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Recycled-Crafts-and-Activites Roundup for the kids this summer

At Housing A Forest has  a large Round-up of Recycled Crafts and Activities For Kids to do this summer! Pin It

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recycled water bottle piggy bank upcycle at SheKnows

  If you are looking for a quick, inexpensive upcycle craft to do with the kids, check out this recycled water bottle piggy bank  at SheKnows!  You will find a few other great recycled crafts for kids at the link as well.  Enjoy! Pin It

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Upcycle Crayons into colorful hearts with Davet Designs, featured @totgreencrafts

This fun and easy kid’s craft by Davet Designs is a great way to use up crayon pieces, while entertaining the kids.  Encourage their creativity and eco-mindedness. How to Upcycle Crayons Pin It

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stained glass kids craft

A sunny craft for summer!  This pretty window charm used to be a plastic lid!  A great craft to keep the kids busy this summer, this ornament is not only easy to make, but looks fabulous in the window.  You can find the full tutorial at PopSugar Moms. Pin It

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tin can totem pole craft

Here is another great idea for not only recycling, but adding a bit of art to your garden!  Bet the kids have a lot of fun with this idea!  Recycle your tin cans and add color and personality to the back yard.  Cute!  For a full tutorial, check out Spoonful. Pin It

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bowling with recycled bottles

Here is a great way to not only entertain the kids, but get a bit of recycling in at the same time!  Jill from Meet the Dubiens, created this cute little bowling set from recycled plastic bottles!  I’m betting the kids have a ton of fun with this.  You can find the full tutorial at […]

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recycled can man kids craft

This is a great craft project for the kids.  Not only does it incorporate many recycled items, but there is a separate tutorial on how to grow wheat grass.  Once the can man is made, he will need to have regular haircuts!  The kids will have a blast!  You can find the full tutorial at […]

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colorful floral wreath made from egg cartons

What a pretty wreath!  Perfect for those of us that are missing the spring.  And would you believe the ingredients to make this are simply an egg carton and a cereal box? The tutorial can be found here.   This is another great project to keep the kids busy on a cold winter day.  And […]

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diy scratch paper

Need a cute project to entertain the kids on a cold winter day?  Here is a very easy tutorial on how to create colorful scratch paper from recycled books, junk mail or even calendar pages!  This little project has the potential to keep the kids busy for hours!  Project submitted by Morena from Morena’s Corner. […]

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create cars from cardboard boxes

An inventive way to keep the kids entertained!  Create little cars from recycled boxes for family movie night!  This drive-in idea is just wonderful.  And I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that the creator was Stacy from Not Just a Housewife.  She has some of the best ideas! Easy to create, you can find the […]

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