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Great Earth Day project. Have all the kids in the school bring one piece of plastic from home to recycle into art. The more colorful the better. Recycled Bottle, Plastic Bottle, Chandelier, Idea, Art Studios, Stuart Haygarth, Earth Day, Plastic Chand, Recycled Art
This looks like a fun group project and after Earth Day kids could make sure all the plastic is recycled. Could also be fun to learn about the different kinds of plastic and what they can be recycled into. Maybe something they use everyday! Click to find information on plastic types and their identifying numbers, and even a story about some Albatross babies that you could share and help explain why we recycle and take responsibility for our own trash.
Lee Gainer’s work is organic in it’s appearance, like a field of flowers, but created from many bits of man-made materials. Each took just over a month to build. Pieces contain a variety of recycled - upcycled - materials such as fabric, paper, felt, foil, caps, carpet, metal, plastic, styrafoam, dried paint, beads, padding and cardboard, that have been hand-rolled into circles and swirls. Beautiful way to turn ordinary everyday objects into art.