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green DIY traffic signs for kids

Green DIY Street Signs for Toy Cars

I have been feeling a little guilty lately.  My all time most popular post is this one.  In it I share a little DIY project on how to make traffic signs for toy cars with popsicle sticks, bottle caps, and a printable.  I’m been feeling guilty contributing to so much pretend non essential driving.  Just think about all of those pretend greenhouse gases.  Well I am back to remedy this situation today with green signs!  Ones that remind us conservation play is fun too!

So here with go, vroom, vroom!  

What you’ll need…

card-stock, printer, popsicle sticks, water-bottle caps, glue stick, scissors, and a utility knife

green signs for kids

Here’s how…

  1. Print out this PDF: green signs for kids on card-stock
  2. Cut out the signs
  3. Glue signs to popsicle sticks
  4. Cut slots on the bottle caps (this is the hard part, PLEASE be careful!)
  5. Insert popsicle stick signs into the bottle cap stands
  6. Then it’s playtime!

Here’s some reasons why these signs are good for your pretend environment…

  • Traveling at speeds under 50 MPH increases your fuel efficiency dramatically.
  • Riding your bike uses no gas at all plus it’s good for you!
  • Taking advantage of the bus reduces the number of vehicles on the road as does carpooling.
  • Road salt is bad for plants and animals.
  • Reminders to recycle cant hurt.
  • Car fumes are bad for environment and us so turn off your car if your not moving.
  • Remember we share the earth with lots of other creatures.
  • Electric vehicles use less gas and have the potential to use renewable, non greenhouse gas producing energy.

Don’t forget to stop by this post for some printable traffic sign basics including a stop sign, ped-xing, pitch in, and more!


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