So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #2

So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #2

Get a sneak preview of the latest additions to the 4R Learning Center remodel at the South San Francisco Scavenger Company. The grand opening is scheduled for September, but the Goddess’ friends and followers are getting a special peek at some of her recycling projects designed to create curiosity and discovery about recycling for kids (and adults) that attend the Center. READ PART 1 Click for instructions and materials needed for: Eppie the...

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Eppie the Little Elephant

Eppie the Little Elephant

This cute elephant doesn’t squirt water, but she is created from three water bottles. Eppie leads a quiet life and doesn’t travel with the thundering herd. She’s the ruler of her own domain. 3 water bottles Bottle tops Rice Glue gun Clear wide tape Google eyes 1 pipe cleaner Silver or gray tissue paper Flexi straw Gray felt White glue and water Ribbon Craft foam: pink & white Small decorative hat Here’s how: Cut two...

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Buccaneer’s Box Learning Center

Buccaneer’s Box Learning Center

Memories of high sea adventures, collected bounty, and dreams: all placed in a treasure box. Shoe box with an attached lid Worn children’s treasure book pages Brass nail heads or thumbtacks Trim White glue and glue gun Brass handle and clasp Velcro tape   Here’s how: Cut, cover and glue pages to the exterior of shoe box Glue braid in place Glue nail heads or thumb tacks onto braid (cut nail head points if too long- an adult...

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Down Home Gee-Tar

Down Home Gee-Tar

Cereal box turns into music box. Whether it’s country music, rock and roll, or the Latin beat, let a budding musician strum their own tune and do it their way. Materials Needed for Down Home Gee-Tar: Cereal box Pole 6 silver keys Paint: brown, red and black 1 rubber valve seal 4 large color rubber bands 4 curlicue stickers 1 dowel 4 white nail heads Black cord Here’s how: Cut round hole in box Cut hole on top of box to slip pole...

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So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #1

So. San Francisco Scavenger Co. #1

The 4R Learning Center for Children at South San Francisco Scavenger Company is undergoing a complete re-design. The Goddess of Garbage created the original design for the popular children’s tutorial center more than ten years ago and it’s time for an upcycle, recycle, re-do of the Center and its pieces of recycled art. This is a work in progress and the Goddess will update you during each phase of the project. The overall design and recycled,...

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