Drawing & colouring · Rainbow art and crafts · Recycled crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

Funky recycled pencil holders

Are you looking for an inexpensive and fun way to organise your kids’ stationery?

These funky pencil holders are easy to make and personalise using simple recycled items you can find at home.  They can also be used to store markers and crayons.

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Simply paint the insides of cardboard tubes and place in a cardboard box to make this DIY stationery caddy from Pintalaluna.


Keep coloured pencils in order with this personalised rainbow pencil holder from Coisas de professora (Teacher’s stuff).


Cover recycled toilet paper rolls with decorative paper for this simple DIY stationery organiser from Botanical Paperworks.


Add your own artistic designs to recycled toilet paper rolls to make this handy little pencil holder from krokotak.

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Keep markers/textas waterproof in covered milk cartons that will suit any bedroom decor with these pen pots from Zing Zing Tree.


Find a new use for empty shampoo bottles with these monstrously fun pencil holders from Madame Criativa.

monster pencil holders

Recycle empty milk bottles to for handy coloured pencil storage from Makezine.


Decorate cardboard rolls with scrap yarn/wool and felt to make these DIY pencil holders from Craft Passion.


Make your old tin cans bright and colourful with these DIY washi tape pencil pots from Trimcraft.


Drip glass paint onto tin cans to make these luminous pencil pots from Artful kids.


Wrap mini tins with colourful scrapbook paper and keep your crayons organised with this rainbow crayon holder from Sugarbee Crafts.


Cover tin cans with pastel coloured paper to create cute Kawaii style pencil holders from Red Ted Art.


What is your kids’ favourite way to store their school supplies?

We would love to see their creations – simply post pics to Facebook or Instagram with #littlegreencrafters. 🙂

We have heaps more recycled craft ideas on our Pinterest page here.








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