Create fairytales by using cardboard tubes and boxes to make castles. Encourage the kids to use their imaginations to design […]
Turn plastic bottles, glass jars, and cardboard tubes into beautiful and unique vases. They make great gifts!
This project is truly trash-to-treasure since it starts with dried acrylic paint! Add a plastic lid and some Mod Podge […]
Use old magazines and popsicle sticks to make your own puzzles. Keep them in your bag for quiet, independent play […]
Turn empty cardboard tubes and some sand into a fun sand castle. This is a great activity for a beach […]
Create a welcome wreath using a paper plate and an old magazine. The tutorial has ideas for switching out the […]
Decoupage tissue paper onto a clay pot to create an adorable watermelon. It’s such a fun project and can be […]
These cute little snakes are made from cardboard tubes. Be realistic or creative with the colors and patterns you choose!
Turn an egg carton into Eric Carle’s beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar! This easy craft uses plastic wrap for a unique […]
Make your very own patriotic parade stick from red, white and blue Duck Tape and the cardboard tube from a […]
It’s hard to believe this beautiful bouquet of flowers started as empty cardboard tubes! The tutorial has simple instructions to […]
Help kids learn about the changing of the seasons with this clever four-season tree craft. It’s easy to do, using […]
This pirate treasure chest is made from recycled items and decorated with printables. Fill it with all sorts of goodies […]
This cute nest of baby birds started with a paper plate and some cotton balls. It is perfect for springtime, […]
With Earth Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make crafts using recycled items from around the […]
Don’t throw away last year’s calendar just yet! Use it to make a cool shamrock decoration for St. Patrick’s Day.
Turn a 2 liter bottle and some craft paint into pretty cherry blossom art work. An easy craft for both […]
Use your creativity to turn a miniature cereal box into a float inspired by Mardi Gras. It makes a fun […]
Make this fun marionette puppet toy from recycled items! It costs practically nothing since the materials are all items you might […]
Fasten your seat belts…we’re ready for takeoff! Here’s a great way to recycle all of the plastic soda bottles that […]
Recycle some cardboard tubes from toilet paper rolls or paper towels to make these faux firecrackers just in time for […]
This adorable penguin started as a cardboard box! Hang or prop up the finished penguin as a decoration, or use […]
Use old magazines to make a colorful mosaic candy cane. It’s a great recycling project to do at Christmas time.
This cheery bottle cap snowmen brings smiles to dreary winter days. This fun activity that doesn’t require much more than […]
Decorate for fall with festive denim pumpkins. This eco-friendly craft is made with old jeans you no longer wear.
Wheelbarrow of Leaves What better way to collect all those falling leaves than with a wheelbarrow? Have fun with this […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
Turn an ordinary cardboard tube into Batman! All you need is this free pattern and some construction paper.
Use paint and a few other simple supplies to turn an old egg carton in to a beautiful flower garden. […]
Get ready for the big game by making a football player puppet from a recycled cereal box and other supplies […]
Turn an empty egg carton into the cutest mini helicopters. What a fun project made from recycled materials!
Instead of tossing your empty cereal box in the recycle bin, save it to make this fun robot kid craft! […]
Little girls have lots of hair accessories and this is a great way to keep them all in one place! […]
Turn an empty Pringles container into an awesome pencil-shaped gift for your teacher. Perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week or back-to-school.
Dig through the recycling bin to make your own bottle cap bugs! These cute critters, made from recycled household items, […]
This Worm Pencil Holder is a great way to get little bookworms crafting! Kids of all ages will enjoy this […]
Colorful Chenille stems are twisted into rings for tossing onto numbered plastic bottles – whoever makes the highest score wins! […]
Turn a cardboard tube into the Tin Man from Wizard of Oz. The tutorial includes links to make Dorothy and […]
Turn candy wrappers into funky one-of-a kind carry all pouches. This is a great project for tweens and teens who […]
Turn an empty cardboard tube into a fun toy rocket. Use your imagination as you zoom these to the moon!
Make a simple bird feeder from an empty water bottle. Your feathered friends will love it!
Dollar bill dispensers are so much fun to make and receive! This version literally takes ten minutes to make.
Turn a water bottle into a fun pretend play accessory that is perfect for your next camping party. There are […]
This adorable graduate is hiding a gift of money. It’s really easy to make – can you guess what recycled […]
This hard-boiled snorkeler is ready for a dip! This project is a fun and unexpected twist on traditional egg dyeing.
Turn a cardboard tube into a model of Moses! Then use your finished Moses craft during Sunday School, a Passover […]
Make these Easter dioramas by creating tiny scenes from pictures cut from magazines or postcards and assembling them in recycled […]
Save those cardboard tubes! These cheery bumble bees are easy to create using cardboard tubes and colorful cardstock.
Add some whimsy to your spring decorations with these adorable chicks. Start by making your own pom poms, then dress […]
Recycle newspaper into these fun party hats! A great craft for a girl’s birthday party or any time she wants […]
Paint newspaper and then tear it to make this friendly lion. This project is great for developing fine motor skills […]
Make an adorable monkey out of painted and torn newspaper. It’s fun to do and a great recycling project.
Turn recycled cardboard egg cartons into colorful fancy birds! This simple craft is a fun project to do during spring. […]
Turn colored images into Easter egg napkin rings to dress up the holiday table. Can you guess what common recyclable […]
These beautiful Oz-inspired hot air balloons are made with old light bulbs. This trash-to-treasure craft is perfect for a bedroom […]
Skip the frilly Valentine’s Day decorations and make a car-themed Valentine’s Day box. This project starts with a recycled cardboard […]
Turn an ordinary oatmeal container into a functional drum that doubles as a snack carrier! Felt helps control the sound, […]
Turn an old water bottle and a few other household materials into an eco-friendly penguin. It’s a fun craft for […]
Make this whimsical Valentine’s Holder using a recycled tissue box and some other items that you probably have in your […]
Looking for a fun Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle craft to do with your kids? Check out this super easy toilet […]