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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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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

Teacup Bird Feeder Repurposing Idea

Bottle Top Crafts - turn Beer Bottle Tops into funky little bugs. A great Spring Craft for older kids.

10 Cereal Box Craft Ideas

Turn an old envelope into a cute DIY Gift Box... that looks like a pizza! Great way to upcycle old materials!

4 Eggshell Crafts- Don't toss those eggshells out! Use them to make these 4 fun crafts with the kids! (Mosaic pots, dolls, pendants, and chalk- yes chalk!)

DIY Easy Felt Board with Storage for Felt Sets, make it in under 5 minutes!

Make Egg Carton Bugs

15 Junk Play Ideas from Recycle Bin - week 1 of #junkplay challenge

Turn toilet rolls into napkin bunny rings- fun Easter craft!

Make some mini Easter baskets from recycled yoghurt pots and washi tape

Cereal Box Rainbow Purse, day 5 of #junkplay challenge, turning cereal box in a fun play with kids

Here's a fun take on toilet roll binoculars- turn them into sharks and add some lovely decorative beads!

Easy cardboard roll helicopter kids' craft. The rotor actually spins! Get ready for some high flying fun!

3 Ways to Upcycle and Repurpose Workbooks by Turning Them into Games, Busy Bags and Decorations

60 Day Junk Play Challenge - list of 60 materials from recycle bin that will be used during #junkplay challenge in March and April

Nail Polish Drip Jar Decoration, day 3 of #junkplay challenge

Create dinosaurs from toilet rolls - free printable shape template on the blog

Plastic Bag Shamrock Suncatcher - craft project for kids using items from recycle bin, part of #junkplay challenge

This is NOT JUNK, but wonderful craft material. 40 fantastic upcycled craft projects for all age groups!