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Teach Kids to Love and Care for Earth Recycle Craft!

At Planetpals we believe if you teach kids to appreciate beautiful things on Earth, they will learn to love and care for it! It's that simple.

Make your puppet--with a slew of themes to choose from! Use a soda can or a toilet paper tube. Find recycled items to decorate it.

tuna can recycle craft
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recycle craft tuna can christmas ornament
Recycle Tuna Can Ornament

At home or at school this craft is cool!

Make your very own ornament from recycled items.

Recycle Everyday Objects

Great craft for a school lesson plan, girl scouts, boy scouts or home project,recycle!

Have children make an ornament from recycled materials of many kinds. This time we used a can, and other everyday objects to make a tree ornament

Make Santas, snowmen, snow scene, ginger house...

Tools Needed for this puppet:

  • Tuna or sardine can--
  • Glue or Glue gun
  • Cork
  • Felt
  • Small Buttons or beads for clothing
  • Thin Ribbon or fabric scrap
  • Cotton or packing beads
  • Paints
  • Your imagination

tuna can recycle craft

Directions For Ornament

  • Paint the inside of the can with background (we did blue for sky cans white fop ground)
  • For the snowman body we cut the cork in
  • Paint cork
  • Glue cork in
  • Add nose, eyes,
  • Add beads or buttons on body
  • Tie ribbon scarf
  • Add felt, beads or buttons for the hat
  • Add Cotton or packing beads for snow
  • Tie and glue a ribbon around the can to hang it
  • Let it dry!

tina can recycle craft

Directions For Ornament

  • We drew the face on on the above snowman.
  • You could line it with fabric, paper or felt
  • You can hang it with string instead of ribbon
  • Use solid cork for santa

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