Recycling Kids Wellies

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Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255679 thesunflowergal
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:00 pm

Hi All

I have about seven pairs of outgrown kids wellies, that no one else wants and the charity shop will not take. How can I recycle these please? I was thinking about planters for alpine strawberries or something like that.

I would love to hear your ideas please.

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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255682 Davie Crockett
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:17 pm

Organise a wellie wanging contest...

Make a foraging bag http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/NR/rdonlyres/D821AC5A-EFB1-4EEC-AA49-8792049D2A3A/0/bag_welly.pdf

Planters.

Bird feeders, (Cut a D shape from over the toe and fill from the top with seed, the toe acts like a hopper feed) Make sure you cover the top end of the boot with something like the bottom of a pop bottle to stop rain getting in.
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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255686 Milims
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:58 pm

I love the wellie bag!
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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255700 JuzaMum
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:03 pm

My youngest son was very upset that his old tatty too small wellies had to go so they are now on the kitchen windowsill with flowers growing in them.

Could you freecycle them?

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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255726 wabbit955
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:21 pm

can always get rid of my boys old wellies on freecycle
but plant up my old motercycle boots looks good with my hanging baskets made from old crash helmets
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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #255755 Potter's Farm
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:36 am

My husband made some birdhouses out of old childrens' wellingtons. He put some scrunched up chicken wire into the toe and foot, cut a hole in to side for the birds to go through and made a lid with a hanging basket liner. I would put a picture of it up but i need a small child to show me how to do something like that and they're all at school!!

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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #260634 wolfhazel
Wed May 16, 2012 8:32 pm

I'd use them as cute plant pots too, or perhaps on a more odd note, storing pens and things in?

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Re: Recycling Kids Wellies

Post: #270692 mrsflibble
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:08 pm

I have one as a planter. the other will [probably become a bird feeder!!
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