Put those old bottles into use that get accumulated in the summer and become hard to store even in the fridges. Recycle them into toys and pencil box and many other quirky objects that your kids can use and have fun with.
Rubber Band Powered Car
2 Plastic bottle
6 Bottle caps
Wire or wooden stick
Cut the bottle vertically starting from the end leaving out the base to a little away from the top . It will look similar to a boat now.
Put the bottle on the ground and mark 2 points (10 cm away from each other) near the edge of the bottle that is touching the ground. Make a small hole at these point and insert a wire (or wooden stick) in them and run it across to the other side of the bottle and make a hole on those point too that the wire(or wooden stick) is touching. Cut the excess wire out.
Make a hole at the center of the 4 bottle caps and fix them on the wire using hot glue.
These caps will keep the wire held and also help in mobility.
Take another plastic bottle and cut the bottle across up till 5 cm from the top(include the cap).
Cut sides of the half bottle into fringes. Open them cut so that it looks like a flower. Make a hole at the center of the cap of this half bottle and insert a wooden stick in it. Glue it for extra support. (Make sure the wooden stick extend out of the bottle and not inside)
Take another bottle cap. Make a hole at the center of it. Cut off all its sides. Insert it in the wooden stick 4cm away from the cap and glue it right there.
Make a hole at the base of the bottle and fix the apparatus (of step d.) with stick placed into the bottle through the hole made. Make sure the stick only covers half of the bottle.
Make a small curve at the end of the stick and tie some rubber at the end of the wooden stick . (the curve will stop the slipping away of the rubber band) tie another rubber band at the end of the tied rubber band. Pull the rubber band out of the bottle’s mouth and close the bottle using cap so that the rubber band doesn’t contract back.
Hence, your car is made. Rotate the propeller to collect tension of the rubber band and leave it to see the car move.
Cut a bottle into two half and to the part containing the base glue a small already cut off base of a similar bottle to close the bottle from both sides. To this apparatus make a hole of the size of the perimeter of the bottle and cut it off. Glue half bottle to the hole to resemble chimney.
Stick an inverted bottle mouth so that it also resemble chimney.
Punch some holes at the lower part of the horizontally placed bottle. Use thin wooden stick and bottle caps to resemble wheels. Insert the stick across two holes and glue the caps at the end of them. This makes the engine.
Use 2-3 bottle cut in half for compartment. Place caps similarly for wheels.
Color the parts using acrylic color. Glue two compartments together using double sided tapes.
Cut horizontally placed bottle into half, leaving out the base and top. Color it and glue it at the top of the bottles (of step b.) This will resemble the roofs of different compartments.
Glue some toy eyes at the face of the engine.
Hence, a Toy train is ready for your kinder to play with.
Make cuts at the bottom part of the vertically placed plastic bottle to make 2 large windows separated by strip of side of the bottle that was not cut. Also cut off a few centimeters from the top of the bottle including the mouth of the bottle.
To another bottle, cut the vertically placed bottle a few centimeter away from the base. Make sure the cut does not separate the bottle into two parts. This will act as a opener to insert bird food. Make two holes above this cut and hook a bend wire’s each end on it.
Glue the base of the apparatus (of step a.) on a old plate
Open the cap of the bottle(of step b.) and invert into the other apparatus. Glue the rims of both the bottles.
Insert food through the cut made (in step 2)
Hence, your bird feeder is made that refill by itself.
Take 5-6 bottles. Use white color make circular rings on the bottle. On first bottle till the base, on second bottle 2 cm away from the base, on third bottle 4 cm away from the base till you read the mouth of the bottle. Use green color to paint the region above the white border.
Cut the bottle into two part separating green and the uncolored regions of the bottle.
Make fringes from top to bottom of the already cut bottles. Bend the fringes so that they resemble branches.
Glue the bottles one on top of the other in decreasing size.
Decorate it with thermocol balls and glitter and stars.
Hence, your recycled Christmas tree is ready to decorate your house.