It’s fun and easy when you reuse your household and trash items to make creative recycled crafts. Find some recycling crafts ideas and get your kids involved into the enjoyment.

Crafts Recycling Ideas For Kids

With the ever-increasing pollution and depletion of resources, recycling waste products have become highly essential. While adults can realize the need for recycling and reusing, children need to be provided proper education on such environmental issues. And one of the best ways to create such awareness is by teaching them how to recycle the garbage. Use all the junk stuff that you can find across your home and put them to use by converting them into creative crafts, thereby getting your kids on work. Turn all this trash into treasure by making some beautiful and creative products out of your waste. Steer through the following lines to find some ideas for making easy and fun crafts by recycling useless items. Take a look and have fun!
Easy Recycled Crafts For Kids
Cardboard Tube Wall Flowers
Things Required
  • Cardboard Tubes
  • Acrylic Craft Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • White Craft Glue
  • Paper Clips
  • Mounting Putty
  • Using different paint colors, paint the cardboard tubes. Leave them to dry.
  • Slightly flatten the tubes with your hands and cut them into ¾ inch slices. These slices are your flower petals.
  • Place the flower petals on a working surface and arrange them into flower shapes. Make them pointed by slightly pinching the ends or rounding them with your fingers. For a unique design, square them off.
  • Position them and glue the petals together.
  • Secure the glues petals with paper clips. Allow them to dry completely.
  • Remove the paper clips and apply putty on their back.
  • Press the flowers onto the wall or windows and your wall flowers are ready to be exhibited.
Bottle Cap Lady Bug
Materials Required
  • Bottle Cap
  • Acrylic Paints (red, black and white)
  • Paint Brushes
  • Toothpick
  • Paint the bottle cap black, using black acrylic paint. Leave it for drying.
  • Once dry, coat the cap with another layer of black paint and let it dry completely.
  • Leaving 1/5 portion from the top, paint two halves in red paint, leaving a black line in the middle of the lady bug. Keep the black color wider at the bottom.
  • Dip the end of a paint brush in black paint and dot black spots on the red wings of the lady bug.
  • Dip a toothpick into white paint and dot two eyes on the top black section to form eyes.
  • The bottle cap lady bug is ready to be adorned!
Toothbrush Bracelets
Materials Required
  • Old Toothbrush
  • Tweezers/Pliers
  • Pot
  • Tongs
  • Large Mug
  • Oven Gloves
  • Using tweezers or pliers, remove all the bristles from the toothbrush.
  • Boil water in a large pot.
  • Place the toothbrush in water for five minutes, while the water is still boiling.
  • With the help of tongs, remove the toothbrush from water and bend it to the desired shape.
  • In case the toothbrush does not bend smoothly, dip the toothbrush into boiling water again.
  • Remove and bend the brush as much as possible.
  • Place the bend toothbrush at the bottom of a mug to allow it to hold its shape until cooled.
  • Pour cold water into the mug and remove the brush.
  • You are now ready to wear your new toothbrush bracelet.
Super Scoops
Materials Required
  • Craft Knife/Scissors
  • Gallon Jug
  • Colored Tissue Paper
  • 2½ inch wide Can
  • Pencil
  • Glue Stick
  • Paintbrush
  • Mod Podge
  • Cut the gallon scooping out half the top, leaving the handle intact.
  • Stack several tissue papers and fold them into multiple layers.
  • Place the can on the tissue papers and trace out a circle.
  • Cut out circles from tissue papers.
  • Glue the tissue paper circles onto the jug, using glue stick.
  • Brush Mod Podge over the circles to seal them.
  • These decorated jugs are perfect for storing and transporting toys, making it an enjoyable playtime for kids.

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