Category: Recycling Crafts

Crafting is a great way to recycle. Browse through this collection of crafts you can make using items you might normally throw away.

Paper Plate Christmas Ornament Decoration

DIY Paper Plate Christmas Ornament

One of our favorite parts of getting ready for Christmas has always been crafting. We enjoy making ornaments, gifts, and decorations — like these paper plate Christmas ornaments. This Christmas decoration is made to look like oversized Christmas tree ornaments,…

DIY Pine Cone Squirrel

This DIY squirrel project was inspired by the squirrels I have been watching outside my office window, scampering around trying to get ready for winter. I don’t even think they mind that we don’t have any oak trees to provide…

DIY Yarn Bird Nests

Those who are regular visitors here might remember the DIY Colorful Chicks in Nests I posted for Easter… If you read that post, I had mentioned playing around with brown yarns to make a bird nest — this is the…

How to Make a Frog from Paper Plates

Paper Plate Frog Craft Tutorial

April is National Frog Month so I figured today is a good day to share how to make a frog out of paper plates. This is a simple craft that all ages will enjoy. Follow my directions to make this…

DIY Easter Bonnet

DIY Easter Bonnet

This festive Easter bonnet is easy for kids to make and fun for them to wear. Of course, it could also be used as an Easter decoration, or to brighten up your home or classroom for spring! Gather together these…

DIY Paper Mache Leprechaun

DIY Paper Mache Leprechaun 150

Awhile back, I created a paper mache Cat-in-the-Hat in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday; and, while I already had all of the supplies out, I thought I could use the same techniques to create a paper mache leprechaun craft. Do…

Baggie Olaf Craft

Baggie Snowman Craft 150

Some of you may know that I also blog over at Craft Gossip… I am in charge of their Lesson Plans blog. My main job on that blog is to find amazing crafts and activities for kids online and share…