Back to School House

Ahh! My youngest starts Kindergarten this year and it makes me so sad! My kiddos are growing up way too fast. She’s super excited and ready to make new friends and learn tons of amazing new things though. This Back to School House craft was the perfect activity while we counted down the last days of summer. And if you’re looking for some fun back to school themed books, I’m sharing a roundup of my favorites at the end of this post.


Back to School House Printable Craft

Back to School House Craft


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. 

This is another craft that uses supplies you probably already have on hand. Before you begin, gather up the following:




Printable House Template



Download the school house template and, using your colored construction paper, print out each page on it’s corresponding color. After printing each page out, carefully cut out your house pieces.




Using a glue stick or white craft glue, begin gluing the pieces of your house together. Use the photos below as a guide.





Start with the bushes, adding one to each side of the house, then center the steps at the bottom of the house.





Next, add the roof pieces, steeple, window and bell.





And finally, glue the hinges to the back of the door before adding the door to your house. Then add the windows, window boxes and school sign.



Back to School House Printable Craft



Let the glue dry and your schoolhouse is complete!


Of course, if you want, you can leave off the steeple and the school sign to create a regular house, using any color you want for the base of the house.


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





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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