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If you are looking for a fun and easy shoe box craft, this one is so incredibly easy to put together and so much fun!
Arent easy and cool art projects just so much fun?
DIY crafts for kids are just my jam, especially when they are easy to put together.
So, I will be sharing how easy this simple shoe box cardboard activity was to set up and how you can go about making it too!
Related: Looking for more recycled ideas and cardboard box art ideas? Check this one out here.
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Recycled shoe box
Craft knife (to cut the holes on the shoe box; adult use only)
2 sheets of regular printer paper
Foam sheets or recycled cardboard squares
That is all!
Very easy and simple set of recycled materials craft ideas you can use for this simple activity.
What are 4 examples of recycled materials?
Four examples of recycled materials that I can think of off the top of my head are:
What can I make out of recycled items?
Here are the steps I took to put together this simple shoe box craft from recycled materials:
Tape two sheets of paper around the bottom and lid of the shoe box.
Then, cut 6 or more slits on the top of the shoe box lid.
Create squares out of foam sheets or a cardboard cutout.
Then, add stickers to those squares.
And, voila! You’ve a simple setup for inserting the stickered squares into the shoe box lid.
That’s all there is to this easy activity.
Some ideas are counting as you add the squares into the shoe box.
Then, you can go about talking about the colors as you add in the squares as well.
Sorting activities are lots of fun and this sorting activity is lots of fun!
It is great for on the go, in a school setting or when you are right at home.
Related: Looking for more DIY crafts for kids at home? Check out these recycling crafts for toddlers.
What can I make out of recycled materials for a school project?
You can make this simple craft of waste material – a shoe box.
Or, you can also go about another fun and easy recyclable ideas such as these:
What can you make out of recycled plastic?
Here are some fun and cool things to make for kids that incorporate a bit of plastic materials that we have tried and that were lots of fun:
Related: Looking for even more craft ideas for kids with waste material that you can try? Check these out!
Do you have any fun and easy recycling projects for kids that you have tried?
How did it go?
Leave a comment below letting me know so many we can try it out too!