DIY Duct Tape Notebook Cover and Pencil Holder for School

Let kids get creative with Duct tape before heading off to school

By Michelle Schwab July 17, 2023
Help kids get ready to head back to school year by engaging them in the creative process of making personalized DIY pencil holders and notebook covers! These enjoyable and easy projects include crafting a notebook cover and pencil holder using duct tape. Witness the joy on your children's faces as they add their unique touch to these budget-friendly creations! 
Macaroni tip: For even more cost savings, check out your local dollar store.

Let the creativity flow and make heading back to school a memorable experience!

Duct Tape Notebook and Pencil Cover
Here’s what you will need:
  • Composition book
  • Pencils
  • Duct Tape
  • Milkshake straw
  • Scissors
How to:
  1. Cut 16-inch strips of duct tape.  
  2. Wrap strips of duct tape around the notebook, overlapping each strip.  
  3. Cut a straw slightly shorter than the pencil.  
  4. Cut 2 pieces of duct tape about the length of the pencils.  
  5. Overlap the pieces of duct tape.  
  6. Place your pencil inside the straw.  
  7. Tape pencil and straw onto the notebook.   
  8. Make sure the duct tape covers the bottom of the straw.  
  9. Wrap a strip of duct tape around the top of the pencil.

Now you’re ready for class!

This previously published article was updated by Macaroni KID Conejo Valley - Malibu - Calabasas