Got plastic waste in your house? Today we’re showing you how to repurpose it with over 30 recycled plastic crafts!

Turn your plastic trash into treasure with these ideas for used bottles, lids, bags, containers, and more.

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recycled plastic crafts for kids

When you think of recycling crafts, often the first thing that comes to mind is cardboard — boxes of all shapes and sizes and paper rolls — but what about plastic waste? 

Don’t discard plastic as a craft material, because there are tons of things you can make from that too.

A plastic bottle can easily be re-imagined as a planter or a rocket. A bottle cap can become a necklace or a musical instrument. A plastic bag can become a kite or a coaster.

Here are 30+ upcycling projects for kids to get you started on your stash of used plastic.

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Crafts made from recycled plastic containers

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Things to make from plastic lids and trays

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