Crafts can be a great way to reduce your waste by recycling single-use materials like cardboard, egg cartons, corks, plastic bottle caps and even cd cases into toys, games and art projects! Here you'll find some of our favorite recycled creations including cardboard castles, drums made from coffee cans, colorful carnival games, an erasable CD-case coloring book, and a family of adorable egg crate penguins!
Inspired by the game of Corn Hole, this simple tossing contest uses recycled cardboard boxes (or KiwiCo crates!) Set up in the backyard and see who gets the most points. For tossing objects, try whiffle balls, ping pong balls or even walnuts!
Need an activity when going traveling? Try this is a reusable and portable dry erase coloring book made from a CD case! No matter how long the trip is, you'll always have something to do with this DIY dry-erase coloring book. Color and draw, and then just wipe away the dry erase for more room to play.
Upcycled plastic snack cups, some tissue paper, and silly googly eyes are all the materials you need to make these jellyfish. To make them look like they are gracefully swimming, hang them over an air vent or near an open window. The breeze will make their light tissue paper tentacles move and sway.
With a few toilet paper rolls, some stickers and string, this recycled project lends itself to all sorts of fun. With these binoculars, your little explorers can go on an exciting expedition to wherever their imaginations take them.
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