8 Easy Low-waste Summer Crafts for Kids

ladybird stones

It’s that time of the summer when we start hearing the word ‘bored’ a lot. In keeping with my fondness for low-waste diversions for kids here are my top 10 low-waste, easy crafts to keep your kids occupied.

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Painted Rock Monster Stones

1. How cute are these Monster Rocks found on DecoArt

paper plate aquarium

2. How about a Pretty Paper Plate Aquarium from Crafts by Amanda


3. Make a Moving Paper Fish with Krokatak


4. Make Homemade Puffy Paint with Happy Hooligans

5. Make a 3D drawing of your hand

Monster Corner Bookmarks

6. Make a Monster Corner Bookmark with Red Ted Art

Plantable Paper Earth Seed Disk

7. Found this awesome Plantable Seed Disk by Modern Parent Messy Kids (love that name)

Twig Heart by Ellen Petti

8. The gorgeous Painted Twig Heart was created by artist Ellen Petti.

All of the blogs / websites I’ve featured have other fantastic ideas so be sure to check them out.

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Published by Elaine Butler

I am a circular design consultant helping manfacturers prepare for the circular economy

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