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How your recycling bin could save the school holidays

Tin can talk

Photo: Gratisography

Are you racking your brain for things to do to keep the kids occupied these school holidays? Look no further than your recycling bin. Here’s a bunch of recycled craft activities for kids of all ages.

Plastic bottles

  • Make an easy bubble blower for your little ones using an old water bottle, or
  • help them build a nifty bird feeder, and watch the birds come in to feed. 

Tin cans

Newspaper

And there’s plenty more ideas where those came from…

If none of these projects tickle your fancy, Planet Ark has some that will. They have put together this guide for recycled kids craft activities, with all kinds of ideas including musical instruments.

Or check out these gorgeous up-cycle ideas by Brisbane blog Edward and Lilly . They’ve got some wonderfully simple knitting, weaving, stamping and jewellery making ideas for kids of all ages.

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