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Recyled Elephant Pencil Holder

 Have a spare soup can laying around? Instead of throwing them out, add some common craft items to make your very own little Recycled Elephant Pencil Holder!

Trivia: The elephant is the largest land animal on earth and weighs from 5,000 to 14,000 pounds. Baby elephants start out weighing approximately 200 pounds.


Soup can
Crayons or markers
Construction Paper
Googley Eyes


Take 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.

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Recycled Containers and Lids, VBS Jungle Crafts, VBS Safari Crafts, Wild Animal Crafts

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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.

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