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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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 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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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 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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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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Recycled Calendar
Recycled Calendar
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Recycled Calendar
Help your child keep track of his pledges to be more environmentally friendly with a calendar made entirely out of recycled and reused materials!
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100 Days of School Shirt
100 Days of School Shirt
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100 Days of School Shirt
The 100th day of school is an important benchmark for kids in the lower elementary grades. Help your kid create a 100 days of school shirt to celebrate!
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100th Day of School Collage Frame
100th Day of School Collage Frame
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100th Day of School Collage Frame
Celebrate the 100th Day of School by making a collage frame that can showcase your childâs favorite piece of art.
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100th Day of School Top Hat
100th Day of School Top Hat
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100th Day of School Top Hat
Make the 100th day celebration extra special by creating your own 100th Day of School Top Hat.
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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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Puzzle Piece Necklace
Puzzle Piece Necklace
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Puzzle Piece Necklace
Turn leftover puzzle pieces into a one-of-a-kind necklace that's sure to brighten any outfit.
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DIY Garden Markers
DIY Garden Markers
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DIY Garden Markers
Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
1st grade
Science
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Tzedakah Box
Tzedakah Box
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Tzedakah Box
Make a Tzedakah box with your child to collect money for his favorite charity. This Jewish Tredakah box is a great way to teach your child about giving.
1st grade
Social studies
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DIY Flip Flops
DIY Flip Flops
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DIY Flip Flops
This fun, summery arts and crafts activity is a great project to do with your child. She'll express her creativity while she revamps some old flip flops.
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DIY Glitter Shoes
DIY Glitter Shoes
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DIY Glitter Shoes
Spruce up some sneakers that have seen better days by turning them into a sparkly dress-up staple.
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How to Make Your Own Paper
How to Make Your Own Paper
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How to Make Your Own Paper
Your child can re-use and re-purpose old seeds and paper into something new: decorated paper that can be planted!
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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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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.