10 Irresistable Eco Activities: Get Crafting!

Love to craft from scratch? Spend some time with your creative kid and bring recycling to a whole new level of cool.

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Baby Food Jar Candles

Recycle a baby jar to make this beautiful votive with your second grader! This arts and crafts project is a fun, colorful activity and makes a great gift.
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Recycled Plastic Wallet

Show your fifth grader how fun and fashionable recycling can be! Guide her in making her own wallet by fusing together old plastic bags with an iron.
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Scrabble Jewelry

Save the tiny tiles from the iconic board game and reuse them as a statement of scholarly style by making them into a crafty piece of jewelry.
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Cosmetic Compact Greeting Card

Don't despair about finishing off that powder compact. Help your teen reconstruct it into a stylish greeting card for someone special!
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Make a Recycled Paper Cup Globe Lamp

Teenagers will love the look of this retro lamp and the fascinating process of making it.
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Make Recycled Modern Art

Repurpose those plastic shopping bags hiding in your house into a fun and exciting decoration your child can hang in her room!
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Turn an Old T-Shirt into a Pillow

Recycle your child's beloved old t-shirt by sewing it into a pillow! The results of activity are unique, decorative, creative, and never wasteful.
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Make Denim Wall Pockets

Help your tween un-clutter her room with this fun project! Recycle and old pair of jeans and make an organizer to hang on the wall.
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Become a Cereal Scrapbooker

When it comes to scrapbooks, you don't have to splurge. Help your teen preserve senior year memories on the cheap by turning cereal boxes into scrapbook pages.
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Craft a CD Curtain

Don't toss CDs or let dust pile up on them. Show your teen how to put them to good use by crafting CD curtains!
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