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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,

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 Bug Kit
Great Summer fun! Directions and ideas
for Bug Kit with journal made of recycled materials-plus free printable PP label

bug kit

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!

Make A Recycle Butterfly Net
This Recycled Net is A Natural!

At home or at school this craft is cool!

Make your very own butterfy net from recycled items.

make a butterfly net

Make Recycle Butterfly Net:

Tools needed for a Recycle Butterfly net

  • A plastic mesh bag (the kind you buy onions or oranges in)
  • Pipe cleaners,
  • A cardboard tube (paper towel-or wrapping paper tube)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Markers.

Directions:recycle!

  • Cut the little metal clamp off the end of your mesh bag. (leave 1 end clamped)
  • Make a rim for your net by twisting together the ends of 2 pipe cleaners.
  • Thread the pipe cleaners in and out along the top edge of the mesh bag.
  • Secure the ends of the rim with a piece of tape.
  • For a handle, use the cardboard tube and cut a slit on each side.
  • Insert the rim of the net into the slits and tape it in place.

Options / Ideas:

  • You can use a dowel or old broom handle instead of a paper tube
  • Decorate your handle with markers, crayons or stickers! Why not draw butterflies on it?
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