recycle crafts
planetpals logo
Bookmark and Share
Join PP On Social Media:
join us FB Twitter WeAreTeacher Linkedin FACEBOOK BLOG
Earth Zine Magazine
Teachers/ Parents
Complete Site Navigation
Contact Us
Privacy Policy

We have additional crafts and fun activities
every month.

Available in our Magazine, forum or email news only.

Don't miss an issue!

If you are on the Planetpals
Kidzclub list you will get notified when new things are added to this page.

brenden faux bubbloegum machine

Make thisFaux Bubble Gum Machine with a recycled base and a jar...

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! recycle bubble gum machine craft project

Make A Mock Bubble Gum Machine
DIY Craft Project From a Recycled Jar

At home or at school this craft is cool!

Make your very own world globe from recycled items.

Recycle Everyday Objects

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

How to Make it:

Tools needed for this globe (above)

  • Base (make one from a box or candle type base)
  • Clean Recycled Jar
  • Bubble Gum
  • Your imagination

Directions: We used Elmer's Glitter Glue for this project

  • First make a base. In this case we made a wooden base
  • Paint the base
  • Let it dry!
  • When that's dry: add a clean jar (Upside down)
  • Fill with Bubble gum
  • Done!


  • We used a canning jar but any clean recycle jar will do.
  • Keep the box and jar proportionate
  • Make sure the can has NO Sharp edges!
  • You can make a lever and a ramp and get more complicated . But for young kids a box and a jar will do.


  • Can't make a wooden base? Use a wooden box or make one from a heavy cardboard box...or legos!

Make another craft!

This craft is ŠJag reproduction restricted
shop planetpals
Earthday Characters