First Grade Recycled Crafts Activities

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Making Candles from Old Candles
Making Candles from Old Candles
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Making Candles from Old Candles
Making candles from old candles is easy. Recycle old candle stubs to make a "new" candle, and teach your child about recycling at the same time!
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Film Canister Rocket
Film Canister Rocket
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Film Canister Rocket
What's cooler than an explosion? Not much! This simple science experiment lets kids build their own pop rocket. So put on your safety goggles and let her rip.
1st grade
Science
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give your local birds a treat — and your young birdwatcher some fun — with this simple DIY bird feeder.
1st grade
Science
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How to Make a Watering Can
How to Make a Watering Can
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How to Make a Watering Can
Help your first grader get started making this watering can that's filled with homemade flowers. It will brighten up any window sill ... and it's eco-friendly!
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Make a Milk Carton Bird House
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
1st grade
Science
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Homemade Christmas Crackers
Homemade Christmas Crackers
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Homemade Christmas Crackers
Homemade Christmas crackers add some bang to your holiday celebration. Make a set of homemade Christmas crackers with your child this holiday season.
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Make a Paper Bag Costume
Make a Paper Bag Costume
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Make a Paper Bag Costume
Take a break with a paper bag costume. A great rainy-day art project.
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Make Bottle Cap Magnets
Make Bottle Cap Magnets
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Make Bottle Cap Magnets
Your first grader will love showcasing his favorite pieces of art with his very own personalized magnets created from old bottle caps!
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DIY Menorah
DIY Menorah
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DIY Menorah
This DIY menorah will make a beautiful addition to your Hanukkah celebrations. Make a DIY menorah with your child this winter.
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Egg Carton Menorah
Egg Carton Menorah
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Egg Carton Menorah
Make a shiny decorative Menorah using an egg carton and light bulbs.
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Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
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Alphabet Block Children's Menorah
This children's menorah is a fun craft that lets your child celebrate Hanukkah while learning his ABCs. Make this children's menorah for the Festival of Lights.
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Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
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Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
Even your first grader can get involved in the lighting of the Kwanzaa Kinara with this clever flameless Kinara project!
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Make Plastic Bottle Boats!
Make Plastic Bottle Boats!
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Make Plastic Bottle Boats!
Delight your child by helping them to construct a boat that can hold two seaworthy toy figures in this engaging project made from upcycled water bottles.
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Mini Bongo Drums
Mini Bongo Drums
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Mini Bongo Drums
Celebrate National Drum Month in November by using a couple of recycled yogurt cups and making a groovy set of bongos!
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Make Your Own Snare Drum
Make Your Own Snare Drum
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Make Your Own Snare Drum
This homemade snare drum made with everyday household items gets its authentic rattle sound from paper clips and tin.
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Pantyhose Puppy
Pantyhose Puppy
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Pantyhose Puppy
Thiscuddly stuffed animal is made from just a few materials, including your recycled stockings.
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Russian Nesting Dolls
Russian Nesting Dolls
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Russian Nesting Dolls
Make your own Matryoshka out of simple craft materials in this easy how-to!
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Valentine Mobile
Valentine Mobile
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Valentine Mobile
Using just a deck of old playing cards and some general craft supplies, you can create a unique and fun Valentine's Day decoration that's made with love.
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Homemade Cookie Cutters
Homemade Cookie Cutters
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Homemade Cookie Cutters
Everyone loves homemade cookies, but have you ever thought about making the cookie cutters at home? Here's some instructions for making homemade cookie cutters.
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Unicorn Craft
Unicorn Craft
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Unicorn Craft
This recycled craft makes a great addition to the dress-up box and is a two-in-one activity and party favor for princess-themed birthday parties.
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Mini Piñata Craft
Mini Piñata Craft
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Mini Piñata Craft
Nothing says party like a bright and bursting piÃata! Create your own mini festive centerpiece with paper towel rolls and ribbons.
1st grade
Social studies
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Glow Jars
Glow Jars
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Glow Jars
Could your child’s room use a little bit more firecracker sparkle? Add an explosion of glow-in-the-dark color with this spectacular mason jar craft.
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Shoebox House
Shoebox House
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Shoebox House
Encourage your child's inner architect with a shoebox creation that he can craft into his dream house, mansion or palace.
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How to Make an Elf
How to Make an Elf
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How to Make an Elf
It wouldn't be Christmas without a small and cheerful army of holiday elves!
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Toy Soap
Toy Soap
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Toy Soap
Your child can create a toy soap sure to provide bath time fun for himself or, when given as a gift, a friend!
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First Grade Recycled Crafts Activities

Collect some recyclable household objects and transform them into artwork with these first grade recycled crafts projects. Tubes are a great shape for creating animals such as bats and snowmen. Kids can even make their own cookie cutters out of recyclable objects. Through these projects you can identify recyclable objects so that kids can recognize them in the future.