Halloween season + recycled materials and you are ready for a fun necklace making playdate! We pulled out a variety of textured materials from our recycle bin and had the most fun!

Start with:

  • Cardboard
  • Cardstock
  • Paper Plates
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Glue 
  • Single  Hole Punch

Create it!

Step 1: Gather recycled cardboard, paper plates, etc. paint orange and black (if they aren't already) and allow to dry.

Step 2: Cut recycled materials into a variety of shapes.


Step 3: Punch a hole into the center of each shape.


Step 4: Cut strips of cardstock and fold accordion style.



Step 5: Punch a hole in the center of each accordion fold.


Step 6: Create a cat shaped face from cardboard and decorate with cardstock.

Step 7: Punch a hole on each side of the cardboard cat.



Step 8: Knot one end of the string to the back of one of the holes on the cat and begin stringing the recycled shapes. 

Step 9: Tie the other end of string to the remaining side of the cat and secure.

Some wearable Halloween fun - customize with all the recycled materials!