Summer recycling crafts for kids

Trash into Crafts

Summer is a great time to create fun activities for kids. And what better way to teach them about sustainability and recycling than by making these fun craft projects for them to enjoy and make a memorable summer!

Fabric Bowls

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Making these fabric bowls is a great way to recycle fabric. See the tutorial here.

 

DIY Watering Can

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This is a great way to have kids make their own recycled watering can to use to help around in the garden. See the tutorial here.

 

Egg Carton Treasure Box

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There are a lot of egg carton recycling ideas but this one is very creative for kids who have that imagination! Turn those egg cartons into pirates treasure chests and jewellery boxes. See the full tutorial here.

 

Rain Sticks

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For the musically inclined ones, try these rain sticks that are fun and easy to make. See tutorial here.

 

Glow Stick Bracelets

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If you have a few old glow sticks around from a new years eve party, see this glow stick bracelet tutorial for a great upcycling jewellery idea.

 

DIY Bottle Rocket

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Kids will surely enjoy making this bottle rocket from old water bottles and socks. See the full tutorial here.

 

Soda Bottle Boats

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These are great pool toys to from recycled soda bottles. See the tutorial here.

 

Luggage doll house

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Dust out that old battered suitcase you’ve been keeping to store old clothes and turn it into a portable doll house for kids. See the full tutorial here.

 

Soda tab necklace

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For the kid that is taking an interest in fashion and accessories, this is a great tutorial for a necklace made with soda tabs. See the full tutorial here.

 

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