Pencil Vase Craft Tutorial | Back to School Teacher Gift Idea

Here is a fun and functional craft that involves recycling and would make a perfect gift for the teacher in your life! The great part of this pencil vase is if someone forgets a pencil, they can just pull one out!

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If you want other fun back to school projects, I’ve made a few!

Supplies You Will Need To Make The Pencil Vase

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Here is the Quick Video Tutorial on How to Make the Pencil Vase

You can find the full video tutorial at the end of this post, which has extra explanation!

Directions for the Pencil Vase

Step 1

Put a rubber band around the container you will be using for the pencil vase.

Back to School pencil vase putting rubberband around container for back to school pencil vase

Step 2

Take pencils and put them between the container and the rubber band.

Add pencils under the rubberband for the vase

Step 3

Tie a ribbon around the pencils to hide the rubber band.

Tie red ribbon around the pencil vase

TIP: If your pencils aren’t stable and won’t stand straight, put a small dab of hot glue on three or four pencils and glue them to the container. That will keep the other pencils standing straight!

Hot glue pencils on to the vase

That’s it!

Have fun with it! I’d LOVE to see what you make! Be sure to share it over on my Craft Klatch Facebook Group! It’s Free! ❤️

completed vase cute as can be with pencils and a red ribbon
Back to school teacher gift idea pencil vase DIY

Remember to PIN IT for later!

Easy Teacher Gift pinterest pencil vase

Other Fun Pencil Gift Ideas!

Who knew pencils could be so much fun! They make great back to school gift ideas, but some of these would look great as home decor in your house and mine!!!

Remember: Life’s too short not to shimmer, so grab your glue gun and your glitter!™ Stay safe!


Full Video Tutorial

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