If you’ve got a baby at home, chance are you have lots of mini jars lying around. These small glass containers are great for re-purposing into fun crafts, party favors or organizational tools for the home. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite ways to recycle baby food jars into something fun or useful. And if you don’t happen to have baby food jars, any small jars will do to make any of these fun projects!
Snow Globes (via Craftaholics Anonymous)
Turn those baby food jars into a winter wonderland with sparkly, glittery snow.
Baby Food Storage Jars (via Crafts by Courtney)
Transform clear jars into colorful containers with chalk decals you can write on.
Party Favor Jars (via Make Life Lovely)
How adorable are these party favors? Place any of your favorite plastic toys or animals on top and you’ve got a fun favor to hold party treats.
Paint Dipped Baby Jars (via Oh Happy Day)
Turn baby jars into gorgeous mini vases. These are so festive and an affordable way to decorate for a baby shower or kids’ party.
Rocket Globes (via Disney Family)
Make these fun rockets for little ones with colorful paper and sparkly confetti inside the jars.
Clay House Jar (via Casa e Trend)
How adorable is this. Make a little gnome house with clay, complete with toadstool jar lid.
Magnetic Spice Jars (via One Lucky Pickle)
Organize all your spices into one tidy display with magnets to keep them handy for use.
Mini Aquarium (via Delia Creates)
Turn baby jars into cute aquariums, a fun afternoon craft or perfect for an under the sea party. Take a look at our larger version inspired by this tutorial, using Mason jars.
LEGO Head Jar (via Estefi Machado)
Paint dip baby jars to make the cutest LEGO heads that turn into fun pencil containers.
Baby Food Jar Planter (via Make Life Lovely)
This creative tutorial turns mini jars into planters, vase or candle holders. A versatile and pretty way to recycle many jars at once!
Emoji Jars (via Our Messy Table)
Use these expressive mini jars to hold pencils or small office supplies. Or turn them into favors by adding playdough or slime for the kids!
How do you recycle your baby food jars? Check out 5 creative Mason Jar ideas that are perfect for gifting!
And tons more creative ideas HERE.
Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.