30 creative art projects using recycled materials

30 creative art projects using recycled materials

Reusing items in your house for art projects and crafts is not only a great way to teach your children about resourcefulness and how to reduce, reuse and recycle, but it is also cost effective. Crafting can cost a lot of money, so if you can save a little here and there by using items that you would be throwing away (or hopefully recycling).  Here are some of our favorite recycled art projects.





Bubble Wrap Flowers

bubble wrap flowers




Marble Runs

homemade marble runs





Egg carton tree from Glued to My Crafts

recycled art egg carton tree



Egg carton jellyfish from Family Crafts

recycled art jellyfish




Egg Carton Caterpillar from Rusty and Rosy

hungry caterpillar egg carton




Tissue Box Monsters from Giggles Galore

recycled art monsters




Tissue Box Dinosaur Feet from A Bird and a Bean

recycled art dinosaur feet




Shampoo bottle airplanes from viladoartesao.com

recycled art shampoo bottles




Soda Bottle flower stamp from Inner Child Fun

recycled art flowers




Soda Bottle flower from A Little Pinch of Perfect

recycled art flowers craft




Soda bottle pig from Crafty Morning

recycled art pig





Water Bottle Penguins from Crafts for Kids

recycled art penguins




Water Bottle Fish from Meaningful Mama

recycled art fish




Recycled Art Sculptures from Tinkerlab

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Toilet Paper Roll Stamps from Getting Messy With Ms. Jessi

recycled art toilet paper roll stamps





Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars from All Kids Network

recycled art binoculars




Cereal Box Apples from No Time For Flashcards

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Juice Jug Rocket from No Time for Flashcards

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Tin Can Wind Chimes from Hands on as we Grow

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Starbucks Coffee Sleeve Tree from No Time For Flashcards

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Paper Bag Wind Sock from A Childhood List

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Pool Noodle Painting from Fun-A-Day

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Pringle can Rain Makers from Danya Banya

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Milk Jug bird feeder from Great Stems


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  • Amazing projects and ideas! Not only reduce the waste and recycle some materials but also spend some more time with my family! Thanks for all those happy hours you give away here!ReplyCancel


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