Looking for a cheap and original way to make your little ones happy? Then why not make them a toy from recycled materials? Last week, we at Rubbish Please, has published a list of 10 great ideas for recycled DIY toys, with a promise to show you 11 more. So, here are they! Another 11 wonderful project to do with your children.
11. Toilet paper rolls? You can make little race cars
These wonderful toilet paper roll race cars are made by Dominika Moskal. She has shared a thorough step-by-step guide on her blog, Handimania.
12. A gallery of toilet tube animals
Kristen Swain is the creator and designer of these colourful toilet tube animals.
13. Perhaps festive miniature crowns
Check out this detailed image guide on how to make a festive miniature crown from toilet paper roll.
14. The perfect custom tube track for marbles
Learn how to make a cardboard marble run on Tinkerlab.
15. Finger puppets
Tea Wagon Tales shares their gorgeous toilet roll family.
16. Birdhouses with cute paper cone roofs
Your kids surely will enjoy these hanging birdhouses made of toilet paper rolls.
17. A model bi-plane
18. Use toilet paper rolls as a stencil for a fun kid’s craft
Kerri Kanter shows us a fun kids craft you can do with your children.
19. And beautiful sculptures. Yes, all from a toilet paper roll.
Another way you can use toilet paper rolls is by making 3-D art with Paper Roll Sculptures.
20. You can paint old tin cans to look like green pigs and paint a beak on an old red ball. An Angry Birds mini bowling set.
Turn your favourite kids’ smartphone game characters into a real life fun with this homemade Angry Birds mini bowling set.
21. Paint old CDs black and scratch out beautiful rainbow hued designs.
Convert your old CDs into great art work that can be put up on the walls.
Depending on how much arts and crafts time you set aside this summer, we’ve got the list. We’ve seen Rubbish Please do some beautiful things with recycling, but nothing compares to these arts and crafts projects. Always inspiring, this is reuse and reduce at it’s finest, and perhaps fine art. Rubbish Please has proven recycling is an art form, so why don’t you spend the summer with the kids using your imagination by reusing your rubbish.