How To Upcycle A Plastic Bottle Into A Garbage Gobbler

The Teacher Training shows us how to upcycle a plastic bottle and turn it into a garbage gobbler!   This is a great upcycling idea for the kids.  It’s cheap and easy to make and it’s sure to keep them entertained for a few hours 🙂


The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your upcycled garbage gobbler are shown below.

  • Large plastic bottle
  • Cardboard
  • 2 bottle tops
  • Masking tape
  • Double sided foam tape
  • Scrap tissue paper
  • White craft glue
  • Paint (and anything else that you want to use to decorate your garbage gobbler!)
  • Scissors
  • Paint brushes
Did you know?

Bottles used to package water take over 1,000 years to bio-degrade and if incinerated, they produce toxic fumes. It is estimated that over 80% of all single-use water bottles used in the U.S. simply become “litter.”

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 Let us know if you have any other ideas on how to upcycle a plastic bottle in the comments below.

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