Hold up, where did summer go? I can’t believe that there are kids who are going back to school already. Luckily we still have one more month before my daughter goes to school. That of course is not going to stop me from starting to post about back to school.
I am delighted to be part of Emily from The Benson Street 45 days of Back to School ideas. Around this time last year I remember seeing someone on Instagram doing a cake like this but since my daughter was in preschool, I didn’t put too much thought into it. Fast forward a year, Madison is starting kindergarten in the fall. We live in a small community with its own elementary school and I thought it would be fun to present her teacher with a supply cake.
1 cake plate
2 nesting boxes
9 Crayola crayons boxes
9 glue tubes
1 box of pencils
1 box of tissue
ribbon of choice
a small chalkboard
1. Gather all of your supplies! Put the bigger nesting box on the cake plate. I put a dab of glue between the nesting box and the cake dolly to hold them together but not too much to not be able to remove it later.
2. Start assembling the Crayola boxes around the nesting box. I did not glue the Crayola boxes to the nesting box, just held them up until I was able to put the ribbon around. Then stick the glue stick in between the Crayola boxes.
3. Now it’s time to make the second tier of the cake! Once again I put a dab of glue between the boxes to keep them in place. Stack the glue around the box and tie with a ribbon.
4. Place the tissue paper on top and pencils behind the glue. You are done!
Note: You can make this custom to your likings. You can add other tubes of glue, notebooks, hand sanitizer, maybe use paper towels for the middle rather than nesting boxes. everything is possible.