Make Your Own Farm Animals and More
35 projects for kids using everyday cardboard packaging
Discover how your kids can craft and create their own farm animals using the contents of the recycling bin. Craft expert, Tracey Radford offers 35 simple ideas for you and your children to make your own miniature farm together! These easy recycled crafts use inexpensive and easy-to-get-hold-of materials like cardboard tubes and egg cartons.
From Clarissa the Cow and Shep the Sheepdog, to a Dovecote and a Wishing Well, Tracey’s projects come with step-by-step photographs and instructions to make crafting easy and fun for kids. You’ll never look at an empty cereal box in the same way again!
Want to try a project from the book? Have a go at making your own easter bunnies out of egg cartons - bunny crafting guide available here - or you could try making a sneaky sheep - sheep crafting guide available here.
About the author
Tracey Radford loves to craft with her three children and comes up with ideas for things to make using the contents of their recycling bin, following their crafting house rule is: ‘only what’s to hand is allowed’! In 2011, she started writing a craft blog where she shares lots of creative ideas for recycled crafting with kids.
'It’s amazing that such simple items can be used to produce such super results!'
Parents In Touch, March 2017