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.

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 […]

Cardboard Tube Bracelet for a Princess

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Little girls love to play dress up. Moms love to recycle. This is a win/win project for both! Make a fun jewel encrusted bracelet from recycled materials and your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Pilgrims & Indians

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  These cute little Thanksgiving characters are made from a paper towel roll and lots of imagination. They look hard but they are actually easy to make. Putting together a […]

Egg Carton Caterpillar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mike Anders

Cardboard Tube Scarecrow

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro   This fun recycled craft made from a paper towel roll and scrap fabrics and felts is an adorable project for Fall. Gather the kids around, […]

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 […]

Craft Stick Fall Tree

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This simple craft is a great way to celebrate the coming of fall, even for the younger set. No patterns are required, just sticks, foam or felt and a little […]

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, […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]