Hacks for the Back to School Season: 5 Tips to Stay Ahead

It’s that time of year again! The hustle and bustle of getting ready for school is in the air. I’ve got some hacks for the back to school season for parents and kids. Everyone is searching for new ways to get ahead of the school year before it gets ahead of them! 

Benefits of Coloring: Art Work is School Work

Creativity is a valuable skill that benefits adults as much as it does children. As we approach adulthood, we do not use the benefits of coloring or our creativity nearly enough as we should. Art and creativity give an opportunity for problem solving and trial and error—especially for children.

Brighten Up Homework Space with DIY School Decor

Students of all ages could use a boost of fun going back to classes. Whether you are at home, in a classroom or a dorm room a bit of  encouraging diy school decor goes a long way.  That sense of belonging that encompasses learning, independence and self-expression is invaluable.  It is the perfect opportunity to sport school colors, mascots and trends.  These two diy school décor ideas are simple and adaptable which makes them perfect for crafters of all ages and levels.

Out of This World Outer Space Craft for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun space craft for the kids to make at home, we’ve got you covered! This out-of-this-world solar system collage combines art, science, recycled cardboard and your favorite OOLY supplies. Play with color and sparkle as you let your creativity and imagination soar!

OOLY’s Top Pastel Picks – Spring Into the Season

Celebrate the coming of spring with OOLY’s favorite pastel art and school supplies. From Pairsian inspired macaron erasers and cute pastel highlighters to ready-to-go gift sets, these supplies are perfect for Easter or any spring crafts. In this post, we’ve curated a list OOLY’s top pastel picks to help add some springtime inspiration and perfectly pastel color into your everyday. Whether you’re an artist, crafter or planner, stay tuned, we’ve got you covered.