Cheap Crafts for Kids: 4 Unexpected Recycled Projects

By: Emily Timmons, Editor,

Glitter BugsCrafting with kids is always a blast, but it’s not always easy to keep costs down. When you think of cheap crafts for kids, you might feel a little underwhelmed at the possibilities, but AllFreeKidsCrafts is here to change your mind. Trust us when we say the best way to have some creative fun with your little ones is to skip the trip to the store and make recycled crafts instead! All you need to make amazingly cheap and easy crafts for kids is a little imagination and a few recyclables. With these Cheap Crafts for Kids: 4 Unexpected Recycled Projects, you can transform everyday household items into some truly amazing kids’ craft ideas.

Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts

You can find each one of these budget-friendly kids' craft ideas (and more!) in our free eBook, Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts!



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Glittery Snowglobes

Glittery Snowglobes

This brilliant recycled craft for kids is actually two thrifty ideas in one: reuse an old jar and give new life to an old toy, and voila! An adorable snow globe, for next to no cost.


Glitter Bugs

Glitter Bugs

It’s easy to find cheap crafts for kids with jars, but it’s not always so easy to decide what to do with the lid. Wonder no more; these cute critters are easy to make and incredibly affordable.


Converted Cardboard Christmas Village

Converted Cardboard Christmas Village

Kids’ crafts with cardboard might not sound too pretty, but with a little imagination, you and your creative kiddos and transform recycled materials into a totally unexpected Christmas scene.


Rocket Blaster Jet Pack

Rocket Blaster Jet Pack

Recycled crafts for kids that can be used again and again are the best kind of kids’ craft idea! You won’t believe what thrifty materials are used in this amazing costume.


Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Projects

Love these recycled craft ideas? Find even more projects for kids in our Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts eBook!

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