Earth Day Crafts

Earth Day Crafts
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Last time, we talked about fun ways to party eco-friendly, today are a few ideas to make great Earth Day (or really any day) crafts with items lying around the house or recycling bin.

Tip Junkie has 32 things to make using a cardboard box.

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Box Play For Kids has a variety of eco-friendly stickers that attaches to your old boxes and turns them into new toys.   Turn a macaroni box into a camera or a egg carton into a piano, there are so many fun options.

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Make plantable paper with AlphaMom.

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Don’t just recycle wine bottles, put those corks to good use by turning them into stamps! Lil Blue Boo does just that plus she makes placecards.

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How about using soda bottles to create these apples with Creative Jewish Mom that would be perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week?

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I think egg cartons are a versatile and  creative medium…send a dozen of mini muffins with Fiskars

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…or make a wreath like this one from Homemade Serenity.

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…or turn them into fairy lights like these from Esprit Cabane.

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Save those eggshells and create eggshell candles…I’ve done this with my boys before and they thought it was the coolest thing!  The Magic Onions have a great tutorial.

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