Summer Insect Desk Tags

I love to have desk tags for the kids, not only as a fun school decoration but also as a learning tool. The kids have both learned to write their names by tracing on their laminated desk tags. I also have them place their pencils on their desk tag when they are not using them.
Since insects will be a key part of our nature study this summer, I decided to have insects as the theme for our new desk tags. And when I couldn’t find what I wanted, I attempted to make one using public domain clip art off the internet. I’m really pleased with my first attempt!
Take a look or download it for your use.

Desk Tag Tutorial

Want to make your own? It really was not hard at all. I used an Open Office text document and created a table of three rows x one column. Then, I adjusted the size of each row. Next, I added a dashed line in the center of the second row. I did need to be sure that my borders for the table were selected and set at 1 point.

That’s it! Just add your stock photos or google for public domain clip art to find exactly what you want. It turned out to be much faster than searching the internet for pre-made desk tags. Have fun!


Published by Tracy
Our life is creative chaos, and our homeschool is loud and busy and distracted and challenging and lovely. My name is Tracy, and I homeschool my crew of three kids with ADHD/dyslexia, finding creative ways to use their strengths to teach their weaknesses. As a homeschooled homeschooler, I love customizing curriculum and making adjustments to incorporate fun, hands-on projects for out-of-the-box learners. Stop by to find grace for the messes and mistakes, and knowledge to pick up the pieces and make something special. Let’s grow together!