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Plastic Crafts for Kids & More in May!

by on May 7, 2014

Hi Folks! It’s a new month and a new material in our ongoing Materials Series. For the past two months we tinkered with Clay and Ceramics. This month’s material is modern, colorful, and versatile; to quote The Graduate, “Plastics.”

plastic crafts for kids during may

Think plastics are too complicated to incorporate into creating? Think again! Products like perler (hama) beads, contact paper,  duct tape, recycled bottles, vinyl, sponges, tubing and more are all plastic products that are perfect for science, art, and design projects for kids! To wet your appetite for all things plastic I rounded up 16 projects from around the web, including a bunch from the Rockin’ Art Moms. Oh the color!

16 Plastic Crafts for Kids Round-Up

16 Colorful Plastic Crafts for Kids

 

Top Row from Left: Perler Bead Brooch from Art Bar Blog, Dinosuar Planters from Fun At Home With Kids, Totally Tubular Glitter Bracelets from Babble Dabble Do, and  Color Recgonition from Mama Miss

Second Row from Left: Chihuly Inspired Cups from Artchoo, Handprint Suncatcher from Homegrown Friends, Tyvek Kite from Babble Dabble Do, Magical Plastic Bag Experiment from Tinkerlab

Third Row from Left: Bubble Wrap Stamps from Blog Me Mom, Duct Tape Bags from WillowDay, Rainbow Bubble Wrap Tree  from Twodaloo, Bottle Cap Mobiles from Meri Cherry Blog

Fourth Row from Left: Ping Pong Launch from Buggy & Buddy, Straw Garland from Pysselbolaget, Confetti Balloons from Kid Stuff World, and Milk Jug Necklace from Pink Stripey Socks

If this has you interested in all the fun you can have with plastic crafts for kids, be sure to follow our Plastic Crafts Pinterest Board where I’ll be pinning lots of projects exploring the wonders of plastic this month!

Follow Babble Dabble Do’s board Plastic Crafts for Kids and Grown-ups on Pinterest.

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meri cherry May 7, 2014 at 6:04 am

Awesome! Thanks for including me. I love all these ideas! Great month round up!
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Ana Dziengel May 7, 2014 at 6:27 am

You got it Mama!

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