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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.

Recycle Everyday Objects

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

Download this label for your kit
Reduce or enlarge the label to fit your book
"Hugs for bugs and other living things"

hugs for bugs label

To Go With This Also Make:

Make a Recycle Bug Jar
Just Buggy! Directions and ideas
for Bug Jar made of recycled materials

bug jar

Make a Recycle Butterfly Net
Great fun! Directions and ideas for making a butterfly catching net from recycled materials

recycled butterfly net

Make Ladybug Lids
Great for preschool--Just paint no embellishment you could add eyes or buttons-even antenna . Keep it on the jar for bug catching or collecting nature.

.recyle jar lids

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!

bug kit from planetpals

Make A "Hugs 4 Bugs" Recycle Bug Kit
This Bug Learning Kit is A Natural!

At home or at school this craft is cool!

Make your very own bug kit from recycled items you find around your home:.

Make The Bug Learning Kit:recycle!

Tools needed for a Bug Kit

  • A Jar
  • Tweezers
  • Journal
  • Pencil
  • Magnifying Glass

Other things you can add to your kit:

Options / Ideas:

  • Why not decorate your journal with pictures of bugs
  • Make a book cover from recycled materials
  • If you add a bag, box or pail - decorate it

What should you put in your journal?

  • Use your journal to record and draw pictures of bugs you catch
  • Draw pictures of bugs you hope to catch or bugs of the world
  • Look up information on the bugs and jot that down, too
  • Draw pictures of bugs in their habitat
  • Paste in pictures of bugs from magazines and photos you take

What About Bugs?

Some Ideas for catching bugs

Fun facts about bugs

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