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How To Make A Recycled Robot

By: Holly Homer from kidsactivitiesblog.com
Updated June 19, 2020
How To Make A Recycled Robot
How To Make A Recycled Robot

"Crafting is such wonderful bonding time, and also a good time to teach children lessons. Like the importance of taking care our planet. Recycling and upcyling are a couple of ways to do this. Plus, easy recycled and upcycled crafts for kids allow you to craft and stay within a budget, since most of your supplies are things that you would’ve discarded otherwise! It can be such a rewarding and memorable crafting experience. I also love recycled crafts because it’s a great way to use your imagination, and teaches resourcefulness, working with what you already have!"

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts

Easy

Materials List

  • Cereal box
  • Something for weight (old towel, bag of dried beans, newspaper, etc)
  • Aluminum foil
  • paper towel tube
  • 2 vegetable or soup cans (legs)
  • 1 large can (head)
  • Various plastic and metal lids
  • 2 bottle caps
  • metal nut
  • 2 silver pipe cleaners

Instructions

  1. To give the robot’s body some weight, first you’ll want to put something inside the cereal box. I used an old sweatshirt. An old towel, a bag of dried beans, lots of wadded up newspaper, anything like that will work!

  2. Wrap the cereal box in aluminum foil and use tape to secure.

  3. Use a craft knife to carve holes in the side of the box for the arms.

  4. Cut the paper towel tube in half, and wrap both halves in aluminum foil.

  5. Insert the tubes into the sides of the cereal box.

  6. Wrap each of the cans in aluminum foil.

  7. Use various lids to decorate the front of the cereal box.

  8. Glue lids onto the large can for eyes; then glue bottle caps to the lids for the pupils.

  9. Glue a metal nut on as the nose.

  10. Draw several lines onto white paper, then draw a single line through those lines. Use scissors to cut mouth from the lined paper and tape to the tin can.

  11. Wrap silver pipe cleaner around a pencil, then glue inside the large can.

  12. Glue the head and legs to the cereal box to complete your robot.

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