Recycled Crafts

Crafts for kids using recycled materials such as cardboard, egg cartons, toilet paper and paper towel tubes, yogurt containers, jars, plastic containers, and tons more. Make some recycled crafts with your kids.

Plastic Cup Flowers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Crafted by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view April showers bring May flowers, but why wait until May? Create your own beautiful bouquet with goodies from around the […]

Recycled Sea Creatures

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Who knew that cardboard tubes could be transformed into cute little creatures from the deep! Minimal supplies are needed for these adorable ocean dwellers, make some for your room […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recycling Old CD’s for Craft Projects

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

Seems like everyone is saving CDs and using them for crafts. We had 100’s of responses — many for suncatcher, mobiles and ornaments. Our favorite suggestion for this disco ball […]

Crafts To Make With Boxes

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jenny Wanderscheid

Box Cars We made cars from boxes big enough for the child to get in. After we made them, they “drove” them for the rest of the day! Each car […]

Tin Can Frankenstein

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro   click here for a larger view Make this darling little Frankenstein out of felt, glue and a tin can. Fill him with lollipops for Halloween […]

Plush Paint Pail Pals

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Say THAT ten times fast! When your kids have finished off the paint in those little plastic containers, what do you do with them? Throw them away? Use them for […]

Froggy Note Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Pam Thompson

  click here for a larger view This long legged frog is the perfect companion for any child’s bedroom door or wall. He’s perfect for hanging notes or photos and […]

Folded Treasure Boxes

February 12th, 2013 posted by Heidi Ott

These boxes are so simple and lots of fun. They make great gift boxes or just use them to store your treasure. Be creative. Materials: Paper Scissors Glue Pencil Ruler […]

Fall Crayon Craft

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susie Tilton

  I love a clearance rack. After every holiday, I am out hunting the bargains. In recent years, Halloween has emerged as the second largest retail holiday. That means lots […]

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