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DIY Mason Jar Kid's Activities

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As the school year winds down, now is the perfect time to start planning fun and educational activities for kids. Here are some great Mason jar-themed crafts and DIY projects:


1. DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights from diyjoy.com

With just a few supplies, kids can easily create this glow-in-the-dark enchanting fairy lantern. Plus, they are super entertaining for adults as well. These fairy glow jars are much fun for after dark outdoors ideas, but they also make great DIY home decor for kids rooms or dorm décor. Check out DIYJOY’svideo to learn how!

2. Make a Mason Jar Aquarium

Make real-looking aquariums by adding plants, rocks, and aquarium figurines to a Mason jar of blue water. This makes a great craft for birthday parties and playdates. Each kid can return home with their own creation to treasure. Get theinstructions here!

3. Go Bug Catching

Tadpoles, butterflies, caterpillars, crickets, and lady bugs are easily-caught critters that kids love observing. Catch them, watch them, and then let them go in our reCAP Kid’s EXPLORE Bug Catcher with magnifying lid and breathing holes! The included plastic Mason jar is very lightweight and flexible for convenient EXPLORIN’. Get an EXPLORE today!

reCAP Kid's EXPLORE Butterfly Discovery

How to use the reCAP Kids EXPLORE Mason Jar Bug Catcher to teach children about the life cycle of butterflies.As summer quickly approaches, now is a great time to start planning educational summer activities for your little ones or end-of-year plans for your students! Here are two great ways to use the EXPLORE Bug Catcher to teach kids [...]

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Mother’s Day Gardening Gift in a Mason Jar

Here’s a project that combines three of my favorite things: gardening, my mom, and Mason jars! This simple, homemade gift for mom is sure to make her smile. All you need is a few items and a Mason jar.Items:Small baggie of potting soilWomen’s gardening glovesSeeds of her favorite herbs or flowersTags for labellingreCAP POUR wide mouth Mason jar [...]

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Mason Jar Treats for Canine Companions

Homemade Dog Treats: Perfect for the reCAP FLIP!Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun activity for you and a tasty reward for your dog! With ingredients like peanut butter and bacon, these dog biscuit recipes are sure to have tails wagging. What’s nice about making treats yourself is that you can select organic, healthy ingredients. (No [...]

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​Eco-friendly Lunchtime Solutions: Reusable Sandwich Wraps, Bamboo Utensils, and more!

Make lunchtime healthier and more eco-friendly with Bee's Wrap, Koffie Straw, U Konserve, To-Go Ware, and reCAP Mason Jars. This Earth Day, reCAP has teamed up with other companies who have a passion for the planet and want to make lunchtime more eco-friendly. Whether you pack your lunch every day or go out to eat with coworkers, here are some [...]

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From tadpoles to pizza parties, #whatwillyourecap?

1. Cold brew coffee protein drink by Daniel Cook2. Green Smoothie by thebarefootceliac3. Sauerkraut by Fran Haapanen4.  Wild Garlic Kimchi by Annette at 2tech5. Rainy day Kids EXPLORE session by the Van Riper Family6. DIY Cleaning Solution by Seacoastmama7. Pizza party by Ruth Merriam8. Tadpole adventures by Annette at 2techWhat are our reCAP fans up to this spring? Everything from catching [...]

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DIY Scented Gel Paints

Here’s one of our favorite reCAP DIY projects to date! A colorful and fun springtime activity for kids (or adults who need an aroma therapy/painting session!) Just a few ingredients + reCAP Mason jar lids!You’ll love the vibrant springtime colors and soothing aromas of the gel paints. Plus, the paint’s thick texture makes it fun to paint [...]

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DIY Spring Cleaning Tips

The arrival of spring gives most of us a renewed sense of motivation. As the rain washes away the gray of winter outside, it’s the perfect time to wash away the accumulated dust and dirt inside. Luckily reCAP has sensible solutions for DIY spring cleaning- The reCAP Adapta Sprayer and Clean-up Kit ! The Adapta sprayer itself [...]

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Lucky Slime in a Mason jar

Two recipes for Lucky Slime, just in time for St. Patrick's Day! With just a few simple ingredients you probably have around the home, you can easily whip up a batch of emerald slime. When you're done, simply store your creation in a Mason jar capped with a reCAP FLIP Mason jar lid to keep it [...]

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The "Scoop" on Himalayan Salt

Included in our  Fermenting Starter Kit, Himalayan pink salt is ideal for fermenting. Full of natural vitamins and minerals, it both flavors your ferments and provides a whole host of benefits. Read on to learn more, or grab  a kit and start fermenting! All About Pink Himalayan Salt (Excerpt from Healthy and Natural World) Himalayan salt is often marketed as coming from [...]

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