How To: Making Name Badges

use reusable name badge when making your own personal identification toolsFrom holiday decorations to home and office furniture, making something yourself feels great!

These days, it’s all about making something with your hands of which you can be proud. And name badges are no exception. Here are several examples of available DIY name badges.

Let’s start with the popular products:

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Speedy Badges

This three piece system is customized using only a printer. Print on the removable insert and then add it to the window-style frame with the plastic cover. These inexpensive and simple to assemble badges are perfect for high-turnover positions.

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Mighty Badges

Add a logo to the metal backplate on these reusable name badges. Then customize each one with a printed name and snap everything into place using the plastic lens cover. They are perfect for a professional look while maintaining a budget.

These two reusable name badge systems are designed specifically to help make your name badge needs effortless. Making each name badge is easy and quick, which makes them perfect for high turnover and seasonal positions in offices and retail establishments.

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Badge Holders

Badge holders come in several sizes and either a horizontal or vertical orientation. Printable inserts are available in eight different colors and are perforated for easy use.

If your printer can print it, you can make it! From printing names and titles to graphics and multiple colors, these badges have it all. Making these personalized badges is as easy as adding the information you need and hitting print. And, each badge holder is reusable.

Need something you can write on?

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Adhesive Name Badges

Because they are so easy to use, these stick-on name badges are perfect for temporary use and are ideal for meetings, parties, conventions and other events.

Name Tag Blanks

Use these Name Tag Blanks in a variety of ways. Add names and titles with a sticker or label maker. Or, use a marker for a more permanent solution.

Logo Only Badges

Add a logo to any reusable name badge to make them stand out. Choose from laser engraved, UV Color or hot-stamped printing processes.

Adding names, titles and more to these name badges is the easiest thing you will do all day. Grab your nearest pen or permanent marker (careful if you’re using name tag blanks as you may not be able to reuse them) and write down all the information you need on your name badges. It’s a real DIY!

Need something a bit more permanent for personal identification? We have that too!

Classroom Creativity Using Name Tags

Name tags play an essential role in any classroom.

Get your back to school on with style and use personal identification products to help. From name tags to custom signs, use these identification tools for multiple things in any classroom. Use them for decorating and helping you to get to know your students. They are great for school games and organization. Need some more ideas? Here are several products to get you started with multiple ways to use each one.

Finding Multiple Uses for Badge Holders

badge holders make great hall and bathroom passes for a classroom

This identification tool is useful in so many ways. They are great for hall and bathroom passes. Not only can you print the name of the pass, but also print something colorful like a logo or graphic, so students are less likely to misplace the pass. Attach a lanyard to the badge holder, and the student can wear the pass so that it is visible as they are out of your room.

Badge holders are also the perfect solution for parent volunteers for your class or on field trips. Just print the parent’s names on the inserts and then you’ll have a better idea of who came with you the next time your class has a party or outing. Make sure you get the badges back, but then the parent can keep the insert for a scrapbook as a memento of the time they spent at school.

Save time with Reusable Name Plates

reusable name plates are a great identification tool for any classroomNot only are they cost-effective, but reusable name plates are more than perfect for the classroom. Use them for labeling your closet shelves. They are also great for any signage you may need such as a room number or a teacher’s name for their door.

And, with printable inserts, you can quickly change any information you need. Add graphics and logos to the inserts for a uniform look. Because you can print anything you need on them, these reusable name plates will fit in any room or office, so don’t forget all the support staff. Your secretary will appreciate a new name plate each year with any updated look you may want.

Bring a splash of color into your classroom with these blank name tags.

use blank name tags for your classroom for games, decor and labelingUse these identification tools for a fun new way of organizing nearly anything in your closets, on your desk or for student supplies. With the abundance of available colors, we’re sure to have something that suits your decor and needs. You can even write on them using a permanent marker so that they will go anywhere!

Bonus idea: use blank name tags for coat rack tags so each student will know which hook is theirs.

Are you planning on games throughout the school year? Use these colorful tags for game pieces or labels for each game. From bingo to color matching, these name tag blanks are perfect for any need you have in your classroom!