How to make a Pen and Pencil Holder for Fall with Seeds and a Cardboard Tube

How to make a Pen holder decorated with seedsHere is a pen and pencil holder craft that is easy to make and great for an Autumn / Fall theme. This pencil holder is made with a recycled cardboard tube from a toilet paper roll or a paper towel roll. Use seeds and paint or markers to decorate the cardboard tube. Find the crafts instructions below. Your kids will love this one.

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How to Make an Earth Day Soda Bottle flower light

flower-light-bulb-mainThis flower light bulb craft is a great way to spend a rainy weekend, and also a terrific way to teach kids about recycling and reusing everyday objects. Explain to your child that there’s more than one way to recycle one thing into something else. You can turn used soda bottles into a string of flower lights for spring!

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How to make a Castle Pencil Holder

Cardboard Tube Castle Pencil HoldersHere is a unique pencil holder made from recycled toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls). It is also a special pencil holder for boys, because every boy is a knight who need a castle… of course 😉

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How to Make Glitter Bottle Timers for Timing Reading or Homework or Time Outs

How to Make Glitter Bottle Timers for KidsMost kids have gone back to school by now, so I’m sure that you’re kids have too. We thought that this would be a good craft to post because sometimes when doing school work, you need to know how much time has passed. With this timer you can check it in 30 minutes or one hour (60 minutes).

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How to Make Apple Lunch Boxes with Recyled Plastic Soda Bottles

How to Make Apple Lunch Boxes with Recyled Plastic Soda Bottles This craft project is perfect for a unique back to school project. It is very simple and fun, as well as a great way to store your packed lunch.

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Using Legos to Learn Sight Words and How to Read and Sound Out Words

1st-pic-learning-sight-words-and-reading-with-legosLearn how to use Duplo and Lego Blocks to get your child to learn his or her sight words. Also learn how to use them to help your child learn to form and sound out words. This is a lot of fun!

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How to Make a Pen Holder by Weaving Magazines Together

Each of us have at home a lot of magazines that we do not need anymore, how about you recycle them by making something useful out of them. This is called upcycling. Here’s a useful way to use them…this would make a great gift for Mom or Dad on Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. It would also be good for your desk when you are doing your homework

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How to Make Spider Web Bracelets for Halloween

How to Make Spider Web Bracelets for HalloweenI have a fun girly craft for you today. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a festive Halloween bracelet that any girl would love to wear this Halloween season. Made from a recycled soda bottle and some paint this bracelet craft is an easy and fun one. Plus, you will get a good feeling from recycling an old soda bottle instead of throwing it away. Isn’t that wonderful?! So, grab that cleaned out used soda bottle and let’s get this fun craft started.

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How to Make Cardboard Little People Figures

How to Make Cardboard Little People FiguresYesterday I showed you how to make a Glue Stick Man out of your recycled glue sticks. Today I’m going to continue showing you how to make toy figures out of recycled materials. In this post I’m going to show you how to make Cardboard Little People Figures. Just simply use pieces of used cardboard boxes. This craft is a great way to recycle those cardboard boxes that you would normally throw away. These Cardboard Little People Figures are fun to make…. almost as much fun as they will be to play with. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Glue Stick Man out of your Recycled Glue Sticks

How to Make a Glue Stick ManWith all the crafts that I do I go through a lot of glue sticks. I always hate the idea of throwing them away…. I always try to find crafts that I can make out of recycled items. And, glue sticks are no exception. Here is a great craft you can make with your used glue sticks. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Glue Stick Man out of your recycled glue sticks. You will see what a great feeling you get from making something out of recycled materials. Plus, you get a very cool toy man.

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How to Make an Elegant Pen Holder

Since school is back in session I decided to show you how to make an Elegant Pen Holder. This elegant pen holder will look wonderful on any desk and it is so useful. No longer will you have pens and pencils floating around your desk…. you will now have a spot for all your pens and pencils. This craft is so easy and a lot of fun. It is made from recycled boxes so it is a great green craft too. Add style to your desk with this elegant pen holder. Let’s get started.

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How to Make a Pencil Box using a Tie

Today I have a super creative and fun craft for you. I’m going to show you how to make a pencil box using a tie. Ask your Dad for one…. I’m sure he has some that he doesn’t even wear anymore. And, what a great way to recycle those ties that aren’t worn anymore. After you make this craft you will have a functioning pencil box… and one that no one else has. How cool is that?! So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Simple Desk Organizer

How to Make a Simple Desk OrganizerThere is not much worse than doing your homework on a cluttered unorganized desk. Who wants to hunt for the homework supplies you need on a messy desk? Well, you don’t have to worry about that anymore. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Simple Desk Organizer. It will be perfect to hold on to some paper, pencils, erasers, and pretty much anything else you want to keep organized on your desk. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Duct Tape Playing Cards Shoulder Bag

How to Make a Duct Tape Playing Cards Shoulder BagOh boy…. do I have a fun craft for you today!! I’m going to show you how to make a Duct Tape Playing Cards Shoulder Bag. The front and back side of this durable bag is covered with playing cards to give it a playful style. I used Uno Cards for this craft, but feel free to use any style playing cards you wish. Whatever style you choose will look great. So, grab a deck of cards, duct tape and scissors and you are good to go. Let’s get started.

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13 Cool Crafts Made with Neckties

13 Cool Crafts Made with NecktiesThe styles of Neckties comes and goes pretty quickly. Many men have a ton of extra ties in their closet that they don’t even wear. Why not put the extra ties to good use? I am going to show you 13 Cool Crafts made with Neckties. All of the necktie crafts shown here will have tutorials so that you too can make these crafts. I will not show you something that you can’t make for yourself. Whether you want a necktie purse or a necktie coffee cozy…. you will find your necktie crafts here. So, let’s get started.

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Coolest Earth Day Craft Ideas – Crafts Made from Recycled Materials

Coolest Earth Day Craft Ideas - Crafts Made from Recycled MaterialsEarth Day will be here in just a couple of weeks. In honor of Earth Day I thought I would scour the internet looking for cool ideas for Earth Day crafts. All of the crafts that I found and have listed here are made from recycled materials. Earth Day is a special day to celebrate the Earth and to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. And, I think making crafts from recycled materials such as the ones found here is a great way to teach children about recycling and the importance of doing that to help save our Earth. So, without further ado….

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