FUN Garbage and Recycling Lesson Plans

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Earth Day is on April 22, so why not teach about garbage and recycling with these lesson plans for kindergarten, preschool, and elementary grades. Whether you’re looking for Earth Day resources or just want to learn about your local garbage man, your kids will love these garbage & recycling lessons.Once upon a time, I worked in […]

11 Ways to Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls

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Recycling is one thing, repurposing or upcycling is quite another. I can take an empty jam jar and put it in the recycle bin, but repurposing it is much more satisfying to me. So, what can we do with all these toilet paper rolls? Since most homeschoolers are, well…home, it makes sense that they’d blow through quite […]

25 Awesome STEM Challenges (With Inexpensive or Recycled Materials)

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STEM projects can be a blast for kids, but sometimes the supplies can be pricey! There’s no need for your hands-on child to miss out on this fun avenue for learning…here are 25 STEM challenges that make use of inexpensive or recycled materials. We’re talking newspaper, milk cartons, sticks, cardboard boxes, and the like. Click here […]

50+ Things to Make with Old Dishes

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You may have your kitchen neatly organized, but there’s bound to be one mug or plate that doesn’t really fit in. Check out this fantastic list of ideas for upcycling your old dishes! There’s over fifty ideas to turn old dishes into something useful or lovely!Click here to upcycle your old dishes! Need An Affordable […]

31 Things You Can Make Out of Cereal Boxes

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I hope you’re ready for some very practical fun. Every time I throw out an empty cereal box, I do it with regret. Murmuring to myself, “There must be something I could do with this sturdy, colorful cardboard,” I break it down, fold it in half, and place it along the long wall of the trash […]

Creative Ways to Upcycle Empty Vitamin Bottles and Supplement Jars

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If you’ve ever reached the end of your vitamins and struggled with what to do with the empty bottle, this is for you! (and me!) Upcycle your empty bottles and jars! These creative ways to reuse the jars will help you organize your purse and even help you get inside your home. You can breathe a […]