With Earth Day approaching on the 22nd of April, let's remember the kids about environmental protection. One way includes recycling and here is a way to recycle plastic bottles and turn them into useful and beautiful pencil holders. The good thing about those plastic bottle holders is that they are solid and sturdy, so you can put many stationery without them falling over.
Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age (with parent's help with the cutting)
Empty plastic bottles
Marker, scissor and cutter
Wash your plastic bottles. Mark a line approximately 10 cm high.
Pierce the bottle with the cutter and continue cutting with scissors.
Wipe your holders. Tape ribbon all around the top.
Here you have your pencil holders.
You can also recycle the bottle's cap by making
I have created similar ones from Tin cans that originally contain food . If you clean them well and insure there are no sharp edges When removing the label use it as a Template on a blank sheet light weight board .create a design then laminate when you have adhered it on to the tin . Also a recycled novel idea that can be given as a gift for all ages. By Lee Hirsh