Roses with papers, spiders with wool scraps, puppets with socks, vases with empty jars or music instruments are gifts that we can make to our friends in their birthdays and save money at the same time. In addition, we will work on our creativity skills, make sustainable and environmental gifts and use recyclable materials that we thought were useless.
you know that a cotton t-shirt cost 2.000 litres of water? An amount sufficient for a person to drink fo more than 900 days. And what about some sneakers?For this, we need 4,400 liters. So instead of giving as a present bags, t-shirts or sneakers, why not give to our beloved friend something that we made with our own hands?
Here are ideas for green and sustainable gifts to make in class:
Do you like painting, sewing or drawing?
There are hobbies that can be compatible with that cool idea that you have in your head for your best friend.
1.-Is your friend a fan of colored pencils and markers and never finds them at home? So take toilet paper rolls, card stock, glue, and cardboard and make an organizer for her study table. Here is this explanatory video
2.- Do you like art and your friend doesn’t know how to decorate his room? Give her a painting made with shapes such as bottles, forks, leaves, lemons, or stoppers.
3.- Or we can build a pirate ship A carton of eggs.
• Long, thin sticks.
• Folios in two different colors.
• Pirate theme stickers.
• Small dolls (optional).
Paint and brush
4.-And if you want to keep your savings and you don’t know where, make a piggy bank!
Or maybe your friend would like to be a musician and play drums. Make him a drum!
In pinteres you can find thousands of ideas!