Second Grade Recycled Crafts Activities

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Create a Recyclable Creature
Create a Recyclable Creature
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Create a Recyclable Creature
Help your child use recycled materials, a little imagination and some writing skills to build his very own recycled creature.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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"Green" Up That Lunchbox
"Green" Up That Lunchbox
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"Green" Up That Lunchbox
Create a one-of-a-kind lunchbox with your second grader using recycled materials and some down home ingenuity!
2nd grade
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Shoebox Guitar
Shoebox Guitar
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Shoebox Guitar
All you need to put together this guitar is an old shoebox. Soon your kid will be rocking out while saving room in the landfill.
2nd grade
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Create a Faux Stained Glass Vase
Create a Faux Stained Glass Vase
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Create a Faux Stained Glass Vase
Try this creative art project with your second grader to help him build up his fine motor skills and artistic awareness as he makes a faux stained glass vase.
2nd grade
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Make Your Own Stepping Stones
Make Your Own Stepping Stones
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Make Your Own Stepping Stones
Re-use old plastic food containers to create these uniquely beautiful stepping stones to embed in your backyard!
2nd grade
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Homemade Bird Bath
Homemade Bird Bath
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Homemade Bird Bath
Looking for something to do with all those plastic 2-liter bottles that seem to accumulate endlessly? Turn them into a unique mini birdbath.
2nd grade
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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.
2nd grade
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Create a Best Friend Collage Jar!
Create a Best Friend Collage Jar!
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Create a Best Friend Collage Jar!
Delight your second grader (and his best friend!) by showing him how to make a friendship collage jar project for someone special this holiday season.
2nd grade
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Dreidel Craft
Dreidel Craft
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Dreidel Craft
This dreidel craft gets your child to make the spinning top out of a milk carton. Make an upcycled dreidel craft with your child this Hanukkah.
2nd grade
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Party Noise Makers
Party Noise Makers
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Party Noise Makers
Party noise makers help you ring in the New Year loud and proud. These party noise makers are eco-friendly and festive for your holiday celebration.
2nd grade
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How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
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How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
Teach your 2nd grader the value of recycling with this fun arts and crafts activity: make a DIY painted bookcase or set of shelves!
2nd grade
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Love Bug Craft
Love Bug Craft
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Love Bug Craft
Valentine's Day is a great day to show loved ones how much you appreciate them, and this love bug craft is an adorably simple way to spread the love.
2nd grade
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Build a Recycled Box City
Build a Recycled Box City
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Build a Recycled Box City
Who says you have to buy your toys at the toy store? In this activity, you can plan and build a pretend play city entirely out of recycled materials.
2nd grade
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How to Celebrate Earth Day
How to Celebrate Earth Day
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How to Celebrate Earth Day
What better way to raise awareness about the environment than with an eco-friendly Earth-themed party? Get your party started with this step-by-step guide.
2nd grade
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Recycled Plastic Bag Basket
Recycled Plastic Bag Basket
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Recycled Plastic Bag Basket
2nd graders with some weaving experience can turn a gallon milk jug and plastic grocery bags into a functional basket.
2nd grade
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Kitchen Compost Pail
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Re-purpose a tin can into a pretty compost bucket for your family's kitchen counter and learn about the science and fun of recycling and renewing objects.
2nd grade
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Plastic Soap Dish
Plastic Soap Dish
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Plastic Soap Dish
Recycle an old soda bottle into a beautiful, functional soap dish! In this project your child will practice saving the environment in a proactive way.
2nd grade
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Lightning Bug Craft
Lightning Bug Craft
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Lightning Bug Craft
Light up your home with this lightning bug craft that will keep glowing even after summer's gone!
2nd grade
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Viking Shield
Viking Shield
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Viking Shield
Add an ancient protective tool to your child's dress-up chest: the Viking shield!
2nd grade
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How to Make a Kazoo
How to Make a Kazoo
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How to Make a Kazoo
Ever wonder how those kooky kazoos work? Get to know the science behind this silly instrument by making your very own kazoo!
2nd grade
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Butterfly Bouquet
Butterfly Bouquet
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Butterfly Bouquet
Made entirely out of recycled materials, this handmade decoration is a great way to spruce up a dresser, bookshelf, or the living room mantle.
2nd grade
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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.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Recycled Sunglasses
Recycled Sunglasses
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Recycled Sunglasses
Instead of buying new sunglasses this summer, why not use recycled materials to make some of your own?
2nd grade
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Layered Beans Vase
Layered Beans Vase
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Layered Beans Vase
Spice up your everyday vase with this fun craft adding colorful layers of beans to a regular vase. The beans add beauty and function, helping prop up flowers.
2nd grade
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Make a Bracelet Holder
Make a Bracelet Holder
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Make a Bracelet Holder
Help your child organize her jewelry or hair bands with this pretty holder made from recycled materials. The finished holder also makes a great gift!
2nd grade
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Second Grade Recycled Crafts Activities

Explore turning "trash" into treasures with this collection of recycled crafts. From toilet paper rolls to tin cans, these activities feature everyday items becoming so much more with the help of common craft supplies, such as glue, paint, paper, and a little imagination. Kids will learn the value of recycling and protecting the Earth simultaneously with these activities.