Upcycled Plastic Cup Snowman Ornament

Upcycled Plastic Cup Snowman Ornament
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If you have a single cup coffee maker and you go through those little plastic cups like there's no tomorrow, then we've got the perfect project for you. Make a recycled materials craft with the Upcycled Plastic Cup Snowman Ornament. This is a perfect holiday craft for kids because it is inexpensive and it teaches them about the benefits of recycling. All you need are recycled materials, craft felt, and craft paint. Kids will love decorating the little snowman's face. Put your recyclables to good use this Christmas with this fun kids' craft.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Main MaterialRecycled Materials


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What an inspiring project. I am not the owner of a coffee maker that uses k-cups but I am thinking there is something else I can use instead. I may have to paint over it if the item is not clear, but I am sure I can find something to make these with.

Recycling is always a great way to go. I like these little snowmen ornaments and the kids will get such a felling of accomplishment when they make these adorable ornaments.

I made cute little top hats and put "There must have been some magic in that old silk hat they found. . ." on the bottoms. They turned out super cute and were very easy

This us an inspired idea. Every time I toss one of my k-cups into the trash I try to think of something I could be using them to make instead. Now I have at least one way. And it's so easy. The grand kids can help and as stated they will learn about recycling instead of just buying something new.


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