Earth Day Roundup

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By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!

It’s not a secret that crafters love to recycle. There is some thrill in repurposing something that would be thrown away by a non-crafter. Today is Earth Day, the perfect time to celebrate that spirit of salvaging and creating something out of nothing. Let’s take a look back at some of my favorite recycled crafts…

Recycled Pinwheel

Recycled Pinwheel

This whimsical craft is made from an empty milk jug. It’s the perfect craft to get started teaching children about recycling and repurposing.

tin can friends

Tin Can Friends

In addition to teaching recycling, these tin can pots are perfect for getting your Earth Day seedlings started. Recycle old materials and grow some plants to celebrate!

More Earth Day Crafts…

Making envelopes

Making Your Own Envelopes

These old junk mail envelopes have been repurposed into “happy mail”! Show off your personality and resourcefulness by sending out your mail in fun recycled envelopes.

Puzzle Piece Artwork

Puzzle Piece Artwork

Don’t throw away a puzzle that’s missing a few pieces or that the kids have outgrown. Flip it over and you have a uniquely shaped canvas for wall art!


Pen Pals

Toilet paper rolls have so much crafting potential. These little pen holders would look great on a school desk or next to a phone.

Button Craft Bracelets

Button Bracelets

It seems that all crafters attract way more buttons than they know what to do with. Repurpose some of them into these fun funky bracelets!

What are you doing for Earth Day?

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