Apple Bookmark Craft for Back to School

This colorful bookmark craft is one of the best letter A activities for fall and heading back to school! 

So when you’ve finished  organizing your school supplies,  pull out the hair clips and felt to make these fun and colorful apple bookmarks. Be sure to make an extra to give as a teacher’s gift! Apple Bookmark Craft

Apple Bookmark Craft

Looking for a great back to school craft or even a fun fall craft? This apple bookmark is easy to make and perfect! Not to mention they can also be used to teach your little one the letter A.

There are so many great uses for this apple craft. This fall bookmark craft is a ton of fun to make and pretty easy as well.

It will require just a little parental supervision and/or help though.

Supplies Needed To Make An Apple Bookmark:

Supplies needed to make a green apple and red apple bookmark.
This apple craft only requires 5 supplies.
  • Metal hair clips
  • Felt: red and/or light green, brown and dark  green
  • Apple pattern
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun (ask a grown up for help!)

Directions To Make An Apple Bookmark:

Cut red and green felt to match your paper template.
Cute out the template and cut the felt to match.

Step 1

Add leftover felt to the clips with hot glue.
Add leftover felt to the clips with hot glue.

Print out the apple pattern and cut it out. You will need 2 sets of everything cut from felt (stem, leaf, apple).

Step 2

From the leftover felt scraps, cut two strips to fit inside the hair clip.

Step 3

Add the green felt apple to the clip with hot glue.
Add the green felt apple to the clip with hot glue.

Squeeze the end of the hair clip to open it and hot glue the felt strips to the inside of the prongs. This will keep the clip from getting stuck together when you glue the apples on.

Step 4

Then add the step using brown felt on the green apple.
The green apple is complete! Add a stem and leaf if you want.

Glue the hair clip to one of the apples, right in the center.

Step 5

Glue the second apple on top, covering the visible hair clip.

Apple Bookmark Craft that is read and green and clipped on a book.
Look how cute! You’ll never lose your page again.

You can use these bookmarks at school for saving your page, or for holding several printable worksheets together after you’ve printed them out. They make great friendship gifts too!

Apple Bookmark Craft for Back to School

Apple Bookmark Craft

These colorful apple bookmarks are perfect to not only work on learning the letter A for smaller kids, but a fun fall or back to school craft for older kids.

Materials

  • Metal hair clips
  • Felt: red and/or light green, brown and dark  green
  • Apple pattern
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun (ask a grown up for help!)

Tools

Instructions

  1. Print out the apple pattern and cut it out. You will need 2 sets of everything cut from felt (stem, leaf, apple).
  2. From the leftover felt scraps, cut two strips to fit inside the hair clip.
  3. Squeeze the end of the hair clip to open it and hot glue the felt strips to the inside of the prongs. This will keep the clip from getting stuck together when you glue the apples on.
  4. Glue the hair clip to one of the apples, right in the center.
  5. Glue the second apple on top, covering the visible hair clip.

More Back To School Crafts Your Kids Will Love:

This back to school apple craft is perfect for younger kids! All it requires is a printed image, glue, and tissue paper. How cute.

Let your little one decorate their own pencil pouch for school! 

Have back to school photos? Then you’ll want to make this back to school picture frame!

Make these back to school pencil vases for your child’s teacher!

Don’t let your child’s backpack get lost or stolen, make this DIY back to school backpack tag.

Looking for something similar? Then these back to school coloring pages for preschoolers are just want you need.

These exciting first day of school coloring pages are also great.

Are you going to make these apple bookmarks? Let us know down below in the comment section!

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