These are some fun easy toddler projects using recycled items! Come check them out!
I don’t know about you but being home and trying to not use a lot of paper products has made me not just throw away other objects so easily.
So I’ve stacked up quite a bit of things that would have normally gone into the recycle bin right away and I’m trying to use them for some fun little projects and games with Caroline.
Now I’m not one to make a recycled item into a decor object around my house. I’m not the biggest fan of DIYs like that but I do love using these used containers for some other fun things! Come check it out and see what I was able to come up with!
The first fun project we did was using this old Toll House cookie container. Yes, it’s HUGE and yes, it’s from Costco! I love it when they have these on the shelf! Ok, back to the point.
I cut some slits on the lid using my x-acto knife but any knife would do and gave Caroline some popsicle sticks to stick through the hole which she loved! I figured this would be a hit because she loves to put money in her piggy bank and this is pretty much the same idea.
Our next little project I took a Folgers coffee container and cut a circular hole on the lid so Caroline could stick little pom-pom balls through the lid and once again she loved it!
We had another Folgers conatiner and I’ve been needing to get a container to put her chalk in and this little guy was perfect. We decorated using markers and stickers. So fun!
We’re now using an egg carton for our paint projects! Instead of pouring paint on a plate, I’m using the egg carton to pout a little paint into the holes. It’s perfect! And so easy to use.
For the rest of the stuff, I’m going to let Caroline use it outside at her water table. Most of the items we have are plastic containers and I thought she would love to pour water into them and from them or even play with bubbles at the water table with them.
I hope you enjoyed some of our simple and super easy ideas!
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Love these ideas! My daughter loves to use pom-poms. we tape an old paper towel roll (or two) to the wall and let her drop the pom-pom’s down it. You can have her put different buckets/cups underneath to land in!
That is a great idea! We will be doing that soon! Caroline loves to throw the pom-poms inside the house. It’s the only thing I let her throw inside! 🙂