Recycling and Upcycling Art Ideas

Find inspiration in the recycle bin as you learn how to make musical instruments from flower pots, gargoyles from coffee trays and relief carvings from drywall. These lesson plans and ideas will inspire you to reduce, reuse and recycle!

Art Savers

Kids can roll up their work and slip it inside of these personalized tubes.

Bubble Picture Frame

These easy and personalized bubble frames make wonderful gifts for relatives.

Bunny Baskets

Learn how to make a basket for Easter using recycled materials. This is a wonderful springtime activity for primary school children.

Find Amazing Recycling Ideas on Kuttlefish

At the heart of Kuttlefish is the basic idea that reusing or recycling a material is good – that materials are worth something, even after they are thrown away. Find out all about them, here.

Flower Pot Recipe Holder

You can make a cool flowerpot recipe holder. Perfect for Mother’s Day of for a favorite teacher.

Grass Head Guy

Using a nylon stocking and some grass seed, your students will see how fast grass grows.

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