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Robot Pencil Holder

Recycle, reuse and have fun with this easy tin can robot project. Your kids will love learning about recycling while creating a unique robot design for all their pencils. Great educational project!

At a Glance:

#3801 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Outdoor Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz. - 1626

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 1640

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Other Supplies

Recycled large vegetable can, Two large wiggly eyes, Two red milk jug lids with rim, Three soda can tabs, Hot glue gun, 3/4" flat brush


  1. Wash can and let dry. Basecoat the can Grass Green and allow to dry.
  2. Glue the wiggle eyes inside the milk jug lids and then glue onto the can. Refer to photo for placement.
  3. Squeeze the red plastic rim from the milk carton into the shape of a mouth and glue into place.
  4. Paint the inside of mouth Licorice.
  5. Glue soda can tabs for ears and nose.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.