Earth Day Crafts

Recycle crafts, nature crafts and garden crafts too! Celebrate Earth Day with these fu projects.

Decoupage Country Can

July 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This charming country accent will look perfect on your shelf or near the entryway. The design possibilities for this project are limited only by your imagination! Materials: Soup can White […]

Pom Pom Bumble Bee

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

click here for a larger view Summer is here and so are the bees! No need to shy away from this adorable bumble bee. It’s fluffy and soft and you’ll […]

Bug Hut

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

Summer is almost here and that means kids will be home and playing in the yard. Children are fascinated with bugs, so why not help them make a “bug hut”. […]

Bandana Covered Notebook

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Here’s a creative way to use old bandanas and dress up those boring school composition notebooks at the same time! A fun craft for girls or guys, just change […]

Quilted Keepsake Box

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here for a larger view Turn an empty check box into this charming little quilted keepsake container. Use this cute little creation to store jewelry, hair accessories, receipts, loose […]

Bug Village

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Here’s a great craft for almost NO money! All you need are a few sticks, some acorn tops, rocks, and imagination! These darling little critters have a home of […]

Feeding Station For Birds

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ann DeLong

Make this Feeding Station for Birds out of recycled plastic pop bottles. And don’t miss the simple pine cone feeder for the little ones to make. You will need: One […]

Rustic Birdhouse

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view This charming rustic birdhouse is a great addition to any country decor. A perfect spring project, just don’t put it outside, the birds […]

Coffee Filter Sunflowers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Melissa Yamello

  Some of my favorite crafts are ones created with items that are often found around the house. This big, beautiful sunflower is a great example. All you need are […]

Flower Power Pencil Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

To see a larger view, click here Make this cute and cheerful can for that special little girl in your life. This darling little can is perfect for pens, markers, […]

Spring Painted Pot

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view Usher in spring with this pretty painted pot. The soothing color of sage makes for a great addition to any room, […]

Decoupage Coin Banks

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Encourage your kids to save their hard earned money by making these fun coin banks. Using recycled containers and old magazines, you can transform garbage into functional items, all while […]

Camouflaging Coffee Cans

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Pretty up a boring coffee can, make a decorative change bank, or make something fun for the kids to store small cars, toys, and tiny board books in. It’s […]

Sugar & Spice

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view Sugar and Spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of. These cute little girls are a joy to hang on […]

Earth Day Visor

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Before heading out to clean up the yard or neighborhood in honor of Earth Day , have your kids make one of these fun sun visors! They are a […]

Cardboard Tube Campfire & Marshmallows

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Children love to pretend, so nurture that creative side by making this easy campfire and roasting marshmallows from toilet paper rolls and cotton balls. Your child will love pretending […]

Sunflower Jar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro To see a larger view, click here What says summer more than fresh sunflowers? Bring that feeling into your home with this lovely painted design, easy! […]

Egg Carton Caterpillar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mike Anders

Coffee Filter Daffodils

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Daffodils are a sure sign of spring. Make your own sunny bouquet out of water color paint and coffee filters! Easy to put together and so pretty you could even […]

Turquoise Potato Beads

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Did you know you can make beads for necklaces and bracelets out of potatoes? We were pretty surprised to hear about it, so we decided to try it for ourselves. […]

Egg Carton Ladybugs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Recycle your old egg cartons into these adorable little ladybugs! So easy to make and such a cute result, what child could resist? Great for spring, Earth Day, or […]

Country Plant Pokes

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

These plant pokes give a personal and homey touch to your garden path. Easy to make and pretty to look at! What you need (For each plant poke, variations are […]

Coffee Filter Flower

February 12th, 2013 posted by Heidi Ott

  Make a beautiful flower bouquet. These flowers are quick, easy, inexpensive and fun for all ages. Use your imagination to come up with your own varieties! For each flower […]

Litter Bugs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

You can turn everyday garbage into these fun little litter bugs! A great project for Earth Day and fun to display in your child’s room. What You Need Trash (Newspaper, […]

Easy Bird Treats

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This fun craft provides lengthy gratification as children watch the birds eat their yummy treats. Put these easy treat hangers together in no time and hang them outside for the […]

Little Forever Fish Tank

February 12th, 2013 posted by Allie Vugrincic

  click here for a larger view This adorable little fish tank craft is the perfect project for pet lovers. Make your own everlasting aquarium by making this great craft […]

Friends Stick Together

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view Friends are so important! These cute little stick friends are a great gift idea for that very special friend in your life. You […]

9 Easy to Make Musical Instruments for Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Children love music as much as they enjoy making kid’s crafts. Why not join these two creative forces and make one or all of these fun and easy musical instruments […]

Mechanic’s Pencil Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  click here for a larger view Here’s a fun Father’s Day present! If that special Dad in your life is in the automotive service industry, he’ll love this easy […]

Gardener’s Pencil Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

click here for a larger view Are you an avid gardener or perhaps you know one? This adorable craft, made from a recycled vegetable can, is perfect for the green […]

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