Crafting with Recyclables by Dana Meachen Rau

By Dana Meachen Rau

This ebook comprises principles for turning universal home goods right into a number of attention-grabbing and inventive crafts. Crafters perform comprehension talents as they use textual content and diagrams to persist with the stairs for every undertaking. The actions push scholars to profit and practice domain-specific vocabulary, perform new recommendations, and construct on ideas which can already be widely used. different instruments, together with an index and extra assets, motivate readers to find details and discover additional independently.

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31 Index appliances, 11 hanging light kits, 24 household materials, 8, 9 box cutters, 10, 26 landfills, 6, 29 clothes, 8, 16–17 decoupage, 12, 20 drawing supplies, 11 metal, 6, 7, 11 mobile project, 15 needles, 10, 13 easy-to-make mittens project, 22–23 electrical tape, 10 family, 9, 16, 24 flashy flower sun catcher project, 14–15 friends, 9, 16, 24, 29 gift card chandelier project, 10, 24–25 glass, 6, 7, 11, 12 glue, 10 painting, 12 paint sample stool project, 10, 20–21 paper, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 18–19, 21, 24–25, 29 pins, 10 plastic, 6, 7, 8 recycling bins, 7 recycling centers, 6–7 recycling parties, 29 recycling symbol, 7 running stitches, 13 About the Author Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 300 books for children on many topics, including science, history, cooking, and crafts.

Cool Odds and Ends Projects: Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Trash into Treasure. Minneapolis: ABDO Publishing Company, 2013. gov/recyclecity Learn about the many ways a community can cut down on landfill waste. com/create/recyclable-crafts-gallery Browse this collection of fun ideas for recyclable crafts. 31 Index appliances, 11 hanging light kits, 24 household materials, 8, 9 box cutters, 10, 26 landfills, 6, 29 clothes, 8, 16–17 decoupage, 12, 20 drawing supplies, 11 metal, 6, 7, 11 mobile project, 15 needles, 10, 13 easy-to-make mittens project, 22–23 electrical tape, 10 family, 9, 16, 24 flashy flower sun catcher project, 14–15 friends, 9, 16, 24, 29 gift card chandelier project, 10, 24–25 glass, 6, 7, 11, 12 glue, 10 painting, 12 paint sample stool project, 10, 20–21 paper, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 18–19, 21, 24–25, 29 pins, 10 plastic, 6, 7, 8 recycling bins, 7 recycling centers, 6–7 recycling parties, 29 recycling symbol, 7 running stitches, 13 About the Author Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 300 books for children on many topics, including science, history, cooking, and crafts.

When you turn those recyclable materials into crafts, you are doing something else important for the earth, too. You are making it a little more beautiful with a unique contribution to the world! Recycling is a great w ay to help keep the planet healthy. 29 Glossary adhesives (ad-HEE-sivz) substances, such as glue, that make things stick together coil (KOIL) a loop or series of loops decompose (dee-kuhm-POZE) to break down into soil diameter (dye-AM-uh-tur) a straight line through the center of a circle, connecting opposite sides flexible (FLEK-suh-buhl) able to bend hems (HEMZ) edges of material that have been folded over and sewn down imperfections (im-pur-FEK-shuhnz) faults or mistakes palette (PAL-uht) a flat board that is used for mixing paints pulp (PUHLP) any soft, wet mixture recycling (ree-SYE-kling) preparing old items, such as glass, plastic, newspapers, and aluminum cans, to be made into new products 30 For More Information Books Enz, Tammy.

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