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How to Make a Wire from a Plastic Bottle

Flower stems from plastic bottles.Did it and it worked very well.kinda cool. Cut bottle in a 1/2 inch patteren you can use almost the whole bottle. Heat the plastic with a hair dryer.BE CARFUL! IT WILL BE HOT. twist plastic as it gets hot. You can cut the plastic at any time if you have enough. I used a 1 liter bottle and it made enough stems to make 20 regular flowers or 4 huge flowers!

cheap plastic beads, thin layer in pan. 400 degrees for about 20 min. When cool just invert, fall right out

Socktopuses: Take a sock, stuff with fabric or plastic bags. Sew shut. Cut bottom of sock into legs. Ta-Da.

This boat is made out of recycled plastic bottles. Check out their "life jackets" made out of recycled plastic bottles also. This would be a fun way to teach the cub scouts more about recycling!

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How to make tiny, doll-sized books

How to make tiny, doll-sized books for American GIrl Dolls! FREE Tutorial on

Camp Doll Diaries-Make a Doll Size Cooler - I made this and love it. *BUT* IMO it's not a child's craft. I've been using a glue gun for over 20 years and never burnt myself until this project. It's cute, but fiddly. Those tiny pieces coupled with hot glue are a burn disaster waiting to happen. I'm happy with mine, but I'd never allow my kids to try this one.