recycled crafts

Recycled CD Turkey Kids Craft

Today’s Thanksgiving themed kids craft is so much fun and incredibly easy for little ones too. I’m talking kids of ALL ages {even those crafty adults} will enjoy making this Recycled CD Turkey Kids Craft. With only a few simple supplies {with… Continue Reading →

Recycled CD Ice Cream Kid Craft

I scream. You scream. We ALL scream for ICE CREAM!!! Today’s kid friendly craft tutorial is not only calorie free, mess-free and fun for all ages BUT it’s also super simple, completely customizable and made with everyday supplies you probably have… Continue Reading →

How to Make an Underwater Viewer

Hi! Allison Waken from All for the Boys here sharing a favorite summer craft of ours for the Get Out and Play Summer Series here at Make and Takes. We live in the desert of Phoenix, AZ so outdoor play… Continue Reading →

27 New Uses for Old Broken Crayons

Doesn’t every household have a ton of broken old crayons lying around in their craft rooms, drawers, buckets, boxes? I’m always wondering what to do with those little guys. If you’ve been wondering too, then this post is for you!… Continue Reading →

Have a Puppet Party with a Cereal Box

We’re creating cute and crafty jungle puppets from recycled cereal boxes to play with as an after school activity. We’ll finish up any homework from school and then get right to crafting our puppets! I’ve partnered with KiX Cereal as an ambassador… Continue Reading →

Back to School Washi Tape Backpack Tags

I’m all about the simple and easy when it comes to crafting with kids. That’s one reason washi tape is one of my new favorite kid crafting supplies. It’s easy to use and there’s no mess, just what a busy… Continue Reading →

Paper Bag Art Work Portfolios

We’ve got a great project to share with you today! Not only are these paper bag art work portfolios fun to make, they are going to help you be organized this school year. With a paper grocery bag and some… Continue Reading →

Adorable Cardboard Necklace for Kids

This DIY reversible cardboard necklace is seriously one of the cutest kid’s crafts I’ve ever seen. I just love how simple and stylish it is! You can make the necklaces long or short and paint them however you like! Get… Continue Reading →

Recycled Paper Tube Train

Chugga, chugga, choo choo! Get on the recycled craft train for today’s earth-friendly project. We have paper tubes and washi tape to create our cooky crafty choo choo trains. All Aboard! How about an Earth Day Blog Hop to boot?… Continue Reading →

22 Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle for Earth Day

Earth Day is on it’s way April 22nd. In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing 22 ways in which we can help improve our earth by reducing, reusing, and recycling. Along with the help of Make and Takes “green” contributor Sabrena,… Continue Reading →

50 Earth Day Crafts to Make with Kids

We’re gearing up for Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, by getting out our recycled craft supplies. See our video on How to Use Recycled Crafts. Gathered your items and let’s get crafting with these 50 Kids Craft Projects to Celebrate… Continue Reading →

Recycled Cereal Box Jet Packs

Get your kid’s imagination soaring with these awesome recycled cereal box jet packs from Small Fry! It’s a fast and easy project that will have your kid’s playing for hours! This craft is super fun, simple, and makes for the… Continue Reading →

Stylish Recycled Cardboard Tube Desk Caddy

I am kind of in love with this desk caddy made out of recycled cardboard tubes! I found this project, made by Amanda of Crafts By Amanda, on the M&T Spotlight page and I cannot wait to make it! There are so… Continue Reading →

DIY Robot Hats – Bee Boo Bop

Today’s project will have you doing a robot dance over how easy it is! Just like all the hats I make, I start with a band of cereal box cardboard sometimes painted (or in this case covered) and then I… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Washi Tape Flower Vase

I’m so happy to share today’s post with you! I’ve teamed up with a few A+ bloggers and Consumer Crafts, an M&T sponsor, to bring you a fabulous Earth Day DIY Celebration! With Earth Day coming up in just a… Continue Reading →

Yarn Wrapped Paper Tube Owls + Video

We’re back with another video for our Kids in the Craft Room series. My daughter is sharing her idea for a Yarn Paper Tube Owl. It’s a perfect activity for a children’s craft room, helping to celebrate spring! Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Repurposed Sweater Makes A Great Crayon Cozy

Don’t throw away those old sweaters just yet! Why not turn them into something cool like this crayon can cozy from Homework that I came across at the Make and Takes Spotlight? All of our crayons are currently hanging out in a… Continue Reading →

Making Scratch Off Paper with Recycled Books

How cool is this project from Morena of Morena’s Corner? I can’t get over it, I want to make these now! Found over at the M&T Spotlight, this project is on our weekend to-do list. I love that these are… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge Wrap-Up

This past Saturday we hosted a celebration for Caine’s Arcade and his cardboard challenge here in Seattle. It was cardboard mania!! Kids from all over Seattle joined in the fun as we crafted and played. A little cardboard bowling pictured below, thanks… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge

It’s almost been one year since the boy Caine was showcased for his amazing cardboard arcade. Since then, children all over the world have embraced the love of cardboard and creating! Watch this video to see all that has come… Continue Reading →

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