Thanks for the Memories! Scrapbook

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 5"x7"

  • Thanks for the Memories! Scrapbook
  • Inside View


  • Recycled cereal box
  • Cardstock or construction paper: red, blue, white, black
  • Fibre-Crafts School Alphabet Craft Foam Letters
  • School-themed print paper
  • White index cards, two (for each student)
  • Metal book rings, two 1-1/4”
  • Ribbon: red, black, blue (or school colors)
  • Photos of students, 4”x6”


  • Hole punch
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, black marker
  • 1. For covers, measure and cut two 5"x7" rectangles from recycled cereal box. Measure and cut two 6-1/2"x8" rectangles from school-print paper. Glue print paper on one side of cover, creasing edges and gluing towards inside edges. Measure and cut two 4-1/2"x6-1/2" black cardstock rectangles. Glue rectangles on center of inside covers. Let dry.
  • 2. For front cover, measure and cut 2-1/2"x6" red and 2"x5-1/2" white paper rectangles. Glue red rectangle on front of cover and white rectangle on center of red rectangle. Press alphabet stickers on cover to spell "goodbye".
  • 3. For inside pages, measure and cut 5"x7" white and blue paper rectangles. Stack cover and pages together; use hole punch to punch two holes through covers and pages. Insert rings through holes.
  • 4. Measure and cut eight 4" lengths of red, black, and blue ribbon. Tie ribbon lengths around rings.
  • 5. Have each student write message to teacher on white index card. Glue index cards on left pages in book.
  • 6. Glue blank index cards onto right side of pages. Glue photo on center of index card. Measure and cut 3/4"-wide white paper strips. Write student's name on white strip. Glue strip below photo.