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beach finds kit

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.

Recycle Everyday Objects

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

Our Favorite Nature Crafts:

Make Natural Painted Rock Decor
Planetpals Exclusive!
Great Summer fun! Directions and ideas
painting rocks and other rock decor

painted rocks

Tissue Rocks..Rock!
Planetpals Exclusive!
This is a favorite beach project for kids--use recycled gift tissue!

make tissue rocks

Recycle Sand and Jars--Sand Art
Planetpals Exclusive!
Recipe and Directions. Great for any age group! They can do pictorial art or fill jars. Or you can give them black and white coloring pages to fill
.recycle sand art

Make a shell mobile and other shell crafts
Planetpals Exclusive!

Make this simple
mobile using one string or many

shell mobile

How to have an archeology dig - How to make a dig kit
Planetpals Exclusive!
Natural learning for kids

have a dig!

Dry Flowers:
Exclusive Planetpals Tips, tricks , techniques to save one of Earth's beautiful delights

Create a Sandcastle that lasts Make this simple recipe using sand, cornstarch, and alum our non toxic recipe here

sand castle

Plaster of Paris Paperweight molds of your shells into a paperweight

papereweight shell

Make a Fossil using Plaster Of Paris-Simple! Display either side of your which ever you think looks best

make a fossil plaster of paris

Shoebox Diorama World
Planetpals Exclusive!

This is a favorite Earthday Idea! Convert a shoebox to a favorite place. Teach kids to love the world.

shoebox craft

Dryer Lint Crafts
Exclusive Planetpals
Dryer lint clay, Paper Mache and Paper! Three recipes

.dryer lint recipes

Paper Making Recipe
Planetpals Exclusive!
Learn how to make paper for many thing from scrap paper and discards and recycle.

make paper

Make a Recycle Plastic Container Aquarium
Planetpals Exclusive!
Great Summer fun! Directions and ideas
for this aquarium and fish learning

recycle plastic container aquarium

Make a Rock Frog or other fun objects and animals!

rock frog

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Looking for more interactive things to make here at Earthzone?

Every issue of our magazine has a special craft of the month! Free Activities in your email from the kidsclub! Try the Planetpals coloring page, recycle kit, card game, or check out our freebeez page.

Make A Craft With Your Archeology Finds

We suggest you have a mini Archeology Dig and find rocks or shells or other artifacts...How

These Crafts Are A Natural!

You can make Recycled Art with anything objects or artifacts you find from leaves to shells to rocks...Just use your imagination!

  • Art - Paint itrecycle!
  • Prints -Stamp it
  • Embossed Paper - Press it
  • Paper Weight - Fill it
  • Box or Jar - Cover it
  • Sculpture- Build it

Ideas and Suggestions:

  • Make your own paper (or use Plaster of Paris) and make a filled paperweight shell
  • Make your own paper ( or use Plaster of Paris) and make an embossed print
  • Make a sculpture of a sand castle from your hand made sand clay or other creative sand sculpture idea using shells and rocks
  • Make sand art paintings
  • On paper or board Draw or paint your favorite beach scene and add your shells
  • Paint rocks! Find rocks that look like fish or paint them like flowers.
  • Paint shells: Paint the inside or outside of shells with a beach scene
  • Cover a jar or box with tiny shells or rocks, you can even add sand!
  • Cover shells with paint and stamp them onto a paper making shell prints
  • Add sand dollars or shells to a handmade gift card tied with a ribbon
  • Fill a jar full of your favorite finds and use this label
  • Make a shadow box from your favorite finds..use a frame or a shoe box or cereal box
  • Make one of a kind jewelry using your favorite shells, sea glass or rocks
  • Make a diorama using rocks and shells
  • Make an aquarium with shells and rocks
  • Make a rock garden with shells and rocks
shell art
sih mold
Embossed Plaster form Embossed handmade paper form
paper shell
shell jewelry
filled with handmade paper handmade shell jewelry
ainted shell
shell shadowbox
Painted Shell Shell Shadowbox
pINTED ROCK painted rock
Make a door stop painted rock Make a paperweight painted rock

This craft is ŠJag reproduction restricted

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