Milk Jug Igloo

How to build a milk jug igloo

What a good idea for the kids to make use of all the plastic milk jugs we accumulate! This milk jug igloo is another kind of fort the little ones will enjoy. :)

Milk Jug Igloo

Plastic containers are among the most persistent – and prevalent – debris polluting our oceans and clogging landfills. In 2014, researchers estimated that some 5 trillion plastic items were afloat in our oceans. Many of them were milk jugs.

This recycling idea is commonly done as a students’ classroom activity/project which provides lots of educational benefits to the children. They can use the end product as a playhouse or a reading nook.

Milk jug igloos are very easy to build as the only tool you will need is a hot glue gun. The time to build one, however, is the most ‘difficult’ aspect since you will have to collect around 500 pieces of plastic milk jugs for a spacious igloo. But if you have access to lots of empty plastic milk jugs, then the kids can have an awesome igloo of their own in no time!

Want to build a milk jug igloo with the kids? Learn more about it from the article by Hubpages linked below!

Do you know someone who will like this idea?

You’ll need:

  • Around 500 Milk Jugs
  • Cardboard Base
  • Around 80 Hot Glue Gun Sticks

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Thanks to HubPages for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here



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