Synopses & Reviews
"This colorful resource is more than just a craft book. The language used is youth-friendly and stays away from preachy tones. There are more than 40 crafts....The variety of projects alone makes this book a worthy purchase."--VOYA
"Youngsters are challenged to look for recyclable items and create a wide range of useful, playful, and decorative items. Each project is illustrated with attractive color photos of young people. This appealing volume is not only a craft book; it also educates users. [A] creative book."--School Library Journal
From easy toys to wonderful room decorations, these 50 projects give children a terrific way to recycle and feel creative at the same time. Everything is arranged in order of material--plastic, metal, paper, fabric, glass, and miscellaneous goods. Weave a mat woven from plastic grocery bags, make a shimmery disco ball out of discarded CDs, or construct picture frames from a bicycle's tire tubes. Most feature kid-friendly techniques. Some projects require an adult role so the entire family can come together for a good time.
From easy toys and great gifts to wonderful room decorations, these 50 projects give children a terrific way to recycle and feel creative, too. “This appealing volume is not only a craft book; it also educates users to be more aware of packaging, waste, and of making conscious decisions about how products are used and discarded. Years of Earth Day ideas flow from between the covers of this creative book.”—School Library Journal.
Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle.
From easy toys to gifts and decorations, this book contains projects that introduce children to the fun of recycling. 200 colour photos.