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50+ Recycle Crafts for Kids


Updated December 12, 2016
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53 Recycle Crafts for KidsRecycle crafts for kids can be a valuable tool of entertainment and distraction after a long school day. These craft projects for kids cost almost nothing to make and you can use materials from around the house, like oatmeal containers.

If you're looking for fun craft projects for kids that are perfect for Earth Day, this is a must-have collection. Save up those drink cartons, plastic bottles and even paper plates - you can use all of these items for these craft projects.

Even if Earth Day is nowhere in sight, save this collection for a rainy day and have kids get creative on a rainy afternoon. They'll love making their own games, organizers and even birdfeeders.


53 Recycle Crafts for Kids

50+ Recycle Crafts for Kids
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Recycled Craft Ideas: Easy Crafts To Make With Recycled MaterialsTrash To Treasure: 28 Recycled Crafts25 Cool Things To Do With Wine Bottles


Aluminum Can Crafts

Featured Project: Smashed Soda Can Animals
Create a funny cow, pig or bear using empty soda cans, paint and felt. Recycle crafts for kids are a great tool for teaching kids about recycling.

Soup Can Bowling Recycle Crafts for Kids


Drink Carton Crafts

Featured Project: Making Ice Candles
Use an empty drink carton and an old aluminum can to make your own recycle crafts for kids. Use soy candle wax or beeswax for a greener alternative to traditional petroleum-derived paraffin wax.

Drink Carton Gift Box Recycle Crafts for Kids


Recycled Crafts

If you are looking for more recycling craft ideas, you can find our favorite ideas for craft projects that reuse in this collection of 42 Ways to Reuse Materials for Crafting.You'll find projects that look great and help the planet at the same time. In addition to recycled crafts for kids, you'll find projects parents can make on their own. There's never a bad time to use recycled materials, so dip into your discards and gather up supplies. You won't believe how much you can make with so few supplies.




Plastic Bottle Crafts

Featured Projects: Pink Flower Water Bottle Bracelets
Recycle water bottles into pink flower bracelets for fun recycle crafts for kids.

Plastic Bottle Birdfeeder Recycle Crafts for Kids

Recycled Crafts for ChildrenWhether it's raining, snowing, or just a few days off from school, these extra 15 Green Crafts for Children will help keep kids occupied and entertained for hours. From robots to homemade board games, these recycling ideas for kids get kids in the spirit for Earth Day. These recycled art projects for kids will also reinforce the importance of that old saying "Reduce, reuse, recycle." Kids will learn why this ideas is so important without even realizing it!

More Recycling Crafts for Kids

Featured Projects: Recycled Newspaper Beads
Use old newspaper to create big, circular beads. Kids will love painting and decorating these recycled paper beads.

Froggy Bank Recycle Crafts for Kids

Felt Floral Plastic Bottle Bracelet

Pringles Can Storage Container

Recycled Cardboard Caddy

Half the Earth Shirt

Upcycled Glove Animals

Recycled Toilet Paper Roll Tabletop Christmas Tree


How to Prepare Recyclables for Crafting

How to Prepare Recyclables for Crafting

If you adore making crafts out of recycled materials, you are going to love reading our full how-to article on how to make sure your recycled materials are ready for crafting


Recycle Crafts from Paper Dishware

Featured Projects: Cute Paper Bowl Turtle - Add this paper bowl project to your list of recycled crafts for kids. You'll save your trash can from filling up and your kids will get a chance to make a recycled reptile.

Pig Plate Recycle Crafts for Kids


Featured Craft Project: Plastic Bottle Crafts that Impress

Recycle Crafts for Kids Plastic Bottle Idea

Secretly Cheap DIY Flower Vase: Perfect for teens, these plastic bottle crafts are a chic and trendy recycle crafts for kids (especially teens)! They will love the grown-up look of the homemade vases as well as learning how to plant their own flowers!


What are your favorite recycling ideas for kids?

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I have 3 special needs kids that are going to love these crafts. We love doing crafts and are always looking for new ideas. When we have snow days or rainy days, these activities are perfect. Cant wait

this is a really interesting website, rainy day projects for children.

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Found some lovely ideas here. This post is a great source of projects. My girls will surely love these ideas. Thanks for sharing! Rosetta from http// )

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