Make a toy car, re-use a plastic bottle African style

Recycling and re-use idea

Early Years: ages 3-5KS1: ages 5-7KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14FilmWebsite

This short video shows how ‘waste’ can be re-used and made into toys like this plastic bottle car. It is typical for young boys like Dennis from Uganda to make their own toys out of recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and plastic bags as there often is little money to buy them.

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