September Crafts for Kids – Back to School

We’ve got some great September crafts for kids to help ring in another school year. September is a joyous time for parents, but not for the kids! It’s back to school time!

Egg carton apple treat

After a summer of games and relaxing, it’s time to get back into the swing of learning and homework – but its not all bad! The kids get to go back to spending all day with their classmates and friends.

Use our fun back to school crafts to celebrate the beginning of another school year.

What greater way to welcome another school year than giving a little welcome treat to the teacher, and your classmates?

Our egg carton apple treat (scroll down to see it) will help you say hello to your new teacher and welcome back to your classmates! 

Fill a few of these little treat cartons with some sweets for your friends and teacher.

We’ve also got a ton of great back to school printables to ring in the new school year.

Egg carton apple treat

Easy Apple Craft - Back to School Project

Yield: 1 apple
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: free

What a cute little fall craft! Kids will have a blast making their own apple container for treats! Add some candy or a few raisins and give one out to each classmate 😉

Tools

Instructions

Step #1:

Cut out two egg carton cups. Trim them so they will fit together nicely.

Cut out egg carton

Step #2:

Paint the outside of the two egg carton shells with red paint. Leave the inside for the moment, set these aside to dry.

Paint egg carton pieces red

Step #3:

Cut a small piece of green pipe cleaner. Bend it into the shape of two leaves on a stem.

Pipe cleaner leaves

Step #4:

Once the red paint has dried, paint the inside of each of your egg carton shells with white paint. Allow these to dry again.

Step #5:

Once the white has dried, use your black paint and paint a few seeds in the center of each of the egg shells.

How to make an apple from an egg carton

Step #6:

Punch a hole in one of the two shells with your scissors. Place the green leaves into this hole.

Glue around the stem to hold it in place.

Finished egg carton apple craft

Add a little treat to the inside and put your two apple halves together.

Egg carton apple treat

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We are all ready for our “Welcome to School” gift!

Once class begins your classmates will be able to open their apple and find a tasty little surprise inside.

Back to school is an exciting time, these September crafts for kids will make it even more fun! Kids may be bummed about having homework again, but at least they can still have a great time with these crafts!

More Easy Fall Crafts For Kids

Preschool Learning Cups: A fun way to use some paper cups to learn to count, and learn the colors of the rainbow!

Paper Plate Clock: Great learning craft to help teach the little ones how to tell time.

Bookworm Pencil Holder: Turn empty paper rolls into pencil holders.

Do you like this Egg Carton Apple Craft for September?

Looking for some September crafts for kids? This cuter apple craft is perfect for back to school: make a few and give them out to teachers with a few treats inside. #applecrafts #easycraftsforkids #kidscrafts #kidsfallcrafts #fallcrafts #eggcartoncrafts

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