20 DIY Pencil Toppers for Kids to Make
Make school work at home more interesting with these DIY pencil toppers! Easy for kids to make for themselves and give their friends too!
We believe in making life colorful no matter what the circumstances, so why should home-school be any different. Today we have an easy way to make back to school much more interesting – DIY pencil toppers! These pencil toppers are easy enough for kids to make, and they won’t get bored – there are lots of ideas to choose from!
We love pencil toppers because they are fun, bright, colorful, and quirky. They are a great way to personalize what is in your pencil case! Pencil toppers also make fabulous party crafts or party bag activities, they are great gifts for friends – be it on Valentine’s Day or end of school and also make great gifts for teachers. So quick and simple stationery DIY with lots of fun uses.
20 DIY Pencil Toppers for Kids to Make
1. Fringe Monster DIY Pencil Toppers
With Halloween coming soon, we might as well get into the mood with these monster pencil toppers from Red Ted Art! All you need are felt and some crazy googly eyes – and your monsters will be ready in minutes!
2. DIY Felt Minion Pencil Toppers
Who doesn’t love minions? Just looking at them reminds us of the Happy song, and we all could use some happiness in our lives now. Enter – the minion pencil toppers!
3. Sloth DIY Pencil Toppers
We love these sweet sloth pencil toppers from Handmade Charlotte for their simplicity and elegance. Not to mention those gorgeous pastel colors! Make sloths to match all your pencils for some chicness in your life.
4. Clay Pikachu Pencil Topper
You can’t roam the streets looking for Pokemon now, but you can still bring Pikachu home! If you have some air drying clay, making this clay pencil topper will be a breeze.
5. Canvas Flag Pencil Toppers
Momtastic has a fun idea with canvas – pencil topper flags! The best part about these are that they are completely customizable and you can put any logo or symbol on those flags – maybe even a pirate!
6. Troll Felt Pencil Toppers
If you’ve got a Trolls fan in your home, these Troll-inspired felt pencil toppers are a must make. You can make these in any color, or choose your favorite troll and go with the matching colors.
7. Mermaid Tail Pencil Topper Craft
Mermaids remind us of underwater legends and mythical creatures, and these mermaid pencil toppers from The Felt Store are faithful to that theme! We particularly love the blingy nature of these toppers!
8. Pipe Cleaner Bird DIY Pencil Toppers
These are among the easiest pencil toppers you can make – even young kids can try it! No sewing or complicated techniques required here, so this is a good project to begin with.
9. Felt Flower Pencil Toppers
If you’ve got scraps of felt or fabric lying around, this project from The Inspiration Edit is perfect to use them up. Make multiples of these and customize them with your favorite colors.
10. DIY Felt Ladybug Pencil Toppers
Ladybugs are cute aren’t they? Maybe that’s why we find these pencil toppers so adorable! These are really easy to make, and you’ll be wanting to make many of them in one go!
11. DIY Shooting Star Pencil Toppers
Add some flair to your school work with these tasselled shooting star pencil toppers from Oh Happy Day. These would also make great party favors for a birthday party.
12. Pipe Cleaner Heart Pencil Toppers
Look no further than this project to express how much you care for your special friend! This pencil topper is insanely easy to make, it’s just ridiculous!
13. Foam Ocean Animals Pencil Toppers
Homan at Home has a project that’s great to use if you have ready made shapes, but if you don’t you can easily make these shapes yourself. Try another theme like farm animals or jungle animals too.
14. DIY Space Rocket Pencil Topper
Let your school work be out of this world when you write with pencils topped by these space rockets from The Inspiration Edit! These would go perfectly with our space rocket corner bookmarks.
15. Pom Pom Bunny Pencil Toppers
Artzy Creations has a pencil topper idea that’s great for Easter and the rest of the year too! Tip: Wrap your pencils in matching gift wrap or washi tape for a completely custom look.
16. Printable Fireworks Pencil Toppers
Fourth of July may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own fireworks show – especially when Gohlikim is here with a cool idea of fireworks pencil toppers!
17. DIY Duck Tape Pencil Toppers
Got duck tape? Then you’re all set to make these pencil toppers from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom! We love the glitter element on this one and will be a hit with fans of everything bling!
18. Poop Pencil Toppers
Aaah, kids and poop – now that’s a combination no one can beat! Artsy Fartsy Mama has a project that’ll have kids squealing in delight. What’s more, you can use the same shape for cupcake or ice cream theme toppers!
19. DIY Beads Dolls Pencil Toppers
Make your own cute little pencil topper dolls with wooden beads and string. This project from Oh Oh Deco requires a little bit of work, but is completely worth the effort!
20. Apple Pencil Toppers
Back to School is incomplete without an apple theme craft, and the same goes for our pencil toppers list too! Made to be a Momma has a cute and easy apple pencil topper craft that’s great to give your friends and teachers too!
Most of these DIY pencil toppers can be made with regular craft supplies like felt, foam, googly eyes and craft paper. There are projects suitable for boys and girls of all ages and crafting skills. Even Mom and Dad might be tempted to make a cute pencil topper to make boring work like taxes more fun!
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