Summer Scrapbook

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Create a summer scrapbook with these awesome paper bag books! If you like this craft, check out our Create a Storybook post which gives you more suggestions for how to use these great books.

What You’ll Need:
*4 Brown or White paper bags (lunch bag size)
*Construction paper
*Stickers/old magazines
*Hole Punch

*Gather your photos and trim them as needed to fit in your book. Determine how many pages you'll need for your scrapbook. Four bags will give you 14 pages, plus a front & back cover.

*Stack the 4 paper bags, one on top of the other, with the folded side up and alternating the bag opening from right to left.

*Fold all the bags in half and punch four holes along the left side.
*String your ribbon through the holes and tie.

*Glue the images to each page and write descriptions. Add stickers or other decorative items.

*Decorate the front of your book and add a title.
*You can also store little knicknacks from your summer inside the open end of the bags.

*Send us a picture of your kids and their paper bag books we may post it to our site!

Suggested Resources:
*Children’s Brainstorming Lists for Writing – great ways to get your kids started on creative writing and story telling.
*Summer Picasso Vacation Collage: learn about Picasso while making a collage to commemorate your summer vacation from My Activity Maker.

This activity can be found in the Arts & Crafts sections of our site.