Waste material craft : beautiful things made by waste material (Part – 1)

beautiful things made by waste material

Summers are boring and annoying for children, especially when they are forced to sit at home. This is great time for you to bond with your child and teach him how we to create beautiful things made by waste material. Waste material craft is not only beautiful but also instill a very valuable lesson of product recycling in impressionable young mind.

With help of crafting mommy bloggers, I collated some amazing ways to use the waste material that could add value and also enhance creative skills of little one.

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Waste material crafts using Egg carton

Egg carton is easily available in most household and can be used to create great stuff. Once you child gets a hand of craft than they can create amazing things using egg carton. You will be amazed to see all beautiful things made by waste material.

Lady bug, butterfly and bee

Nadia, a fellow mom along with her daughter created spring bugs using egg carton. So grab the following and create amazing lady bug, butterfly and bee. Have these sweet little bugs sitting on a shelf ad flaunt your little ones skills. For detailed process depicted step by step visit Fun with mama

The materials required probably include many items that you already have at home.

  • Recycled Cardboard Egg Carton
  • Washable Kids Paint
  • Large & Small Pom Poms
  • Pipe Cleaner
  • White Glue
  • Googly Eyes
  • Foam Sheet
  • Exacto Knife
  • Paint Brushes
  • Scissors
Waste material craft
Waste material craft created by Funwithmama
Baby Yoda

Now if you are Stars Wars fan, I am sure your little one must be obsessed with Baby Yoda.  One adorable creature you can get your hands on. Just grab the following things and welcome baby Yoda to your house. Grab the following stuff and bring a new friend for your your child. For demonstrative pictures ans step by step guide visit Fun learning life

  • Empty Egg Carton
  • Grasshopper Green Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Container for the paint
  • Safety Scissors
  • Craft Stick
  • Brown Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Black Permanent Marker
Beautiful things made by waste material
Ant craft using egg carton

Inspired by bug’s life, Shari a mom of two amazing little girls and the owner of Tot School Resources created this wonderful craft with her toddler. Pickup simple following supplies and create this amazing bug. Waste material crafts is just fun and enjoyable. Visit Tot School Resources for step by step instructions.

  • Egg carton (upcycled used carton but you can also buy egg cartons online)
  • Paint
  • Pipe cleaners (2 per ant, cut into 4 pieces each)
  • Googly eyes   
Waste material craft
Waste material craft by Tot School Resources

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Summer craft for preschoolers

Waste Material craft using Toilet Paper roll crafts

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

This Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly craft is super easy and fun for kids to make. The best part is it uses common supplies that you probably already have around the house! Grab the following supplies and create simple sweet butterflies that could add magic to toddler’s world. Visit Mom Does Reviews for step by step instructions.

  • Toilet Paper Roll crafts
  • Colorful craft Paper
  • Paper Glue
  • Scissors
  • Colorful Marker Pens
Waste material craft
Waste material craft by Mom does Reviews
Toilet Paper Roll Crab Craft

Meet Carlee, a stay at home mom and the author of Fun Learning Life. She is great at craft and I simply love this craft by her . Here is another Fun Learning life craft. Just pickup the following items and create a crab. This is a simple toilet Paper rolls crafts

  • Toilet Paper Roll
  • Red Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Safety Scissors
  • Googly Eyes
  • Glue
  • Black Magic Marker
  • Paper Towels
Easy confetti popper

Crafting with Kids created these confetti poppers or confetti cannon and these are so easy to make. Just grab the following material and create Confetti cannons. Visit Crafting with kids for step by step instructions. Great Toilet Paper roll crafts

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Tissue paper or wrapping paper
  • Tape
  • Confetti or glitter
  • Balloons
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon (not necessary but it helps jazz it up!)
Toilet paper roll race car

Meet Niki, mom of a pre-schooler. She created a beautiful toilet paper roll race car using a toilet paper roll cardboard. Grab the following supplies to create a colourful car and let your child enjoy it. This is fun toilet Paper roll crafts

  • Empty toilet paper or paper towel cardboard tube
  • Tempra paint (or Markers)
  • Paint brush
  • Paper Plate or Cardstock Paper
  • Hot Glue (or regular glue)
  • Scissors

For step by step picture demonstration, visit Toot’s mom is tired

Beautiful things made by waste material
Beautiful things made by waste material
Dinosaur toilet paper roll craft

Just like George, the little piggy from Peppa pig, I am sure dinosaur is an amazing creature for most young kids. Meet Elia who is all about conserving mom’s time, money and sanity. She created this beautiful looking dinosaur using a toilet paper roll cardboard. For free printable and step by step instruction visit Conservamom. Grab the following supplies and create this lovely Dinosaur.

  • Dino Template
  • White cardstock
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Paper roll
  • Google eye (optional)
Beautiful things made by waste material
Beautiful things made by waste material

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24 thoughts on “Waste material craft : beautiful things made by waste material (Part – 1)

  1. Decorating home is very important because it creates an aura of love and happiness. More so, it also makes a good impression on the outsiders, visitors and the guests.

  2. these crafts are beautiful and so creative. I am an advocate of reusing and recycling stuff as that saves our earth and is climate-friendly. Thanks for sharing so many reusable craft ideas here.

  3. I would love to do This with my kids someday. What a great way to teach them about creativity and recycling and reusing

  4. I love this! I try and use up any waste such as toilet roll innards etc on making toys for my youngest cat. Only if it’s safe, of course.

  5. I have to say whenever my friends kids craft they get more enjoyment from making things from waste products than the ‘ready made” stuff. I think it really draws on their imagination more. Great ideas!

  6. The baby yoda looks really cute. My little boys love Starwars and I know they’d be happy to make this. Thank you for sharing this brilliant idea.

  7. I love the idea of using these household leftovers for creative crafts! That crab is so cute and would make a fun addition to a “under the sea” themed party for kids.

  8. I love doing DYI crafts like this! I’m so excited to make this for my nephew I’m sure they would love this! Awesome

  9. haha cute ideas.. I think even adults can try such thing during broedom times. I would like to try one with toilet paper roll because it looks attractive and easy.

  10. These are so cute! I really love the dinosaur. One of my favorite crafts as a kid was making rain sticks out of paper towel rolls!

  11. As a kid, being crafty with just about anything was my favorite pass time. As an adult, it can also be extremely fun. This project looks like a blast.

  12. Love all the different characters you were able to make either with egg cartons or toilet paper rolls! So creative. I liked the Yoda head, that was fun but I think I really liked the crabs you made with the toilet rolls. The New Years eve poppers seems like such a fun project but I know me, I would make it then immediately need to pop it cause there is a 5 year old little boy hiding inside me!

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