We like reusing and repurposing as many items as we can, and I love to see my kids coming up with creative new uses for discarded objects. This week’s theme for Discover & Explore is recycled crafts. I can’t wait to see what creative ideas everyone has to share.
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Here on Fantastic Fun and Learning we’ve shared a couple of fun recycled crafts.
This egg carton sea life set was a wonderful summer project that we enjoyed making and playing with together.
This cute little crab was my favorite!
A recycled coffee creamer containers makes a great penguin for playing games and pretend play.
Old jars can easily be made into beautiful luminaries to decorate for holidays or any time of year. We made these sparkly jar candles to decorate for the Fourth of July.
And we made these jar candles to decorate for Halloween.
Turn an old apple sauce container into a boat and experiment with making it sail. Ours was the Mayflower, but your child could have fun designing a boat of his or her choice.
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Last year I also featured some fabulous recycled crafts from the Discover & Explore Earth Day linky.
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