Turn your plain old pencils into something fun and awesome with this easy DIY Washi Tape Pencils back to school craft.
If you are looking for a super easy back to school craft idea or craft ideas with pencils, you have come to the right place!
Get the kids excited for back to school and school supplies with these DIY Washi Tape Pencils. Just set the kids up with some washi tapes and pencils, and let them go to town!
This simple craft is great for letting them unleash their creativity and get in the mindset for back to school season.
Plus, going back to school with bright and colorful pencils that you decorated yourself is just more fun!
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We used mechanical pencils but you could just as easily use regular no. 2 pencils or pens. Whatever you use, they are sure to come out super cute!
Washi tape is one of my absolute favorite craft supplies. It is inexpensive and makes decorating plain everyday items, such as pencils, super easy.
I have a drawer full of washi tape on hand at all times, but if you don’t have any washi tape at home you can pick it up at your local craft store or order some online. Personally, I like to order large sets washi tape on Amazon where I can usually grab lots of different patterns are a good price.
I hope you enjoy this easy back-to-school craft and that you have a great school year!
Washi Tape Pencils
- 1 pair of scissors
- 6 mechanical pencil
- 1 washi tape or more as desired
- Take a roll of washi tape and slowly wrap one of the pencils Leave a bit of the pencil showing at the top, if desired. Make sure you overlap the tape as you work down the pencil so that it gets covered.
- Cut off the tape. Repeat to make as many pencils as you like.
That is such a cute craft! I love the look. Washi tape is the best thing ever. You can do so much with it!
Marcie W. says
Now this is an awesome idea and an easy way for kids to showcase their individual style. Something tells me a washi tape order is in my near future. Fun!
Brandy (@brandyellen) says
What a fun craft idea for back to school. I have to get some washi tape as I know the kids will have a field day trying to make these pencils. I love how much you can do with washi tape for crafty fun!
What a cute idea for kids too! This is such a simple and fun project idea!
Desiree Lopez says
My teens decorate everything with washi tape but I don’t think they have taped up their pencils like this. I’ll have to show them this craft idea and see what they think. I have a sneaky suspicion I’m going to be seeing some very festive pencils soon.
Dorothy Boucher says
These are awesome! I know my grandchildren would love them, I do like that they have such vivid color
in each of them.
Aaron Commareri says
My niece would love it.
Veronica Lee says
What a lovely idea! And so pretty too!
paula peterson says
I need to get these for my daughter.
Washi tapes come in so many great designs now. Cute way to personalize things.
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