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Recycled Crafts

Crafting with recycled materials - making the crafts thrifty, low cost and great for the environment!


Recycled Crafts

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egg carton flower pins for mother's day

  • Meri Cherry
    Meri Cherry

    such a fabulous image!!!

  • Leslie M: Pink Stripey Socks
    Leslie M: Pink Stripey Socks

    Thanks Meri Zeiff Cherry !

Recycled Book Page Butterfly Wreath- made from a wire hanger and branches from the back yard

Pretend Play Blush - create this simple piece of make-up from your old pocket mirror, great for pretend play for little girls

DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set - you have seen our fold away dolls house a while back.. now we have the same cereal box upcycled craft, but as a fun fun fun train set. How cute!

Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats - these little cork boats are super quick to make (takes minutes) and float REALLY well. Make them using craft foam for sails and you can have hours of water play in the garden. A great craft for Summer.

Fine Motor Play with Pom Poms and Plastic Bottle, easy #junkplay idea for toddlers

DIY Furniture Makeovers Anyone Can Do - DIY Inspired

Kid Made Stick Puppets - created from recycled greeting / birthday / seasonal cards, cheap new pretend play toys

Recycled Plastic Bottle Plant Pots

Make the best art from a cereal box! And I love these simple tinker trays!

Painting with Recyclables - Painting Activity for Toddlers

Thrift Store Finds to Makeover for Your Kids- including before and after photos and tips for what to look for while thrifting.

A $5 thrift store ottoman made over twice!

Cereal Box Firefighter's Hat- So easy to make with the kids! (You can even make one for stuffed animals too!)

No Liquids Calm Down Sensory Bottle - with glow in the dark effect! Perfect for tiny toddlers, no spilling in the bed!

Easter Egg Card - easy and frugal way to make a card with toddlers and preschoolers, using upcycled magazine pages. Egg template included.

how to make a diy conveyor belt with kids!

Touch and Match Game with textured cards - 4 different ways to play with one set of textured cards

Spring Accordion Wreath - created from kid's artwork

Calendar Numbers Sensory Bin - numbers 1-10 scavenger hunt for toddlers and preschoolers, part of #junkplay challenge

DIY Racing Eggs 3D board game for Toddlers and preschoolers, easy to create from items found in recycle bin

Tin Foil Bangles - easy to make, fun for pretend play, dress-up and costume play with kids

Cellophane Paper Poppies, created as a part of #junkplay challenge. Lovely little craft for kids and adults alike.

Spring Flower Garden, easy egg carton craft and fine motor practice for toddlers and preschoolers, part of #junkplay challenge