It's Back to School Time, and we want to see what you do to kick it off in style!

Whether that means tricking out your wardrobe, making a new bag for your school supplies, a new wallet, room decor or even some helpful techniques that keep you on top of it all, we want to see what you do.

Make a new Instructable that shows us how you're celebrating your return to school for a chance to win a sweet netbook or mp3 player, and every winner gets an Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, t-shirt, and more!

We can't wait to see what you make.
Instructables published from August 23 -September 19 are eligible for entry Multiples entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize International entries are accepted Voting period: Sept. 20 - 22 Judging period: Sept. 23 - 27 

The Back to School Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1 winner)

This ASUS Eee PC Netbook with 11 sweet hours of battery life comes loaded up with Windows 7 and Kindle for PC, so you'll be ready to rock.

First Prize (3 winners)

Sansa Clip 2GB+ MP3 Player

Stores up to 500 songs, and comes with FM radio, expandable memory card slot, and built-in microphone for keeping track of all your class notes!

Runner-Up Prize (8 winners)

An Instructables Prize Pack which includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Aug 23, 2010 and Sep 19, 2010 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Back to School Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.