Recycled crafts are so much fun, and these water bottle crafts are no exception! Your kids will love turning old bottles into something fun.
This collection of crafts using water bottles includes animals, piggy banks, sensory bottles, and more. All made from recycled water bottles.
Many of these preschool crafts are simple to make and use household craft supplies. Others are a little more difficult and require a little help from a grownup.
Water Bottle Crafts
Preschoolers will love turning empty water bottles into penguins this winter! Follow this simple tutorial for a super easy (and oh so cute) preschool craft! Homeschool Preschool
Turn a water bottle into a fun, book-based sensory activity with this Owl Babies book craft and alphabet activity. Mosswood Creations
These Rudolph water bottles are great for your kid-friendly holiday events. Natural Beach Living
Oil and water discovery bottles are like mini lava lamps. Your kids will have a blast making them. The Craft Train
Speaking of lava lamps, here’s another DIY lava lamp that comes with a science experiment recording page if you choose to use this as a learning activity. A Dab of Glue Will Do
Kids will be eager to save their pennies in these homemade water bottle piggy banks. Our Kid Things
If you’re studying animals and animal habitats, add these colorful water bottle fish to your activity plans. There’s Just One Mommy
This water bottle octopus makes a great addition to your ocean-themed lesson plans. Crafts By Amanda
Do your kids love music? If so, they’ll love dancing around the room with these plastic bottle shakers. Things to Make and Do
If you need yet another ocean animal craft to do with your kids, here’s a fun water bottle jellyfish craft that your kids will love hanging on display. Plaid Online
It’s really easy to turn the bottom of a water bottle into a fun flower craft for kids. Kid Friendly Things to Do
This craft isn’t an animal, but this wave bottle is another craft that’s perfect for your ocean studies. It also makes a great calm-down tool. A Girl and a Glue Gun
Water bottle spirals will make a great decoration inside or in the garden. CBC
This jellyfish in a bottle doubles as a craft and a fun science experiment for kids. Momtastic
These plastic water bottle boats are easy to customize so no two kids will have the same one. Handy with Scissors
Upcycled plastic bottle pumpkins are great for fall, but they can be made any time of year. About a Mom
Add a little STEM to your craft time with these light-up pop bottle fireflies. One Little Project
Turn the tops of water bottles into plastic bottle flowers. Your kids will want to make a whole bouquet of them. Simplistically Living
See how easy it is to turn an old water bottle into a plastic bottle planter. Plant grass seed for a quick-growing project. You could also plant flowers or succulents. One Little Project
If you are looking for a fun and easy project to add a little cactus decor to your home, check out this water bottle cactus craft! Reuse Grow Enjoy
Add this water bottle comet craft to your space-themed activities. Meaningful Mama
Making fairy house night lights is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages! Crafts By Amanda
You can follow this tutorial to make DIY gift boxes from recycled plastic bottles. Red Ted Art
Must Have Resources:
When completing these water bottle crafts for preschool, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.