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5 Fun Eco-Crafts for Kids

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5 Fun Eco-Crafts for Kids

Crafting is a great way to spend quality, creative time with the kiddos. While a lot of craft projects will call for a trip to the craft store to purchase new materials, you can dig a lot of useful craft supplies right out of your recycle bin. Crafting with reclaimed materials does more than teach your kids creativity — it teaches them to value materials, even ones that they might have thought were garbage.

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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4:43PM PDT on Mar 10, 2013

These are so great, I want to try them out with my niece, anything to take her mind off pink dolls for a while!

4:54AM PST on Jan 24, 2012

I wish I had found this sooner. I am looking forward to sharing this with my daughters.

3:25PM PDT on May 18, 2011

Good ideas!
Thanks Becky.

9:30AM PDT on Mar 14, 2011

Some great ideas, I may try with my nieces/nephews.

2:36AM PST on Mar 6, 2011

Don't just give these ideas and materials to your children to use,. Sit down with them and share the experience! It is a valuable way to share your time with them.

3:59PM PST on Mar 4, 2011

How fun this is

12:59PM PST on Feb 27, 2011

Great ideas

7:14AM PST on Feb 3, 2011

Thanks for the great ideas.

3:48AM PST on Feb 1, 2011

Thanks for all the great ideas.

4:21PM PST on Jan 29, 2011


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