How to Recycle Materials For Your child’s Craft Box



LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: N/A
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: Yes


Many items are suitable for recycle crafts including:

  • bottles
  • milk/juice cartons
  • egg cartons
  • cereal boxes
  • cookie boxes
  • drink cans
  • food storage containers
  • Old CDs
  • newspapers
  • plastic bags
  • paper bags
  • old cards
  • egg shells
  • old toys
  • empty baskets
  • bottle caps
  • magazines
  • Jelly Jars
  • rocks
  • leaves
  • sticks
  • accorns
  • spoons
  • paper plates

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6 Things to keep in mind while making your own toys


LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: N/A
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: No


Growing up I loved making my own toys. My dad and I used to spend hours and hours making all sorts of contraptions and I loved every second of it.

Now, as an adult while making toys with my son, I know have several things in mind, that in one way or another were passed along to me from my parents:

#1- Transmitting values: Doing crafts is not just another activity to avoid boredom, it gives a sense of accomplishment and reward that for a young child is like no other. We use crafts to transmit values, such as recycling and saving the environment, using sustainable and bio degr

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Pick of the week: Children’s furniture by Maru


LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: N/A
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: No


In this section we feature a crafter that has broken the mold and found their own crafting style with beauty, grace and functionality….

This week’s pick of the week comes from Estonia. Look at this gorgeous crafty Children’s furniture made by Maru on http://www.lastevoodid.ee

I found this hand-crafted furniture to be so cute that I could not help myself but to share it with all of you.

To see more pictures and to contact the makers of this wonderful furniture visit:


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Pick of the week: The website stufftocraft.com


LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: N/A
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: No


Susan Sargent is the mastermind behind stufftocraft.com a website that has crafts that offers tons of cool projects from recycled materials, paper crafts and FREE Needlework patterns and projects. The projects are for the whole family to enjoy there is a little bit for everyone and I really enjoyed visiting the site and looking at some of the most creative ideas I have ever seen. here is my short list of favorite’s on Susan’s site.

Pick of the Week: curlyqcuties.com


LANGUAGE: English
GROUP: N/A
TIME: Less than 30 Minutes
LEVEL: Easy
CLEANUP: Easy
RECYCLING: No


Hi everyone, as you might know from my previous newsletter I signed up for twitter. Well I became buddies with curlyqcuties and I visited their site: http://www.curlyqcuties.com/ Hands down these are the cutest little monsters I have ever seen. My son saw them and was absolutely in love with them. I wanted to share the picture above with you but don’t take my word for it take a look at yourself,  and the best part is you can buy these amazingly sweet plush monster toys.

One of the coolest thing on the site is that you ca

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