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5 Fun & Budget-Friendly Textbook Covers Almost Too Cool for School

Big Kid Ericka Sóuter Aug 15, 2012

textbooksAs soon as those course books are handed out the first day of class, there is one thing every kid must do. No, not read it from front to back. I'm talking about putting on textbook covers.

Back in the day, brown paper was the only option. For those who like that old-school feel, it's still a nice route. There are fun, low-cost, and environmentally-friendly choices for your family to choose from. Take a look at the coolest ways to cover text books this school year.

Do you have other creative book cover ideas?

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1Old Gift Wrap

Everyone's got a couple rolls of partially used gift wrap tucked away in a closet or under a bed. In just a few quick steps, it can be cut and folded to cover those textbooks.  

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2Book Sox

There are so many cool options, every kid in the family can find something they like. The best thing about them -- aside from the awesome graphics -- is that they can be reused year after year. ($3, Booksox.com)

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3Used Gift Bags

If you are like me, you hate throwing away all those cute gift bags after a birthday party. Instead, turn them into really cool, funky book covers.

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4Team Book Covers

Show team spirit while protecting your tomes! They come for just about every single professional sports team out there and can be easily removed and re-used. ($13.99, Target.com)

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