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Recycled Kitty Pencil Holder

Here’s a neat way to dress up a used soup or vegetable can and make a handy pencil holder for your desk or table.

Supplies

Soup can
Glue
Scissors
Tape
Crayons or markers
Construction Paper
Googley Eyes
Puff Ball

Instructions

Take a the construction paper and trace the can to get a strip that will cover the outside of the can. Cut out the paper.

Use a piece of tape to fasten one end of the paper to the can. Wrap around the can and glue other end to the tighten.

Cut out the ears and whisker section from the remaining piece of construction paper. Click on printables for the patterns.

Fold whisker section in half and cut strips from the open ends, leaving about 1/4 inch section in the middle solid. Unfold and crinkle whiskers.

Glue the ears and whiskers to the can as shown.

Glue a craft puff ball in the middle of the whiskers as the nose.

Glue googley eyes above the nose.

Accent the ears and face with crayons or markers.

Fill with pencils, markers, crayons, or anything that you like!

This project reprinted courtesy of CambriaRecycles.org.

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The Cambria County Solid Waste Authority, located in Ebensburg, PA, oversees matters of solid waste and recycling in Cambria County, PA. Our main goal is to provide recycling options to our public through a drop-off collection program, but we are also involved with matters in overseeing the local landfill, preventing illegal dumping and littering activity, and insuring that the region’s waste is handled safely. Through a strong public education program that includes presentations at schools and organizations, public newsletters and our own website, we strive to keep the public informed on recycling and disposal matters.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

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