and hard work they put into shaping our children’s minds. This Back-to-School House Craft is also an excellent way to show your appreciation to your child’s new teacher. Encourage your little one to gift this adorable creation to their teacher as a gesture of gratitude. Teachers will undoubtedly cherish this thoughtful token of appreciation!


Free Printable:

As your youngest embarks on their school journey, capture the precious moments and make the most of the time you have together. The Back-to-School House Craft is an enjoyable activity that will surely create lasting memories. Download the free printable template below and let your child’s creativity shine! Show your gratitude to teachers by gifting them this lovely craft. Lastly, dive into the world of back-to-school-themed books to make this season even more special for your little one. Happy crafting and happy back-to-school season!

Ready to create your own school house or home craft? Click the button below to grab the free printable template!



Explore Back-to-School Themed Books:

To further immerse your child in the back-to-school spirit, we’ve curated a list of our favorite back-to-school themed books. These stories are not only entertaining but also promote valuable lessons about friendship, learning, and new beginnings. Reading these books together can also serve as a great bonding activity between you and your child.



30 Awesome Back to School Books

As you’re preparing for back to school, ease some of those back to school jitters with these awesome kids books!

This School Year Will Be the BEST!

Splat the Cat: Back to School, Splat!

Curious George’s First Day of School

Click, Clack, Quack to School!

Amelia Bedelia Goes Back to School

First Day Jitters

School’s First Day of School

David Goes to School

The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School

Back-to-School Rules

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!

Hop on That Bus, Gus

Mind Your Manners: In School

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Pirates Don’t Go to Kindergarten!

Dear Teacher

A Fine, Fine School

The Night Before Kindergarten

The Night Before First Grade

Clifford Goes to Kindergarten

On the First Day of First Grade

Second Grade, Here I Come!

Pete The Cat Rocking In My School Shoes

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

My First Day of School

Maisy Goes to Preschool

The Berenstain Bears Go to School

Llama Llama Misses Mama

The Night Before Preschool

I am Too Absolutely Small for School



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