Category: Recycle

Custom Butterfly Notepad 3

Custom Butterfly Notepad

Did I ever tell you I am addicted to a couple things?  I know I have told you about Starbuck’s Frappuccinos; then there is diet coke to a lesser degree.  But, notepads and pens...

New Life for Potty Chair 0

New Life for Potty Chair

A friend of mine gave me this wooden potty chair. The left hand side was a little toilet paper roll holder but I pulled the roller out and just nailed some small pieces of...

Earth Day 2012 0

Earth Day 2012

I know Earth Day has already gone by but I wanted to share with you one way we “honor” recycling in our home.  This weekend we made notebooks with leftover cereal boxes.  You know...

Glow Jar 7

Glow Jar

We save every jar we come across and can always come up with a use for it.  Additionally, we always have a ton of glow sticks on hand due to all the camping we...

Unique Frames 8

Unique Frames

Pick a jar.  Have some olive oil or vegetable oil on hand.  A photo – to size.  E6000. Put them all together and what do you get? The oil does not damage the photos...

Portable Tic Tac Toe 1

Portable Tic Tac Toe

We spend a great deal of time on the road and my kids love tic tac toe and hangman.  I found this item at the thrift store.  It looks like a house door and...

Magnetized Dry Erase Board 5

Magnetized Dry Erase Board

Dry erase boards can be so expensive and they don’t always erase as well as I would like.  But with kids and the constant need for family notes, dates and reminders – I wanted...

Family craft for today 0

Family craft for today

Nothing too exciting but certainly an activity the kids enjoyed.  Simple rainbow crayons – yet a concept they have never been exposed to.  Generally you would use any broken crayons you have lying around...

The rest of the cereal box 0

The rest of the cereal box

I have shown you how to make notepads, bookmarks, postcards, flashcards etc… out of boxes.  Another thing you can do – the larger boxes like a large box of Cheerios in this case –...

Another recycle craft 0

Another recycle craft

This craft was from Infarrantly Creative”.  My kids love this one as we all seem inclined to make lists.  We have lists for everything.  This craft offers an awesome lesson in recycling to the kids,...