Eco-Workshop No. 5: The Easter Sweets

 

 

This year, let’s replace Easter eggs with a responsible alternative: containers made from recycled objects!

Not only are they easy to make with your children, they don’t cost much and are irresistibly cute!

 

Here’s how:

 

MATERIALS

You will need the following items for this eco-workshop:

  • Empty toilet paper rolls
  • Yellow and white paint
  • Brush
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Coloured cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Black felt-tip pen
  • Candy

 

STEP 1

Paint the cardboard rolls.

 

STEP 2

Draw the beak and wings of a chick on a sheet of orange cardboard. Draw the nose and ears of a rabbit on another sheet.

 

STEP 3

Cut out all the pieces.

 

STEP 4

Glue the pieces of cardboard onto the painted rolls.

 

STEP 5

Staple the top of the rolls closed.

 

STEP 6

Draw on the eyes and whiskers with the black felt-tip pen.

 

 STEP 7

Add the candy and staple the other end of the roll closed.

 

 

Got other great craft ideas? Let us know about them—leave a comment!

 

See also:

Eco-workshop no. 1: The mini greenhouse

Eco-workshop no. 2: Cardboard speakers

Eco-workshop no. 3: The polystyrene airplane

Eco-workshop no. 4: Cardboard pencil holder

 

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About the Author
Anne-Marie Gingras

A Communications Advisor with Cascades since 2011, Anne-Marie now also fulfills the position of Community Manager. She holds a BA in Public Communication from the Université Laval and a Certificate in Marketing from the Université de Trois-Rivières. As Community Manager, she is in constant contact with the public, sharing the company's newest innovations and reporting on its involvement within the communities it calls home. "I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work for a company that is responsible, respectful and transparent. It gives me a great sense of pride! Through social media, we are now able to interact with the population and we value this close contact. Cascades is an organization that encourages creativity and initiative, which allows us to develop in a very stimulating work environment."

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