upcycled garden art

Around the country, kids are starting to get out of school for summer. Help them beat summer boredom and dress up your garden at the same time by making these adorable tin can garden buddies. Erin from My Very Educated Mother shows you how to make four different bugs to keep you company in the garden. [how to make tin can creatures]

Project estimate:

  • Empty tin can, on hand
  • Craft paint, on hand or $1 and up
  • Googley eyes, on hand or $1 and up
  • Thick floral wire, $1 and up
  • Paint brushes, on hand
  • Wire cutters, on hand
  • Ice pick, on hand
  • Rubber mallet, on hand
  • Waterproof glue, on hand

Total: $1 and up