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!

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.

Magazine Mosaic Pot

This is a lovely garden-inspired craft that teaches kids about recycling.

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