Show off your favorite colors and store your pencils and pens at the same time. Make this adorable pencil holder from a recycled can and pasta noodles.
Turn a tin can into a simple, homemade version of the Knitting Nancy, or spool knitter -- a great way to work with bright yarn on a winter day.
Whenever the residents of Radiator Springs are down a quart, they drive straight to the V8 Café where Flo serves up stacks of oil cans alongside all the pumps. Here's how you and your child can recycle plastic containers into decorative stackable holders
Here's a creative alternative to wrapping up a Mother's Day present for Grandma this year. Instead of using gift wrap, have your child turn an empty canister into a decorative, reusable gift holder.
Kids love music and banging on pots, pans, and plastic containers. Combine their creativity with their musical talent by making this adorable homemade drum.
Create these sweet yarn mice using a homemade spool knitter -- a great way to work with bright yarn on a winter day.
This Personalized Pencil Cup can be customized to feature your unique family and can be made from items you already have around the house.
This lightweight, easy-on, easy-off tube lets kids safely carry keys, candy, sunglasses, a treasure map — any small essentials.
These handy holders make a welcome addition to an office or kitchen -- a great gift that kids can make.
This toy is so much fun to play with, your children won't realize they're also getting a workout.
Experience the optic phenomenon of the camera obscura (Latin for "dark chamber") with this homemade viewer that turns everything you look at topsy-turvy.
This robot makes a great centerpiece for your Fourth of July table. His recycled-can head holds a hair-raising array of utensils, and a clear container belly keeps cookies safe from eager little hands until it's time for dessert.
Look through the private window of this waterscope to find out what's under the water's surface.
Don’t throw away those bits and pieces of cloth that are left over from all your different projects. Save them and make new projects, such as this adorable and unique scrap coth pencil holder.
This easy-to-make mailbox creates a fun diversion on your camping trip.
Made from a clean candy or nut tin, this toy drum is great for keeping the lid on a special surprise.
Celebrate Bonfire Night (aka Guy Fawkes Day) by making this super easy miniature bonfire can. It's a safe alternative for kids who want to get involved on this holiday.
This colored pencil can is pretty and functional! What makes this holder special is that the pencils can be removed, used, and then pressed back onto the outside of the can!
Make a Tin Can Totem Pole for your backyard camp by painting your family portraits on coffee cans with this craft from Spoonful.com.
Give your favorite patriot a boost with a pair of classic tin can stilts; another great Fourth of July craft from Spoonful.com.
Make these charming tin can herb pots and watch them grow all summer long! This project not only recycles, it creates new life, and is a great Earth Day craft.
These friendly robots are more than just good-looking; magnets hold their features in place, making the 'bots' the metallic equivalent of a Mr. Potato Head.
Ring in the new year with a project that your child can bank on: a custom container for savings.
This easy-to-make craft turns recyclables into self-confidence boosters.
Are black cats bad luck? Not this one! Make this cute can to hold pens, crayons, school supplies, candy, popcorn, or whatever else you think is the cat's meow.
Colorful Macaroni Can
Oil Can Holders
Canny Gift Containers
Coffee Can Drum
Personalized Pencil Cup
Pinup Pencil Cup
Spin and Skip
A Patri-botic Centerpiece
Scrap Cloth Pencil Holder
Tin Can Drum
Colored Pencil Can
Tin Can Totem Poles
Tin Can Herb Pots
New Year's Dream Can
Yes, I Can!
Tin Can Black Cat
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