Easy DIY Chalkboard Teacher Tote – Great Back to School Gift!

If you’re looking for a ridiculously easy, yet nice back to school teacher gift, then this is definitely a post for you! As part of the Elmer’s Bag It Forward campaign, I recently donated a bunch of extra supplies to Big Brother’s first grade teachers. Last year I put all the extra supplies in a big file crate. But, I thought a cute tote that his teacher could keep would be especially cute. So, I made a super easy chalkboard teacher tote! DIY Chalkboard Teacher ToteCute, right?! The best part is that you can seriously do this in 5 minutes with just 4 simple supplies!

Teacher Tote GiftThe label was the absolute perfect size! I used a heavy-duty glue stick to help stick the label down and help make sure it stays attached. And, really, that’s it! Anyone can do this project! Once the label is stuck down, then you can write whatever you like on it! Martha Stewart Chalkboard LabelsSince Big Brother is in first grade and we were donating supplies to his school, I wrote the little “1st grade teachers” line on there. But, the beauty of a chalkboard tote is that you can do whatever you like with it! So fun! 🙂 Back to School Teacher Tote Gift

Have you done any projects with chalkboard labels or paint?

Disclosure: I received a free product sample of the Martha Stewart office products from Staples. However, project idea, opinions, and experiences are entirely my own.

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  1. says

    How COOL are these! You could do tons with them. I love the idea of making a bag for the teacher what a great way to start out the new year! 🙂

  2. says

    Those labels look great! I can think of tons of places I could use them! I love your idea with the tote bag – you can never have enough of those!

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