DIY Back to School Activities – Cereal Box Notebooks

Via Upcycle That

Looking for some great back to school activities? Who doesn’t love a great notebook!? This activity from Creme de la Craft shows you how to make a really pretty notebook  from a cardboard cereal boxes! This is a great back to school activity or a fun classroom activity for a teacher to do.  Now you make your own back to school supplies!

To make:

  1. Cut the cereal box to create your cover.
  2. Fold it blank side out.
  3. Sew a button to the front and leave a 20″ piece hanging. This will be the thread that you wrap around the notebook to close it.
  4. Glue a blank piece of paper to the inside of the box to cover the images.
  5. Grab your the paper that will go inside and trim it to be smaller than the cover.
  6. Stitch the paper down the spine with needle and thread.
  7. Attach a decorative piece of paper to the outside spine and voila, you’re done!



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