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Decorate a milk jug snack container with a fun button and scrapbook paper for added personality. (Republican Eagle photo by Danielle Killey)

DIY: Back to school

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Some kids look forward to heading back to school, while others may dread it. But some simple touches, such as decorating school supplies, might make the process a little more fun.


Make back-to-school time exciting with personalized pencils, recycled snack containers and bookmarks.

Back-to-school can also be an expensive time for parents, so making supplies at home can help save money.

Here are just a few ideas for useful and fun back-to-school crafts.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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