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Se7en’s Gallery of Recycled Robots…

October 27th, 2011 · 22 Comments

We had been so very busy with recycle crafts just lately. Everyone piling in and building and constructing to their hearts content. The only thing between the recycle bag and works and works and works of art is glue. Tape, while marvelous is no longer sufficient my kids are on a mission to use heaps and heaps so glue…

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So we began… with a pile of equipment:

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Then we plotted…

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And planned…

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We pondered…
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We tested…
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We explored…
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We experimented…
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And we glued…
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We glued and we glued and we glued!!! And after an afternoon spent in glue heaven this is what we came up with:

A Gallery of Recycled Robots!!!


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That’s us – Have a fun day!!!

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Tags: Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

22 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Kerry // Oct 27, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    oh what fun! and they all look totally awesome – well done Hoods!

    Am I sad that my heart actually skipped a beat at that huge lindt choccie?
    Kerry´s last blog post ..Man oh Man… What a Week…

  • 2 Granny Ant // Oct 27, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    Wow! R2.D2 please stand back and make room for the next generation of visitors from outer space. Had no idea there was such a wonderful selection of friendly characters visiting from way out there on some distant planet.

  • 3 se7en // Oct 27, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    Hay Kerry!!! Catch your heart… It was a birthday gift and not a huge slab but rather a box of thin slivers… and after dinner treat of note!!! Totally loving Lindt – have you tried their salty chocolate – it is my all time favorite!!! Have a great evening!!!

  • 4 se7en // Oct 27, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    Hi Granny Ant… So glad you like the gallery!!! Lots and lots of rooting going on about here!!! Thanks for commenting – I love it!!! Hope you have a great day tomorrow…

  • 5 Shells // Oct 28, 2011 at 7:26 am

    Love the green and red head!! What a cool bunch of robots! Yip, we are out of tape, need to go replenish supplies, every time the recycling box is emptied another invention is born!
    Salty Lindt is yum!
    Thanks for the great site!!

  • 6 irene // Oct 28, 2011 at 9:51 am

    As long as you also then watchede “robots” the animation, everything is ok. That little green / red number of #8 is totally awesome!!!

    have a good weekend.

  • 7 maggy, red ted art // Oct 28, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    As per usual your robots are fabulous! Well done kids :-)

    Thank you for stopping by at Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

  • 8 se7en // Oct 28, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Hi Shells… Thanks for stopping by – hope you have a great day – Oh Salt Lindt is indeed heaven!!!

  • 9 se7en // Oct 28, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Hi Irene, I love his little bot too!!! An i-bot!!! Hope you have a fun weekend!!!

  • 10 se7en // Oct 28, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    So glad you like them Maggy!!! We are only a day or three off the pace!!! Hope you have a fun weekend!!!

  • 11 Love and Lollipops // Oct 28, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Some salty Lindt was once bought accidently (in place of the regular slab) and I couldn’t stop eating it…I absolutely love it too…nearly as much as these wonderful robots here!! Seriously cool!!
    Love and Lollipops´s last blog post ..Can Critters

  • 12 se7en // Oct 29, 2011 at 2:07 am

    Hi Love and Lollipops, Oh what a good mistake!!! It is so moreish – who would had thought!!! Hope you have a great weekend!!!

  • 13 KM // Oct 30, 2011 at 3:56 am

    Absolutely MARVELOUSLY CUTE and CREATIVE!!! I’m going to pin these for sure… I need to be on my ipad to pin! :):) Tell the kiddos that we here in INDIANA never grow tired of their wonderful recycled projects!
    KM´s last blog post ..Do YOUR Laundry!

  • 14 KM // Oct 30, 2011 at 3:58 am

    AND— whoever made the CARD ROBOT is making me SMILE HUGE tonight!!!
    KM´s last blog post ..Do YOUR Laundry!

  • 15 se7en // Oct 30, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    HAy KM, I am always so grateful for your comments on the weekend!!! I am so glad you stopped by and enjoyed our robots!!! Hope you have fabulous fun dressing up for Halloween!!! Lots of love!!!

  • 16 se7en // Oct 30, 2011 at 6:45 pm

    And KM, I will pass on your “smile” to Hood #3!!! Have a lovely day!!!

  • 17 Beth // Nov 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    These are AWESOME!! WOW ! I love the concept & execution. I would love for you to link this & other kid-friendly stuff at my TGIF Linky Party on Friday – http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties
    ~Beth

  • 18 se7en // Nov 2, 2011 at 12:35 am

    Hay Beth!!! So glad you like these… And thank you for the invitation – great!!! Have a good week!!!

  • 19 creativejewishmom/sara // Nov 2, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    been missing you on Craft Schooling Sunday, so thanks for sharing your robots!
    creativejewishmom/sara´s last blog post ..Hand Built Ceramic Platter And Cups

  • 20 se7en // Nov 3, 2011 at 12:03 am

    Hi Sara, Good to be back – We have been really busy with school and travel plans – we went on a trip to Lesotho… and blogging really has been one long report back on our unforgettable trip… hope fully we will be back into crafting from now on!!! Lots of love!!!

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