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Easy enough idea. Apples and some fruit and voilla! Great party idea, kid snack, or even horse treat!

Newspaper basket | How About Orange  (good instructions for paper basket weaving -- for our Kaya unit)

Three unique ways to recycle and repurpose newspapers including handspun recycled newspaper yarn, a paper lampshade and a newspaper basket. What great ways to upcycle. Think Crafts by CreateForLess

Woven newspaper baskets over a paper towel form, for the kiddies. Okay, a couple changes: we used long long strips and did it over oatmeal containers, which was easier for them. Sweet spot seemed to be 1st and 2nd graders, no 3rd, but girls AND boys. A little elaborate - definitely a long afternoon project!

Easy-Weave Newsprint Basket -- not these baskets, but I'm thinking about the prospect of framing an entire children's grade of one project in newspaper. Like newspaper for the mat, and then construction paper for the frame.

recycled newspaper basket

ill have to keep this pin for graduation ideas :) they would be cute in a dorm room :)

If you liked the idea of recycling newspaper into yarn, here's how to spin it yourself.

How to Make Your Own Newspaper Yarn

DIY project: Make yarn out of newspaper. The tutorial — using newspaper, a pair of scissors, and a spindle — makes the yarn-making process look easy. (via greenUPGRADER)

Simple basket weaving tutorial with Deb Cole | Parenting Fun Every DayParenting Fun Every Day

A great, versatile, method to make a simple, useful basket. Tutorial - Simple basket weaving tutorial with Deb Cole - MamaMoontime:

Painted Newspaper Basket Tutorial

DIY Recycled Newspaper Mini Basket

Woven paper basket made from recycled newspapers - great cost effective recycling project!