Browsing the "recycled" Tag

Back to School Ideas: Make Cardboard Number Tiles for Kids’ Math Games

September 30th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Want to get a kid excited about math? Play math games! Kids LOVE games and puzzles, and they're great for cementing sophisticated concepts in growing little brains. You can buy some pretty cool math games, sure, but as with nearly anything else, some of the best and simplest games are handmade. Here I'm going to show you how to build the upcycled cardboard number tiles that my kiddos and I use in tons of fun math games


How To: Create a Summer Memory Jar

July 12th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

I've always adored Julie's Beach Craft: Sandy Handprint Keepsake, so when I visited the beach last week, I tried to think of other ways to display my summer adventures. I remembered this Create Your Bubble Gum Machine tutorial and adapted it to hold my summer memories!


Upcycle an Embroidery Hoop into Colorful Wall Art!

February 15th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

I have quite a collection of embroidery hoops, and I've done projects like Embroidery Hoop Easter Eggs and Embroidery Hoop Pumpkins. Even so, I bought more embroidery hoops at a garage sale in order to make colorful wall art pieces for my craft booth. Here's the first one that I came up with!



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