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10 DIY backpack design ideas

Reinvent your kids' backpacks with these 10 fun ideas, from Family.Disney.com, a website from Disney that is filled with thousands of crafts, games and recipes for kids and families.

For the kids who love art ...

To all you budding Picassos out there, your
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To all you budding Picassos out there, your backpack is the perfect canvas to show off your creative genius, or at least your mad finger painting skills. This backpack also does double-duty as a picture frame for one of your masterpieces. While your finished work of art may look good enough to be in a museum, we think it will make a pretty big artistic statement slung over your shoulder as well.

For the kids who love music ...

Is that music we hear in the hallways?
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Is that music we hear in the hallways? No, it's just this entertainingly decorated backpack that's sure to make all you band or glee club members tap your toes. From the movable music to the attached microphone, this backpack hits all the right notes.

For the kids who love cheerleading ...

1-2-3-4. Here's a backpack you'll adore. 5-6-7-8. It's
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1-2-3-4. Here's a backpack you'll adore. 5-6-7-8. It's so easy to create. Show your pride with this spirited backpack adorned with stripes and a varsity letter in your school colors. It really is something to cheer about.

For the kids who love theater ...

Let the world know you're a superstar with
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Let the world know you're a superstar with this backpack that's sure to get standing ovations. With its Hollywood lights, applause sign and glittery photo frame, you'll be famous at least for your creativity.

For the kids who love being green ...

Make every day Earth Day with this backpack
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Make every day Earth Day with this backpack that shows your appreciation for the environment. There's even a mobile garden, so you can bring a little nature into the classroom.

For the kids who love fashion ...

Fashion is your passion. The classroom is your
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Fashion is your passion. The classroom is your runway. And this oh-so-fabulous backpack is the must-have accessory for the well-dressed, glamour princess. Just watch out for the paparazzi.

For the kids who love style ...

For the well-dressed prepster, this backpack goes to
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For the well-dressed prepster, this backpack goes to the head of the class. And it's so easy to create this stylish look that when you're finished, you won't just be glad, you'll be plaid.

For the kids who love rock ...

If you want to rock and roll with
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If you want to rock and roll with creativity, join the fan club for this sweet backpack project. There's an opening act of studded denim and two encores that are some hip zipper pulls. It's time to rebel against boring backpacks.

For the kids who love science ...

Who says you can't have both brains and
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Who says you can't have both brains and looks? This backpack not only looks awesome, it's like a walking laboratory. And with its attached chalkboard, you're always prepared to jot down some formulas, make some scientific breakthroughs, or maybe just play a game of hangman. Hey, even geniuses need a little play time.

For the kids who love sports ...

You already show your winning moves on the
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You already show your winning moves on the field. Now you can show off your A-game style in the classroom with this sports-themed backpack. It's even got a miniature football field so you can plan your plays. So, when it comes to creativity, you'll certainly make a touchdown.

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