Recycled Crafts Box
Don't toss those old sneakers into the garbage! Fill them with potting soil and transform them into clever, eye-catching planters. Your empty plastic yogurt cups have possibilities, too. With bits of fabric, yarn, and ribbon, they can be transformed into beautiful collectible dolls. Old blue jeans, worn out sweaters, plastic bubble wrap, grocery bags, and empty soda bottles all find new life with these creative projects. Each project features step-by-step illustrated instructions, and a full-color photo of the finished artwork. Plus you'll learn fun facts about rubbish throughout history, where our garbage goes, and read stories of artists who make beautiful things from junk.
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- Pages: 96
- Size: 8 1/2 x 10 3/8
- Color: Full-color; Photographs and illustrations throughout
- ISBN: 978-1-58017-522-7
- Order Number: 67522
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Using materials children can find just about anywhere, Laura C. Martin offers 65 cool, natural art projects. Kids can learn how to make paints from flowers and other plants; how to build elf-sized furniture; and how to dig clay, weave vines, and use plants to stamp T-shirts. Throughout, Martin teaches children to respect nature and to be conscientious stewards of the earth's resources while developing artistic skills.