Recycling Game

Learn to recycle with this fun cardboard craft. Sort out Model Magic recyclables and have some creative fun with this simple, educational craft.

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  • Crayola Acrylic Paint
  • Crayola Model Magic
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Markers
  • Cardboard Box or Shoebox
  • Craft Knife

CIY Staff Tips:

  • This project uses a craft knife and hot glue gun. Adult assistance required.


Step 1

Ask an adult to cut a small, rectangular opening in 3 cardboard boxes.

Step 2

Paint boxes with different colours. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat if needed.

Step 3

Shape Model Magic into different recyclable objects. Let dry overnight.

Step 4

Add details to Model Magic with markers.

Step 5

Use markers to label boxes with different recycling categories.

Step 6

Sort Model Magic items into appropriate cardboard recycling bins. Empty bins and play again!

  • Occasion:

    • Earth Day,

    • Games & Activities

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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