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Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts
By: Jaclyn Holtzman, Editor, AllFreeKidsCrafts.com
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Green craft with kids of all ages in the Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts eBook!
Get your crafty kids ready because with recycled crafts for kids, you'll be able to keep them crafting all day long. Your supply of recycled goods is unending and using them to create imaginative, new projects helps the environment and your wallet. All of the crafts that you will find in this go green eBook are affordable, which means lots of fun arts and crafts projects for the kids. Never mind running out to the store every time your munchkins want to craft; see what is lying around your house, and chances are you can make one of the easy crafts for kids in this eBook. Encouraging the little ones to craft with recycled materials helps enforce the never-ending lesson to "reduce, reuse, and recycle."
You might find your little ones using a lot more toilet paper once they realize how much fun it is to make toilet paper roll crafts. Start saving empty toilet tubes and pile them in your craft closet. With all of the unique toilet paper roll crafts you'll find, you'll be begging your neighbors for their toilet tubes. A great craft for the littlest crafters is the Toilet Tube Big Bird and Friends project, which you can find on page 18 of the recycled crafts eBook. For those who love Sesame Street, this a great way to bring the characters to life in an affordable and easy craft for kids. And for those older kids who are too cool for Sesame Street, these birds are birds without a name, and they're just too darn cute not to make. The addition of feathers is a fun way to add a bit of realism to these funny flying pals. Sesame Street fan or not, the kids will love this cutesy craft and all of the other toilet paper roll crafts that this eBook offers.
Egg those munchkins on until their creative juices begin to flow and they see empty cartons as friendly monsters. Egg cartons frequent recycling bins in most homes, so crafting with them makes for cheap and easy crafts for kids. The Egg Carton Monster Man is a hilarious recycled craft project that kids will love to make and play with. This egg-ceptional project is egg-sactly what your little painter will want to craft. Puns and yolking aside, egg carton crafts for kids are perfect for group craft activities because they're so kind to your wallet and imaginative spirit. Cut up the egg carton and use the little cups to ignite your innovative thinking, or, as in this fun recycled craft, keep it whole and take advantage of its mouth-like qualities. You will have hours of endless fun even after you're done making this monsterous recycled craft for kids.
Fly through the air propelled by flames, hunt for treasure as you follow the map, and withstand the bitter cold of the Arctic Circle with the help of recycled materials. The clever ideas are endless when it comes to using old items for cheap and easy costume crafts for kids. Did you ever see the resemblance between a fruit cup and a polar bear's nose? Start to think out of the box so that you can make amazing recycled crafts for kids out of an empty soap box or an old newspaper. Imagine how much money you will save when your child begins to make his own toys and use recycled materials rather than store-bought materials for crafts. The Rocket Blaster Jet Pack will be your boys' favorite, new toy, and it will have cost maybe $10. The result is really cool, and it hardly looks recycled. Once they take off into the world of recycled crafts for kids, they will be flying on cloud nine. Not only can kids mold items into something new, they can also use recycled crafts to transform themselves into different people, animals, and objects. Encourage kids' imaginations to fly even higher as you strap a homemade jet pack, made by them, onto their backs. Where will they travel and what will they accomplish with the power of flight?
The easiest of the easy crafts for kids are included in this book. Just because these crafts are easy enough for preschoolers, though, does not mean that a teenager won't be interested. In fact, some of these crafts for preschoolers are absolutely adorable as a teen-made gift or decoration. There's definitely no downside to an easy craft that still looks great. Many crafts in this recycled crafts eBook are appropriate for a large range of ages, including these, but the simplest of the bunch have been designated for your convenience. Another highlight of the crafts for preschoolers is that they are made to be completed in very few steps at different times. Since preschoolers aren't so fond of sitting still for extended periods of time, these recycled crafts are perfect for those antsy-pants youngins. Even though these projects consist of very few steps, each step counts as its own activity, which makes for tons of small increments of time that you don't have to think of how to fill. Your little crafters will adore the winter wonderland that they can create for one, or many, of their toys. The snowglobes will make an adorable addition to the fun adornments filling their rooms, and they will feel a special sense of pride knowing that they made it. You, too, will feel a sense of pride knowing that you're helping the environment and saving money.
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We hope that Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts has gotten you in the green crafting spirit and ready to make your way through your recycling bin with creativity! Use this collection of toilet paper roll crafts, egg carton crafts for kids, play and pretend costume crafts, and more to help keep the green on Earth and in your pocket. These cheap and easy crafts for kids, and the memories made while creating them, will be cherished by your little boys and girls for years to come!
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