A great activity that shows recycling can be fun and creative!
- To foster creativity in using ordinary objects
- To discover new ways of recycling old items
Before You Start:
Gather materials needed: Plastic water or soda bottles in different sizes, paper, BioColor® or tempera paint, paint trays and paint brushes.
Let’s Get Started!
Set out different colors of paint on paint trays or paper plates.
Take a plastic bottle and dip the bottom into one of the colors of paint. Now, press the bottom of the bottle onto the paper. Repeat using different colors and/or different sizes of water bottles.
Using a paint brush, paint a stem onto each of the flowers.
Paint additional details into your painting, such as grass, trees, clouds or more!
What other objects can be used in a new way as a method of recycling? Hold a class brainstorming session to help get everyone thinking about ways to reduce trash and save the planet!
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