20+ Cool Plastic Bottle Recycling Projects For Kids

As we said before, when you are living wildly in the crafts world, you know that nothing should be thrown away because they’re going to be perfect materials for your next project. Plastic bottle is such a versatile material can be upcycled to make artsy, fun and gorgeous projects like DIY rainbow mobile, cute animals, flower pots, decorative wind chimes and more. Just with a little creative inspiration and a do-it-yourself attitude, you can turn those empty wine bottles into a variety of decorations. In today’s list, we have rounded up some easy DIY plastic bottle crafts ideas that your kids can will love. Making something out of plastic bottles is not just for fun, it’s also a great way to teach your kids about recycling and helping the environment. Browse these photos of plastic bottle projects to find more ideas and how to make them with your kids. They are all very fun and creative, and you won’t believe how easy it is to make!

We’ve been working on this list for a long time, but I’m sure there are many more awesome DIY ideas that we’ve missed. So if you know one or have done a cool DIY project for your kids, feel free to share it in the comments! Thank you!

Plastic Water Bottle Flowers

Plastic Water Bottle Flowers. This is simple to do even for preschool kids. Tutorial via

This is simple to do even for preschool kids. Tutorial via craftsbyamanda

Recycled Bottle Flower Rainbow Mobile

Recycled Bottle Flower Rainbow Mobile . Add a personalized touch to your baby's playroom with this DIY bottle flower rainbow mobile tutorial.

Add a personalized touch to your baby’s playroom with this DIY bottle flower rainbow mobile tutorial. creativejewishmom

Cute Milk Bottle Elephants

Cute Milk Bottle Elephants. Let your kids know the fun of recycling with these cute DIY milk bottle elephants. Tutorial via

Let your kids know the fun of recycling with these cute DIY milk bottle elephants. Tutorial via thereandbackagainamotherstale

Plastic Bottle Turtle Shell Craft

Plastic Bottle Turtle Shell Craft. With only a few easy-to-find materials, the kids can transform an old plastic bottle into fun turtle banks that's great for pool parties and bath time! Video tutorial via

With only a few easy-to-find materials, the kids can transform an old plastic bottle into fun turtle banks that’s great for pool parties and bath time! Video tutorial via Youtube

DIY Plastic Bottle Bird House

DIY Plastic Bottle Bird House. Homemade bird feeders not only spruce up the backyard, they also invite your feathered friends to come and play. A fun eco-friendly craft for kids. Tutorial via

Homemade bird feeders not only spruce up the backyard, they also invite your feathered friends to come and play. A fun eco-friendly craft for kids. Tutorial via thriftysue

Plastic Bottle Apple Containers

Plastic Bottle Apple Containers. These would make lovely containers for a teacher appreciation day gift! Tutorial via

These would make lovely containers for a teacher appreciation day gift! Tutorial via creativejewishmom

Unique Rocket Bank Made out of Plastic Bottle

Unique Rocket Bank Made out of Plastic Bottle. Easy, cute craft idea that's great for kids. Tutorial via

Easy, cute craft idea that’s great for kids. Tutorial via krokotak

Treat Your Baby with a Bottle Bug with a Glow Stick in It

Treat Your Baby with a Bottle Bug with a Glow Stick in It. Make this fantastic bottle bug using recycled materials. It will keep the kids entertained for hours. Tutorial via

Make this fantastic bottle bug using recycled materials. It will keep the kids entertained for hours. Tutorial via crafts-for-all-seasons

Sculpture Elephant Made from Recycled Plastic Bottle and Bottle Tops

Sculpture Elephant Made from Recycled Plastic Bottle and Bottle Tops. This is a really clever idea for getting your kids interested in crafting and to start a conversation about recycling too! See more pictures from

This is a really clever idea for getting your kids interested in crafting and to start a conversation about recycling too! See more pictures from ecomaniablog

DIY Cozy Coupe Gas Can

DIY Cozy Coupe Gas Can . Use an empty Wisk bottle to make this cute accessory for your kid's bike, car, or cozy coupe. Tutorial via

Use an empty Wisk bottle to make this cute accessory for your kid’s bike, car, or cozy coupe. Tutorial via mothersniche

