10 Creative DIY Bookmarks To Make for Your Classroom

10 Creative DIY Bookmarks To Make for Your Classroom

By Elizabeth Lee , Aug 5th 2015

DIY bookmarks

Warning: you may never want to buy bookmarks again.

Bookmarks are one of the easiest school supplies to make. Instead of stocking up on bookmarks this back to school season, get crafty by making your own! Here are 10 creative DIY bookmarks to try for back to school:


1. Dress Up Your Book with Buttons

DIY button bookmarks

These bookmarks are as cute as a button! Find out what I Heart Naptime blogger Jamielyn does with her box of extra buttons here.


2. Upcycle DIY Paint Chip Bookmarks

paint chip DIY bookmarks

DIY paint chip bookmarks are colorful, inexpensive and easy to make! What more could you ask for? Hop over to The Jenny Evolution to see the full tutorial.


3. Because Your Kids Are Superstars

DIY star bookmarks

With some precision, you can create some fun bookmarks with a pop of color! Follow Northstory's DIY here.


4. Fashion-Forward Color Blocking

color block bookmarks DIY

Make your own en vogue color block bookmarks with this DIY from Jade and Fern.


5. Make Your Own Minions


These little guys are all the rage this year! Bring them into your classroom with A Pumpkin and a Princess' tutorial.

(For even more Minion classroom ideas, read one of our all-time fan favorites: 8 Minion Classroom Ideas for Back to School!)


6. Bows for Your Books

bow paperclip bookmark DIY

Use fabric scraps to create some of the most adorable bookmarks the world has ever seen! Jump over to How About Orange for the walkthrough.


7. Cute Animal Corners

animal bookmarks DIY

These corner markers are too cute to bear! Take a look at Crayons and Collars' animal collection and make some yourself!


8. Corner Monsters


Looking for something less cute and more scary? These fun corner monster markers from Easy Peasy and Fun are for you!


9. Washi Tape Corner Markers


Not feeling too crafty? These corner bookmarks are simple to make and just as creative. Jump over to Zakka Life to see the full DIY!


10. Printable Roald Dahl Quotes with Tassels!

roald dahl printable bookmarks

Print this set of Roald Dahl bookmarks and add some tassels for flair. See Artsy-Fartsy Mama's tutorial here!


Get more DIY bookmarks, gift tags, and other printables for Back to School:

As a part of our 2015 Summer of Literacy program, we’re giving away free teacher materials and resources. Our newest downloadable resource is the “Back to School Printables!” Packed with printable bookmarks, name plates, coloring sheets, and gift tags, this free collection will help make back to school a breeze.

back to school printables

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