Recycle It!

Don't throw that away. Recycle it instead! Check out these fun crafts that are made out of objects we normally just toss out.

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Milk Carton Train

Give items that usually get tossed in the trash a second life with this green arts and crafts activity for kindergarteners. Make a milk carton train engine!
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Make a Pirate Hook!

Does your child long to be the next Captain Hook? This great craft activity will provide an invaluable accessory for any costume box: a pirate hook!
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Sock Octopus

Encourage your child to jump into sea creature science by creating her own colorful "socktopus" sculpture.
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Plant a Memory

Preserve some precious memories this Mother's Day! Make a shoe planter out of that old pair of your child's favorite shoes.
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Toilet Paper Roll Maracas

Music instruments can be expensive. Sidestep steep prices with this art project that uses recycled materials to create a melodious music maker!
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Milk Carton Counting Houses

Using nothing fancier than old milk cartons and popsicle sticks, create a village full of fun learning for your kindergarten math student.
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Photo Holder

Looking for a fun way to display photos? Give recycled objects a second life by turning them into a creative photo holder.
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100th Day of School Recycle Craft

Celebrate the 100th Day of School by making an amazing sculpture using recycled materials.
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Make a Blue Jean Pocket Purse

Getting your treasures from place to place is tough. Help your child with this task by making a denim pouch from recycled blue jeans!
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Recycling Tree

Celebrate Earth Day with a decorative tree made out of strictly reused and recycled materials.
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Cardboard Bugs

Reuse and recycle cardboard tubes to make spooky spiders, kooky caterpillars, wacky worms, and more.
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Cereal Box House

Recycle your cereal boxes and engage your child's creativity with this fun arts and crafts project.
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Coffee Can Stilts

If you have a young child who loves physical stunts, try making these coffee-can stilts for backyard fun.
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Cardboard Box Dollhouse

For most kids the fun is in the process, and making a dollhouse out of cardboard boxes is as creative as it gets! Here's how to make your own dollhouse.
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