7 Arts & Craft Items for College Student Study Breaks

Not everyone wants to party or go to the movies for a study break. If you would rather work some art & crafts, these items will help you make something cool while taking a little break.

BeeCrafty Crochet Hook Set

Best Crochet Hook Set craftsOne of the best things about crochet is that it can be done anywhere, at any time, with any type of thread or wool that you like. This BeeCrafty Crochet Hook Set includes hooks ranging in sizes from 2mm to 6mm, along with a tape measure, stitch holders, a small pair of foldable scissors, 6 yarn needles, and a row counter. All of these are packed in a little carrying case that you can easily slip into a backpack. You’ll be crocheting scarves, hats, and maybe even a sweater in no time with this all-inclusive set! It’s available in blue or red with white polka dots.

Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure and Coloring Book for Adults

Lost Ocean Coloring Book craftsDiscover an enchanting underwater world where you can color! Get in touch with your inner child with this adult coloring book, featuring an ocean adventure. There are even pages that fold out so you can tear out your pictures and use them to decorate your dorm or apartment. You can get as intricate or simple as you like, and the paper is coated so it won’t bleed through.

Arteza Watercolor Brush Pens

Arteza Real Brush Pens craftsThese brush pens from Arteza will inspire you to take an art class, even if you weren’t planning on one. With 48 gorgeous colors, you can color and draw to your heart’s content. You can make great art with them during a study break. Use them with water for soft watercolors or use them dry for sketching, coloring, or calligraphy. The world of color and art is right at your fingertips with these Arteza Watercolor Brush Pens.

US Art Supply 13 Piece Painting Set with Mini Easel

US Art Supply craftsYou can’t help but love this US Art Supply 13 Piece Painting Set with Mini Easel. Whether you’re just learning to use acrylics as part of an art class or if you’ve been painting since middle school, anyone can use it. This 13-piece set with a mini-easel is perfect for those who want to make beautiful art and display it in their dorms or apartments. The set even has an easel hook so you can arrange your artwork for the perfect angle. Whether you’re a newbie or an old hat, this set has everything you need to get painting and creating your own masterpieces.

MozArt Supplies Origami Paper Set

MozArt Supplies Origami Paper Set craftsWith over 120 sheets of origami paper, interesting patterns, and great colors, this paper set is ideal not only for folded works of art, but for decorative wrapping paper, paper-artwork, and any other paper crafts you can think of. Get on the internet and peruse origami patterns, or see what kind of interesting designs you can come up with. With over 120-one-sided sheets, the possibilities are endless.

Made By Me Bead Animal Keychain Kit

Made By Me craftsMake a little beaded buddy to hang off your purse or backpack with this animal keychain kit. Whether you want to use this kit with some friends in the dorm or use it as an ice-breaker activity during sorority rush, these critters are easy to make, wonderful to share, and cute as can be. They also make great little gifts for unexpected birthdays, stocking stuffers, or simply to help brighten someone’s day.

Paint By Sticker Masterpieces

Paint By Sticker craftsWhat’s better than painting by numbers? “Painting” by stickers. This little book features everything you need to create your own paint-by-sticker masterpiece: 12 black-and-white templates, easy-to-follow directions, sticker sheets, and even card-stock to mount your finished picture in your dorm or apartment. If masterpieces aren’t your “thing,” then you might want to choose music icons or travel, or get crazy and purchase all three.

No matter how you want to craft or what you want to make, these seven fun arts and crafts activities are the beginnings of what could be a great new hobby when you need a study break.

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