Whether you have kids returning to school or friends who work as teachers, here’s a simple DIY gift to kick off the new school year!
Christy from Thrifty and Thriving created this easy-to-follow tutorial for making your own candy pencil. It’s perfect for kids or teachers alike and is sure to put a smile on a few faces. (Nothing like starting things off with a few warm fuzzies, I say!) To make your own candy pencils, gather up the following:
- Hershey Hugs (or Kisses)
- Yellow and Pink Cardstock
- Glue Dots
- Ribbon or String (check out our baker’s twine DIY right here)
- Craft Scissors w/ Pinking Edge (optional)
Then hop, skip, or jump on over to Thrifty and Thriving to see how all the parts come together!