DIY Back to School Supply Cake TutorialIt’s almost time for back to school! Want to get your favorite teacher or student excited about kicking off a new school year? Stock up on a variety of $1 school supplies… markers, glue, crayons, pencils, pens, notebooks, and more for just a buck. Then arrange them all to whip up a two or three-tiered school supply cake. Use floral foam blocks and hot glue to hold everything together, then decorate it with ribbon and embellishments… no baking required! Present this show-stopping gift to help your loved one gear up for an exciting school year full of learning.

Back-to-School Supply Cake Ingredients:

  • 6-9 Square or Rectangular Floral Foam Blocks
  • Hot Glue Gun (Not Sold at Dollar Tree)
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Glue Sticks or Glue Bottles
  • Tape
  • Notebooks
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Apple (Faux or Real!)
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • And More!School Supply Cake Ingredients

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

Remember, there’s no one way to create this school supply cake so get creative with your supplies and design!

  1. Stack the foam blocks together in a pyramid shape to form the base of your cake. Glue the blocks together and allow to dry for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Arrange your school supplies around the foam blocks, starting from the bottom and working your way to the top. Attach the supplies to the foam with glue as you go.
  3. Once you have the supplies in the arrangement you like, wrap a decorative ribbon around each tier and tie in a bow.

Want more fun ideas? Don’t forget to check out our back-to-school look book!

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