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ART: Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle!!!

Creating art from recycled material


by Emily P.

The students in Room 3 made a bird feeder out of recycled milk cartons, straws, and starch.

First, we painted starch on the cartons and then put the colored tissue paper on the starch. Next, we cut out a big square for the birdseed. Then, we put a straw on the bottom of the bird feeder for the birds have a place to perch.

Finally, we attached a string to the top and we put the birdseed inside and hung them in the garden behind the library. 

Water (Bottles) for our plants! 

by Luna R. 

Our 6th grade class made planters out of recycled 1-liter bottles. These former drinking containers now are the home to our water resistant plants. We learned how to propagate from cuttings of water efficient (succulent, cacti, etc.) plants. 

We traced the bottles and cut them carefully following the line. We filled them with soil and poured some water. We carefully dug the space to put the branch of the plant, and hung them on our window.  

We watch them grow every day, and water them as needed.  They are right outside room 21, you should come and see them! 

Sculptures made out of repurposed materials


“ This is an alien spaceship. When there is an intruder the crystal will power the the ship so they can defend themselves. An Alien stole a rocket from the space station because they were dressed like Astronauts. Then they took the rocket with a large space magnet to the moon”