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Arbor Day Recycle Crafts Kids

Make Recycle Trees for Arbor Day, Earthday, America Recycles Day or Anyday.

Make Recycle Art

At home or at school this craft is cool!
A lesson in making natural scenery and simple recycle crafts.

A reminder of the importance of trees and not wasting paper.

Teach Kids to Love and Care for Earth Recycle Craft!

At Planetpals we believe if you teach kids to appreciate beautiful things on Earth, they will learn to love and care for it! It's that simple.

 
 
 

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Looking for more interactive things to make here at Earthzone?

Every issue of our magazine has a special craft of the month! Free Activities in your email from the kidsclub! Try the Planetpals coloring page, recycle kit, card game, or check out our freebeez page.

Make another craft!

diy recycle craft tree
This version has a cut top decorated with tissue
Make slits top and bottom. Add tissue or paint
Paper Roll Trees:
recycle arbor day tree
This version uses crumpled tissue
Make slits top and bottom. Add crumpled tissue Make different heights using different tubes.
tube tree recycle craft
This version made with a tube-cut slit-add top
Make a slit on each side. Simply add a tree top, palm, elm, apple, orange, whatever. Paint the trunk.

Recycle Everyday Objects

Great craft for a school lesson plan, girl scouts, boy scouts or home project

Make your favorite nature scenes from recycled items you find around your home

We made a campground, but you can construct any scene:

  • park
  • city
  • playground
  • your yard

How to make this Scene:recycle!

Tools needed:

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Paper Tube Roll(s)
  • Recycled tissue papers: Magazine, gift wrap, school papers
  • Glue
  • Paint , markers, (optional)
  • Cloth (optional)

Directions for this Camping Scene:

  1. We used cardboard as a base and to construct the tent
  2. For the tree we used recycle toilet paper roll
  3. Cut slits on top and bottom to construct a tree roots and branches
  4. Crumple the tissue paper and insert on the tube.
  5. We also used egg cartons for the bench
  6. We decorated with recycled tissue (you can use any materials)
  7. Assemble it by attaching everything to the base
  8. Play! (try incorporating playmobile people!)

Options / Ideas:

  • Use shredded paper or Easter Basket grass for trees and bushes!
  • Make your own drawings or signs
  • Draw people
  • Paint and decorate
  • Add fabric for sleeping bags
  • Any recycle materials will work--try bottle caps, yogurt cups etc
  • Incoroporate Playmobile people, cars or trains!

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