12 Awesome Recycled Crafts for Kids

In celebration of Earth Day and every day we want to take care of our environment, it’s time to share some great kids crafts made from recycled materials! Recycled crafts are one of my favorite projects of all time – they are great on both the environment AND your budget, and also force some serious creativity to happen.

12 Awesome Recycled Crafts for Kids

I have a whole box of garbage cool things that are just waiting to be remade into something else.

Make a Pillbox Hat from a Microwave Dinner Tray

Recycle a Sock into a Giraffe Sock Puppet

Make Animal Headphones

Adorable Egg Carton Crafts

Make a Pillbox Hat
from a Microwave
Dinner Tray

Recycle a Sock
into a Giraffe
Sock Puppet

Make Stuffed
Animal Headphones

Via DollarStoreCrafts

Adorable Egg Carton
Crafts Roundup
on The Crafty Crow

One Pretty Thing Shares 12 More Recycled Crafts!

Egg Carton Caterpillars

Make a Nightlight from a Recycled Crystal Light Container

Recycled Aliens Craft

One Pretty Thing
Shares 12 More
Recycled Crafts!

Make Egg Carton
Caterpillars

Make a Nightlight
from a Recycled
Crystal Light Container

Recycled Jello Box Aliens

Make Pretend Fossils Easy Denim Purse for Teens Refashioned T-Shirts Upcycled Photo Holder or Jewelry Holder

Make a “fossil” from
coffee grounds

Turn an old pair
of jeans into a
denim purse

Refashioned T-Shirts

Upcycled Photo Holder
or Jewelry Holder

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About the author

Founder and CEO of Woo! Jr. Kids Activities, Wendy loves creating crafts, activities and printables that help teachers educate and give parents creative ways to spend time with their children.

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  4. kebby

    So glad I found this site when looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day! Shared on twitter. Hope that everyone enjoys it as much as I am!

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