Ready, set and recycle! Easy Recycled Halloween craft projects using materials already in your house, your craft drawer and your recycling bin! Love upcycling materials into Halloween decoration and crafts to give everyday household items a new life.
These are my eight favorite recycled Halloween crafts and the crafts must be quick, easy and include Halloween crafts for kids of all ages including 2-3 year old toddlers. Family Halloween crafting including utilizing cardboard boxes into fun and cute Halloween decorations.
1. Googly Eye Vase
The Mason Jar Googly Eye Vase is one of my absolute favorite recycled Halloween crafts! Who doesn’t have an abandoned old vase or mason jar or any jar hiding in the house? Add that package of googly eyes (because you only really needed two googly eyes for a project) and this unique and just so fun upcycled Halloween craft is made in no time.
Googly Eye Tip! As users of googly eyes know … the self stick googly eye can be a bit finicky ! Learn how to make googly eyes stick with these easy methods.
2. Halloween Recycled Ceiling Fan Door Hangers
Calling all old ceiling fans! As I began to update and replace the ceiling fans in a house I found myself with a few non working ceiling fans and a bunch of fan blades. How easy to upcycle ceiling fan blades into holiday door hangers; much easier than I imagined. An old fan blade, acrylic paint and a holiday theme is all that is necessary to make this easy Halloween recycled craft.
And don’t forget the Christmas holiday season arrives so quickly after Halloween. I had so much fun making the Ceiling Fan door hangers for Halloween I immediately started imagining themes for recycled ceiling fan Christmas door hangers.
3. Recycled Halloween Pumpkin DIY
If there is one thing this house is not lacking is paper and plastic milk cartons and packing materials of every shape and size. Turn your ordinary household items into cute upcycled pumpkins to add a little green to the Halloween decorations.
Very easy to make Halloween craft for all ages! Who knew an empty milk carton can make such a whimsical pumpkin decoration!
4. Recycled Marbled Pumpkins With Nail Polish
I don’t have to look far to find old nail polish bottles gathering dust. Half empty, clumpy, seen better days nail polish is absolutely perfect to recycle to make these easy Halloween marbled pumpkins.
A little water, a little nail polish and let the upcycled pumpkin craft begin. A creative Halloween craft for all ages and with adult supervision a Halloween craft the littles can participate and add their own creative spin to the final result.
5. Recycled Googly Eye Bats
Raise your hand if you are drowning in cardboard boxes! Boxes seem to multiply very quickly as on line shopping continues in popularity. I’m always looking for useful ways to recycle cardboard and these Upcycled Googly Eye Bats fit those requirements.
Turn a cardboard box into a Googly Eye Bat into a kitchen magnet or hanging Halloween bat in no time!
6. Recycled Halloween Popsicle Stick Vase
Turn the craft drawer into a recycled Halloween Popsicle Stick Vase in under 20 minutes! If you have ever crafted with popsicle sticks then… you have leftover popsicle sticks. Recycle cans, single serve bottles and toilet paper rolls into a practical and festive upcycled Halloween Popsicle Stick vase.
7. Recycled Halloween Popsicle Stick Decorations
Another practical, creative and fun use for that stash of popsicle sticks. Add a little paint and a few cut out ghosts, goblins, witches and bats to make a recycled Halloween decoration quickly! Easy Halloween craft for 2-3 year old toddlers and the littles to practice gluing and dexterity with safe child scissors.
8. Recycled Box Halloween Crafts
One of the themes of this year is an overabundance of shipping boxes. Seems as if the online shipping trend is the companies box one order in multiple boxes. Yikes! So many boxes! Upcycling the boxes into a Halloween decoration was so quick and easy.
A box is not just a box until you look at the box as a possible house or castle or backdrop for a recycled Halloween display or Fall themed centerpiece.