Recycled Christmas Crafts for Kids

How to Make Christmas Crafts using Trash

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    Advent Collage Recycled Christmas Craft
    You can download my printable template and use catalogs and magazines to make personalized advent calendars for every family member.
  • 02 of 20
    Crocheted Greeting Card Bowl
    Use these directions shared by Edith to learn how to recycle Christmas cards into bowls.
  • 03 of 20
    Egg Carton Christmas Tree Craft
    A visitor named Micheline shows us how to craft a Christmas tree you can hang on your wall.
  • 04 of 20
    Festive Pringles Containers
    Use these fun and festive containers to give small treats or cookies to someone special.
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  • 05 of 20
    Happy Meal Gingerbread House Craft
    The next time you get a kids meal at a fast food restaurant that comes in a box, save it and make one of these.
  • 06 of 20
    Hot Chocolate in a Jar Craft
    If you have a stockpile of baby food jars, make one or more of these tasty gifts.
  • 07 of 20
    Hot Cocoa Delight
    Learn how to recycle a cream container into a cute way to hold hot cocoa mix.
  • 08 of 20
    Light Bulb Grinch Craft
    A visitor named Sheri explains how you can make a Grinch ornament out of a light bulb.
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  • 09 of 20
    Light Bulb Reindeer Recycled Christmas Craft
    Discover how easy it is to transform an old light bulb into a reindeer ornament.
  • 10 of 20
    Light Bulb Santa Craft
    This adorable Santa is made by covering a light bulb with paper mache and then decorating it.
  • 11 of 20
    Noodle Frame Ornament Craft
    Learn how to make a frame that can be used as an ornament or even be given as a gift.
  • 12 of 20
    Pine Cone Snowman Craft
    Use a pine cone as a base to make a cute snowman. You can use the supplies I suggest or you can make up your own.
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    Puzzle Piece Candy Cane Ornament
    You can use old puzzle pieces to make a variety of decorations you can uses ornaments, gift toppers, or even gifts.
  • 14 of 20
    Instructions to make an Angel using a Toilet tissue roll.
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    Reindeer Candy Holder Craft
    Recycle a baby food jar, or any container, into a cute reindeer craft.
  • 16 of 20
    Rock Candy Craft
    You can fill a holiday candy dish with several of these cute candies that are made out of small rocks.
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  • 17 of 20
    Santa's Sleigh Craft
    Follow these instructions share by Teresa and learn how you can make this miniature sleigh using a laundry detergent scoop.
  • 18 of 20
    Instructions to make simple, colorful pine cone Christmas tree ornament, shared by Clare.
  • 19 of 20
    Light Bulb Snowman Face Craft
    Craft this cute snowman using a light bulb, snow paint, a child's sock, on a few other supplies.
  • 20 of 20
    Sock Snowman Craft
    Your entire family will have fun making these snowmen using socks and rice.