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Recycled Arts & Crafts

If you are at home with the kids and are looking for some creative things to do, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on materials - Let us help you with ideas to get creative using recycled materials.

The kids have fun, while learning to be environmentally responsible – it’s a win win!!

Would you like to WIN an Amazon Fire 7 Tablet?

Head over to Whatson Derry Strabane on Facebook and Instagram to enter our competition by uploading pictures of your arts & crafts creations using recycled materials tagging our page and using the #recycleathome

In the meantime here are some ideas to give you inspiration for your creation…

 

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

1 x Plastic Bottle (cut off the bottom of the bottle to make the turtle shell)

1 x sheet of paper

Paint

Crayons

Glue

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

30 x Milk carton tops

2 x ring seals from the milk carton

1 x regular bottle top

String

Marker to draw the eyes on

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

1 x toilet roll holder

1 x egg carton

6 x skewers/sticks

Paint

Crayons/markers

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

1 x peg

3 x ice lolly sticks

Paint

Glue

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

4 x bottle tops

1 x straw cut in half

2 x elastic bands

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

Toilet roll holders

Coloured card

Markers/crayons

Glue

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

3 x Juice Cartons

White Paint

Black Marker


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

1 x Toilet Roll holder

Coloured paper/tissue paper/card

(You can colour in a white page using your own crayons, markers or paint)

MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

1 x Large plastic bottle

6 x smaller plastic bottles

Paint

Card

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Remember when you are buying your household goods, just think about the waste each product will create and how you will be able to dispose of it. – Try to buy products that use less packaging, and when you are disposing of items such as plastic bottles, remember to SQUEEZE & SQUASH to a small a size as possible – another fun activity for the kids to get involved in.