The craft proect that will keep kids entertained long after they are done building it! This easy to make guitar is a great way to recycle old boxes. Let kids decorate it and make it their own. Check out directions at http://www.projectsforpreschoolers.com/make-a-toy-guitar-out-of-recycled-materials/
Kids love juice, and I love a good recycling project, so what could be better than recycling juice boxes? Reuse juice boxes to make these pirate ships and have hours of fun sailing the seven seas. Find instructions at http://www.se7en.org.za/2012/01/21/sailing-on-the-se7en-seas-treasure-ships-for-lilla-a.
It can be tricky to find ways to recycle old tires. Here is a site that offers several ways to reuse tires. Make a tire swing like the one pictured above, a sand box, a cold frame to protect your plants, and more. Check it out at http://www.recyclethis.co.uk/20101007/5-fantastic-recycling-ideas-for-used-tyres. If you don’t have spare tires call us to find some. Bill’s Auto Parts 1-509-467-5241 or 1-800-482-8480, or come in 4203 E. Weile Spokane Wa 99217 Monday-Friday 7 8:00-5:30.
I love to find new uses for anything old, and this site offers lots of great ways to repurpose old ties. Pillows, wallets, necklaces, belts, pet collars, rugs, bags, clothes, and much more can be made from your husbands old ties. Visit http://www.bluevelvetchair.blogspot.com/2012/02/diy-inspiration-recycled-ties.html for more information.
Hummingbirds are so pretty and fun to watch. Attract them to your garden or patio with this up-cycled hummingbird feeder. The feeder shown is made from an old bottle and left over plastic spoons. Go to http://www.shabbybeachnest.com/plastic-spoon-bottle-hummingbird-feeder/ for instructions.
I love to recycle old shirts into new treasures, so this idea of making an arm band for an ipod out of an old t-shirt is perfect! The band allows you to run and still have your ipod (or other device) at your fingertips. Find details instructions at http://www.ohsoprettytheskinny.com/2012/08/the-diy-ipod-holder-for-excersizing.html
This self watering garden is great for people like me that forget to water the plants! The plants in the bottle can be left for days with out watering, and best of all the planter is simple and cheap to make. Most of the supplies for the planter are recycled! Find instructions at http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-recycled-plant-pot-for-growing-herbs/
The tricky part to this craft is keeping everyone from eating it. Even though it looks like a cookie, it is made from coffee grounds so it won’t be tasty! This project would be a great way to explain about fossils or just a fun afternoon activity.
You can follow the directions by clicking on this link, they have wonderful crafts so check them out!