SMALL TOWN HOPE's

BACKPACK DESIGN PROJECT

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25MY DESIGN...

"My backpack is inspired by nature. I like sunflowers and cactus so I put them on it. I used pom-poms, beads, fabric, buttons, markers, flowers, patches, and glitter glue." 

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 10 years old. My idea for my backpack design came from nature. Other kinds of art I like to do are painting and making jewelry. I like all kinds." 

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26 MY DESIGN...

"I made a flamingo backpack. It's fuzzy. I used pom-poms, fabric, beads, and feathers."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 7 years old. I wanted to make this backpack because I like flamingos a lot. Other kinds of art I like to do are painting, drawing, and clay."

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27MY DESIGN...

"I made my backpack to look like my cat, "Gizmo." I used string, buttons, backpack straps from a backpack I took apart, and fabric. 

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 8. I wanted to make this backpack because I have two cats and I like them. Other kinds of art I like to do are drawing, painting, and clay."

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28MY DESIGN...

"My backpack has flamingos on it. I used puffy paint to draw the flamingos onto my backpack."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 10 years old. I was inspired to make a flamingo backpack by one of the backpacks we took apart that had flamingos on it. Other kinds of art I enjoy are painting, making things out of clay, and drawing."

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29 MY DESIGN...

"I made a pink backpack with a coconut tree, smiley face, stars, "BFF," my name, hearts, circles and it's a lot of fun! I used pom-poms, cheetah fabric, feathers, glitter paint and glue, gems, and I used a friendship bracelet I found in backpack I took apart."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 8. My idea for my backpack just popped up in my head. Other kinds of art I like to do are painting, coloring and drawing." 

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30MY DESIGN...

"My backpack is a "pool bag" so that I can use it to put my swim things in it to take to the pool. I made a beach ball, flip flops, and I wrote, "Pool Days are Here!," "Summer!!!" and my name. I used glitter hot glue, hot glue, puffy paint, glitter, sequins, and a key chain."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 9. I wanted to make this backpack because I want to take it to the pool. The idea just came to me. Other kinds of art I like to do are drawing, coloring, painting, and crafts."

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31MY DESIGN...

"I really like animals so I have dogs and flamingos on my backpack. I made a beach towel holder. I have four cupholders and four storage areas. I used fabric, pom-poms, parts from another backpack, and hot glue."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 9 years old. I wanted to make this backpack because I like to make crafts. Other kinds of art I enjoy doing are painting, collage, drawing, and building." 

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32 MY DESIGN...

"I started thinking of something with a galaxy for my backpack and then it turned into a ladybug. I had a couple of challenges, but I made it through. I used chenilles, tubing, fabric, paint, a backpack, and parts from a backpack we took apart."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 12 years old. I wanted to make this backpack because I wanted to have it for pretend play. Other kinds of art I like to do are drawing, coloring, paper origami, crafts, puzzles, and diamond dots."

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33MY DESIGN...

"I put a mushroom on my backpack and made a little pocket. I also put on a football and soccer ball and rocket patches. I used part of a strap from a backpack I took apart. I made a keychain with a zipper end and rings. I put a puppy on there, too. I used puffy paint, fabric, fabric pens, beads, and chenilles."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 7 and 1/2. I wanted to make this backpack because the idea popped into my head. My favorite kind of art to do is doodling."

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34MY DESIGN...

"I used part of an old backpack to create a secret pocket on my backpack. I also added a rainbow made of paint. I used puffy paint, shoe string, and beads. 

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 8. I made this backpack because I thought it was really cool to put the unicorns and a rainbow on it. My favorite kinds of art to do are making things with wood using a saw and making things out of Legos."

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35MY DESIGN...

"My backpack is a soccer backpack. I'll use this bag for soccer practice and to carry equipment. I used puffy paint and permanent marker." 

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 15 years old. I wanted to make this backpack because I really like soccer and I can use it for soccer practice. My favorite kind of art to do is sewing."

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36MY DESIGN...

"My backpack is based on softball and it is very colorful. I used hot glue, glitter glue, fabric, a carabiniere, and puffy paint."

ABOUT THE ARTIST...

"I'm 12 years old. I wanted to make this backpack because I needed another softball bag and I thought it would be cool. Other kinds of art I like to do are painting, sketching, clay, and fun and crazy kinds of art."