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Recycled Grocery Sack Craft

I know we are barely past Mother’s Day, but if you blink Father’s day is right around the corner! I have this great recycled grocery sack craft that you can keep in your back pocket!Recycled grocery sack craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too! Easy to make, just need some brown paper bags.

These grocery sack paper bag books can really be used for anything! When you make them they have all of these cute little pockets so the kids can add their treasures too. Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages.First, a DIY on how to make one of these bag books! Then I will share how we turned ours into a great homemade gift for dad!

What you need for your Recycled Grocery Sack Craft:

  • A brown paper sack (just your standard grocery brown bag)
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Hole punch
  • String, hemp, yarn, anything to bind it.
  • Glue stick
  • 2 pieces of paper.

How to make your Grocery Sack Book:

Fold to crease the bag, then cut the bag in half. Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages.Next, fold both parts of the bag in half. Leave a little hanging over on the open (top) end of the bag. Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages.This part you will fold over and staple. The stapled pages will go in the middle of your book.Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages. Make sure all of the openings are on the top of the book. Punch holes in the binding area.

Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages.

Then using your string loop through and tie. Make sure to crease just past the binding a few times.Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages. You’re Done!Step by Step instructions to create a fun bag book. Recycle a Brown Paper Grocery Sacks to create these easy DIY books! This is a fun toddler activity or kids craft for all ages.

What to do with your recycled paper sack craft?

This paper bag book can be used for so many fun ideas!

Make it into a scavenger hunt book.

A nature hunt book.

A busy bag book.

A storybook.

Depending on your child’s age the options are endless!

Today we created a fun gift for dad (a.k.a in our home as Popi)Recycled grocery bag craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too!

A standard piece of paper can be cut into quarters to add on your pages.Recycled grocery bag craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too! I simply sat and had a conversation with V about her Popi. I asked her questions and she gave me all of the content. She colored the pages and then we glued them down. (with a glue stick)

Recycled grocery bag craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too!This was my FAVORITE page…. kids say the darndest things right… Recycled grocery bag craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too!She looked around the house for fun things to add to the book. She decided on a photo, some of her “lucky coins”, & more! Last I cut her out some paper hearts to color and add to the pouches.Recycled grocery bag craft books. Fun for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthdays, stories, scavenger hunts, nature walks, and more. A great activity for toddlers and big kids too! She was so proud that she already gave this recycled grocery sack craft to him… I guess we will be making something else for Father’s Day. I’m OK with that!

 

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Jenn

Wednesday 11th of May 2016

Oh my how adorable! This is such a great idea for a homemade gift. So much versatility to it. Thank you for sharing!

Krystal Miller

Wednesday 11th of May 2016

Cute idea! I think we might make one as an end of year teacher gift!

Susie

Thursday 12th of May 2016

That's a great idea!