Creative Challenge for Kids!

Thanks to everyone who came to The Matthew Project stand at the Norfolk Show in June 2013 - we had some great face-making sessions using the plastic materials. See the pictures below for some of the best ones.

We're still looking to publish the best creative use of recyclable plastic tops, lids & caps. Have a look at the images below for ideas!

If you can think up some names, even better! We're looking for faces and/or sculptures of animals, birds, insects etc that we can feature in future publicity.

Please take this challenge to your local teachers and let's see what you can do individually or as a class. You can email your picture files to:


Yes please!
We CAN recycle this:

  • Rinsed Plastic Tops & Caps from Milk Cartons & Drinks Bottles
  • Plastic Tops and Caps from Washing liquids, Fabric Conditioners and other Cleaning Materials
  • Plastic Lids & Caps from Tubes, Toiletries & Medication Bottles
  • Plastic Milk Bottles (Tops collection and Banks)
  • Plastic Drinks Bottles (Banks only)
  • Plastic Yoghurt Pots and Mini-Bio Drink Pots (Banks only)
  • Plastic Ice Cream & Margarine Tubs and Lids (Banks only)
  • Plastic Bottles from Cleaning Materials (Banks only)
  • Clear Plastic Food Trays & Lids (Banks only)

No thanks!
NOT this type of material:

  • Plastic Shopping Bags!
  • Hard plastics, e.g. Coffee Jar Lids
  • Black / Coloured Meat / Veg / Fruit Trays etc
  • Polythene, Polystyrene or Polyurethane
  • Bic Razors or Pens
  • Vegetable Nets
  • Brittle plastics generally e.g. Garden Furniture (chairs, tables, etc), Flower Pots, Tea Trays etc.