Cute Monster Pencil Holders Made from Plastic Bottles

Cute Monster Pencil Holders Made from Plastic Bottles. How cute! Re-purpose, reuse, recycle shampoo bottles to pencil case, tall-accessories holder. This can help keep your kids organized. Tutorial via

How cute! Re-purpose, reuse, recycle shampoo bottles to pencil case, tall-accessories holder. This can help keep your kids organized. Tutorial via justimagine-ddoc

Halloween Milk Jug Ghosts

Halloween Milk Jug Ghosts. Make Halloween luminaria by filling milk jugs with lights. Easy Halloween craft idea for the kids! Tutorial via

Make Halloween luminaria by filling milk jugs with lights. Easy Halloween craft idea for the kids! Tutorial via isavea2z

DIY Bottle Penguins

DIY Bottle Penguins. Have the kids make their own penguin crafts out of water bottles and cotton balls. See more from

Have the kids make their own penguin crafts out of water bottles and cotton balls. See more from mymommystyle

Empty Plastic Bottles Game

Empty Plastic Bottles Game . A clever and fun use of empty old plastic bottles. Tutorial via

A clever and fun use of empty old plastic bottles. Tutorial via krokotak

DIY Melted Bottle Jewelery

DIY Melted Bottle Jewelery. Make beautiful melted bottle jewelry and discover how heat affects plastic. Experimenting is a lot of fun for kids. Tutorial via

Make beautiful melted bottle jewelry and discover how heat affects plastic. Experimenting is a lot of fun for kids. Tutorial via picklebums

DIY Jet Pack with Soda Bottles

DIY Jet Pack with Soda Bottles. Make a jet pack out of spray-painted bottles and red and orange fabric. Great for outerspace play! Tutorial via

Make a jet pack out of spray-painted bottles and red and orange fabric. Great for outerspace play! Tutorial via doodlecraftblog

DIY Bubble Snakes Maker

DIY Bubble Snakes Maker.

This activity was so cheap and easy to do, but the results were awesome and the kids loved it. Tutorial via two-daloo

Kids DIY Airplane Pencil Case

Kids DIY Airplane Pencil Case. This is a great and unique back to school project for the kids. Tutorial via

This is a great and unique back to school project for the kids. Tutorial via crafty-crafted

DIY Plastic Bottle Fairy Houses

DIY Plastic Bottle Fairy Houses. Adorable idea for recycling.  It’s hard to imagine a girl not in fond of fairy. Tutorial via

Adorable idea for recycling. It’s hard to imagine a girl not in fond of fairy. Tutorial via filthwizardry

Toy Airplanes Made from Empty Lotion or Shampoo Bottles

Toy Airplanes Made from Empty Lotion or Shampoo Bottles. If your baby boy has his heart set on airplanes, then make some out of empty lotion or shampoo bottles with his little hands. See more from

If your baby boy has his heart set on airplanes, then make some out of empty lotion or shampoo bottles with his little hands. See more from pureandnoble

DIY Hanging Jellyfish

DIY Hanging Jellyfish. This would be a great activity to do for an under the ocean themed party, animal activity, an exciting decoration for kids' room, or just for fun. Tutorial via

This would be a great activity to do for an under the ocean themed party, animal activity, an exciting decoration for kids’ room, or just for fun. Tutorial via plaidonline

DIY Milk Jug Turkey

DIY Milk Jug Turkey . This is a fun and easy turkey activitiy you can do with your little ones to celebrate Thanksgiving! Tutorial via

This is a fun and easy turkey activitiy you can do with your little ones to celebrate Thanksgiving! Tutorial via mumblingmommy

DIY Plastic Water Bottle Fish Craft

DIY Plastic Water Bottle Fish Craft. Kids will have fun recycling an empty soda bottle into a beautiful fish!  Tutorial via

Kids will have fun recycling an empty soda bottle into a beautiful fish! Tutorial via meaningfulmama

DIY Plastic Bottle Aeroplane Piggy Bank

DIY Plastic Bottle Aeroplane  Piggy Bank. Tutorial via

This plane is made from an old plastic bottle. It’s also a cool project to have fun with your kids recycling and crafting! Tutorial via brightnest

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