Crafts from Scratch

Let your artsy third grader make cool and crazy crafts from recycled materials!

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Duct Tape Bracelets

Make unique and pretty bracelets using that all-purpose mainstay of crafts and home repair: duct tape!
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Make Glass Bottle Vases

Re-purpose an old glass bottle into a cute vase using a few pieces of felt and a little imagination.
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Koi Windsock

In this activity, kids learn a little about Japanese culture by making their own windsock in the shape of a koi fish.
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Get Creative with Cardboard Box Costumes

Let your child's imagination run wild with this creative third grade arts and crafts activity: make a fanciful costume out of a cardboard box.
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Photo Frame Craft

Reuse the tops of tissue boxes as photo frames for treasured family photos in this fun craft activity.
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Create a Recycled Paper Bag Notepad!

This is the perfect recycling project for back to school! Your child will put all those extra paper bags to good use and assemble her own personal notepad.
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Make Block Prints... Like Rembrandt

Make beautiful print block art with your kids using recycled materials.
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Plastic Bottle Animals

Celebrate Earth Day by making colorful animal sculptures using recycled materials from around the house in this 3rd grade arts and crafts activity.
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Spy Sunglasses

Outfit a pair of dark sunglasses with sneaky mirrors for eyes in the back of your head.
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Paper Bag Hat

Transform grocery bags into summer fashion in this fun summer art project.
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