A new craft every day
Making friends websites Making Friends Girl Scout Leader Badge in a Bag Scout Swaps Patch Fun Making enemies

Cat Bottle Bank

This green crafting project shows you how to recycle a 1-liter bottle into a purrfect cat bank. This is a great way to teach kids about recycling. Find this craft and 21 other crafts for kids in the FREE Summer Crafts for Kids eBook from FaveCrafts.com!


Aleene's® Quick Dry Tacky Glue™
Chalk pencil
Pom poms: 1” grey, 1/2” black
Clear plastic 1 liter bottle
Wood ball, 2-1/2” diam. for cat head
Grey felt
Craft knife
1/2" flat brush


Cut a 1/4” x 1-1/2” slot at back edge of plastic bottle.

For the head, paint grey on the wood ball with 1/2” flat brush. Let dry.

Glue the heads to the top of the bottles. Let dry.

Using chalk pencil, trace patterns onto grey felt. Cut out all pieces. Glue into place.

Glue on eyes. Glue on grey pom poms, use black for nose. Glue on ribbon trim. Let dry.

This craft was designed by Heidi Borchers for Duncan and is reprinted courted courtesy of FaveCrafts.com.

Listed under:

Camp Crafts, Pet Crafts For Kids, Recycled Containers and Lids

Tagged as:

What do you think?

Image of Cat Bottle Bank


Image of FaveCrafts.com

Maria Nerius has been designing crafts for over 20 years. She's a successful author and writer who loves to tweet (MariaNerius)and currently her work can be seen on www.FaveCrafts.com. You can follow Maria's Musing on her blog: http://marianerius.wordpress.com. Feel free to contact Maria: MNerius@cfl.rr.com.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window


You might also be interested in