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Recycled Crafts: Plastic & Vinyl

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Plastic Bag Crafts

Juice Pouch Coin Purse. Convert a juice wrapper into a durable coin purse with this simple tutorial.

Juice Pouch Coin Purse

What you need Juice Packets Velcro Instructions Start with two empty, clean, and dry juice bags. Kool-Aid Pouch Handbag. Kool-Aid drink to a handy purse/bag?

Kool-Aid Pouch Handbag

Yes, with this simple tutorial! What you need Juice Wrappers Belting material Instructions. Remove Printing From Plastic Containers. We’re all about celebrating Earth Day in my classroom this week.

Remove Printing From Plastic Containers

It’s only 4 days away! We have been evaluating how “green” our school, classroom, and homes are. I made 3 report cards for each of those locations. If you are interested, they are at my TPT store! (It’s a 20 page unit with math and literacy activities too.)

Plastic Bottle Crafts

Bird Feeder: Frozen Food Trays. Here is a simple craft project you can do with the kids!

Bird Feeder: Frozen Food Trays

It recycles waste material and feeds the birds in your yard. Take 2 single frozen entree dishes and 2 4" lengths of 1/2" dowel, drill a pilot hole in the center of both ends of dowels. Drill the same pilot hole in the lifting tabs on the 2 dishes. Attach the dowels to the bottom dish with #8 x 3/4" long, round head screws. Then attach the top dish with coffee cup hooks. This one is basically the same using 2 round dishes from Betty Crocker Swirl Cake Mix. Nd of dowel with cup hook. Bamboo Ice Cream Tub Basket. Turn your ice cream containers into bamboo center piece baskets.Materials:1 empty Breyers Ice Cream container1 bamboo place mat(Dollar Tree)White glue, paper, hot glueTools:Heavy kitchen scissors and hot glue gunSteps:1.

Bamboo Ice Cream Tub Basket

Remove the cardboard from the plastic rim on the lid, clean off all the glue.2. Pull the rolled edge of the container out to create a gap, measure the distance from under the roll to the bottom of container.3. Measure the same distance from one edge of the place mat and draw a line, using heavy scissors cut along the line.4. Cut a section of paper the same size as the mat section and glue(white glue) to the container to cover the label. 10 Crafty Uses For An Old Toothbrush.

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10 Crafty Uses For An Old Toothbrush

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Bottle Cap Coaster

15 Ways To Reuse Plastic Bottle Caps. Heading to the recycle bin to toss a plastic bottle? Did you know that in many places, you can’t recycle the cap? Bottle caps are made from #5 plastic, which many municipalities do not recycle. DIY Toothbrush Holder. Bottle Cap Basket. Bread Tag Jazzy Jewelry. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions.

Bread Tag Jazzy Jewelry

10 Clever Uses For PVC Pipe. PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is an incredibly common plastic used primarily in construction and as piping in water distribution systems.

10 Clever Uses For PVC Pipe

PVC is strong, lightweight and inexpensive, which is why it’s so highly regarded within the building industry and by professional plumbers. And that’s why, if you happen to have gotten your hands on some of your own, you’re probably looking to put it to good use. Keyboard Key Ring. Plastic Container As A Stamp. These plastic packaging are everywhere and are used for food packaging, they are ugly and are thrown into the trash usually ... unless you want to make fun geometric stamps!

Plastic Container As A Stamp

Estos envases de plástico están en todas partes y se utilizan para empaquetar alimentos, son feos y los tiramos a la basura por lo general ... a menos que quieras hacer divertidos sellos geométricos! It's very simple, just cut the bottom of the box, apply paint and press onto the support where you want to print the drawing. Es muy sencillo, basta con cortar la parte inferior de la caja, aplicar la pintura y presiona sobre el soporte donde desea imprimir el dibujo.

I made several test with different paint and different material. It works very well with acrylic paint on paper, it works pretty well with fabric paint on fabric jersey. DIY Clothing Buttons From Shrink Plastic. This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post.

Equipment Some handy notes: 10 Creative Reuses For Old Lighters. Old lighters seem to have a way of piling up in the junk drawer, even if you try to stay conscientious about not keeping things around when they don't work anymore. The next time you go to clean out your stash of exhausted rubber bands, tired disposable lighters and other random bits and pieces, though, don't throw out those lighters: you might just be able to find a really cool use for them. After all, while San Francisco contractors may be famous for their reuse and recycling tactics, they aren't the only ones who know how to wring every last drop out of expensive building supplies and components! How about a secret container? Make Baskets Out Of Repurposed Pallet Straps. Strapping Room Divider. Make DIY Shrinky Dinks. My parents are both science teachers: which means they always ruined the secrets to magic tricks, they forced me to identify every tree by leaf and bark type, and we always created our own versions of ‘science-y’ toys.

We used to cook our Easy-Bake Oven meals with foil and a light bulb, and created our own slime with cornstarch and food coloring. And, when we wanted our own shrinkable art, did we get the sweet pre-printed HeMan or Strawberry Shortcake sheets? 8 Clever Uses For Plastic Straws.

Recycled CD Crafts

Record Bowl. Ake a fantastic wavy bowl out of blue, green, yellow red, or just plain black records. This is a fabulous gift item or coffee table accessory with a modern feel and takes no time at all. For colored records go to the record store and flip through the "Hip Hop Singles" section for the best variety. Record Clocks. Make A Cassette Tape Coin Purse. Animal Planter/Vase. 40 Projects With Plastic Animals.