Many people are turning to recycling crafts for decorating for the holidays, redecorating their house or yard, and for keeping their kids occupied with creative activities. Using recycled items for crafts is a great way to save money and save the earth at the same time. But there are many people who are new to recycling crafts and may not know where to find some ideas. This article will offer people a wide variety of websites to choose from that will help them find great ideas for recycling crafts ideas.
Familyfun.com is one of the many great websites available that have great ideas for recycling crafts. This website is especially good for parents of younger children who are looking for crafts for their kids to do. On the home page of this website a person can click on the “arts + crafts” link and it will take them right to the page will all of the crafts. A person can search for crafts by season or holiday, by age, and they can even go straight to crafts that are quick and easy.
The craft section on Familyfun.com also has a search where a person can search all of the crafts by occasion/holiday/season, by age, and the time that is needed for the craft. This service makes it very easy for a parent to find just the right craft. There are crafts for all four seasons, and for just about every holiday including Christmas, The Fourth of July, and Thanksgiving. The age groups range from toddler to teen with everything in between.
SolidWasteDistrict.com has great ideas for recycling craft ideas. They have instructions for different things a person can do with CDs, with egg container, styrofoam, and juice and milk cartons. This site even has thirteen different crafts that can be done to recycle a plastic grocery bag and six different recycling crafts to do with a jar.
Kinderart.com has a terrific section on their website that is devoted to recycling crafts. The majority of their crafts are for Elementary age children, but there are also crafts on this website for middle school and secondary school age children as well. There is a wide variety of recycling crafts to choose from on Kinderart.com. There are instructions for cutlery wind chimes, grocery bag kites, milk carton candles and pen pots, foil sculptures, and picture frames. There are great ideas for recycling crafts made with scraps of fabric and canvas, sticks and twigs, and even garbage.
The instructions for the recycling crafts on Kinderart.com are very thorough and most of the instructions also include a picture of the finished product. The age group for which each craft is intended is noted right underneath the name of the project. This makes it very easy for parents to see if their child will be able to do the project.
Mycraftbook.com offers several great ideas for recycling crafts. This site has crafts that are geared more toward adults or older children. On this website the crafts are listed by one of two levels; either beginner or intermediate. They have instructions for a chair pin cushion made from a recycled cat food or a salmon can and scraps of material, a reed mat photo frame that is made from an old reed calendar from a Chinese restaurant, and they have the directions for a pop bottle piggy bank as well as several others.