All posts tagged: eco art project

Eco Kids

  It is so wonderful to see the enthusiasm kids have when it comes to protecting the planet. Earth Week is an excellent opportunity for parents and teachers to encourage kids to take part in protecting the environment. Special thanks to Daybreak 27, for having me on the show for Earth Week, it has been wonderful!  To watch my interview, talking about raising eco-children please click here    Below are 5 eco activities for kids to have fun with during Earth Week.     1. Eco Masterpiece Kids can let their creative minds run wild, by creating eco art from items which can be recycled. A wonderful green craft for kids is building a bird feeder, out of plastic bottles. Kids can paint them, so they are more stylish.  Here is the link to instructions on how to make a bird feeder from a plastic bottle, click here 2. Green Read What kid doesn’t love a good story?  Kids can pick up a copy of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, and read along with their parents. …

Uncorked: DIY Wine Cork Art Project

When the last bottle of wine or Champagne was been finished off, and all that is left are the remains of a legendary soiree or spectacular birthday party, one can always find a creative way to be eco friendly.  Perhaps even throw an eco art project after-party… Save up all  your Wine/Champagne corks for a rainy day project or a day you feel inspired to take on some DIY Eco Art Projects.  I have come up with 2 ways that corks can be repurposed into functional, eco friendly items.  The wine corks used for these art projects were saved up over time. How to be an Eco Friendly Wine or Champagne Connoisseur – Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle your Bottles and Corks 1. Repurposed Champagne Cork Name Holder. A simple eco friendly touch you can add to your eco party/event is to repurpose corks into name holders, or to identify yummy treats or refreshing drinks. All you need… Champagne cork, and business card(s).  All I did was cut a groove into the Champagne cork, not too …