15 Earth Friendly and Recycled Crafts

“Planet versus Plastics” is the theme for the 2024 Earth Day. We have 15 Earth Friendly and Recycled Crafts to share with you. Did you know Kunin Felt is made from PET plastic bottles reclaimed from the landfills. We recycle billions of plastic bottles every year.

We certainly believe in Earth Day Everyday and this banner by Beth Watson can be hung year-round as a reminder.

Use up all of those scraps of felt to make this DIY Felt Plant Hoop Art art by Rina Gonzales. Add to porch decor with a few plants and bench.

Reusable Shopping Bags are easy to make!

One of the best ways to reduce plastic use is with reuseable shopping bags. Our Premium felt is a heavy weight, sturdy and washable. Katie Berry designed this perfect on the go Reuseable Shopping Bag.

Make a Reusable Shopping Bag

Upcycle a plain Journal into a Gratitude Journal and DIY a bookmark with some felt flower scraps.

Tin cans make a great item to recycle. Look at these Pencil holders!

Inside there are several ways to be environmentally conscious beginning with conserving water. Craft this Earth Day friendly reminder sign “Don’t Waste Water” by Rina Gonzales of Create Studio Fresno.

These cute flower pins with seeds are a great project to make with the kids. Flower Pin SWAPS by Laura Kelly give a free rein of creative expression. Scraps, odd buttons and imagination!

We love this “Wild About Earth Day” Giraffe puppet craft by Chad Boender aka Male Kindergarten Teacher. Crafting with kids is the best and interactive crafts like puppets add lots of playtime!

We all know how vital the bees are to the Earth and this “Bee Kind Hoop” Art by Katie Berry is a summery accent and reminder.

How often are you reminding someone to turn off the lights. Make this practical Lights Off reminder sign by Rina Gonzales.

Make a reuseable Travel First Aid Kit.

Another whimsical “Save a Bee Craft” by Julie McGuffee along with a darling flower. They are both made with rolled strips of felt, a quilling technique which typically uses paper.

Save those Scraps!

What to do with all of those scraps, scrap wreath or a Scrap Garland. Beth Watson created this colorful garland. Make it as long as you need!

“Save our Lions” re-useable tote bag by Erin Reed who creates all of our quick and easy video projects.

Use up those felt scraps and recycle some bottles and buttons to make these felt scrap flowers by Beth Watson of Creatively Beth.

Make a fun reuseable Water Bottle Carrier designed by Laura Kelly.

And of course, the oceans and the sea animals are an integral part of Earth Day as many waterways are being choked by plastic. The Sea Turtle wall hanging by Beth Watson reminds us how important this is.

We hope you have been inspired by our 20 Earth Friendly and Recycled Crafts to create a craft along with contributing to the theme this year, “Planet versus Plastics”.

Earth Friendly Ideas

Use felt scraps to stuff pillows or toys. Cut in small pieces.
Felt can be used to line garden beds, cover with mulch. Conserves water and protect plants.
Cover outdoor cushions with felt, it will not fade and it is weather resistant.
Neighborhood clean up, make big bags of felt to use for debris, recycling or leaves. Use year after year.
Recycle cans and bottles, boxes into great crafts!

You can find a wide selection of Kunin Felt Brand products at Walmart, major retailers JOANN, Michaels and Hobby Lobby. Both in store and online as well as Amazon.com.

Celebrating Creativity and Earth Friendly Crafting! We would love to see what you are crafting,
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