MiniActive Youth for the Environment – Mixing Art and Paper Recycling

October 20, 2016

Our MiniActive Youth for the Environment are becoming experts in turning everyday materials, outdoors as well as in, and making them beautiful. We’ve described here and here their outdoor painting projects at local schools and on garbage receptacles.

Paper recycling art work

Paper recycling art work

Last week, they also experimented in making artwork by recycling paper.

Creating different designs

Creating different designs

At the workshop that took place at the Abna al-Quds Community Center in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, they first ripped up old newspapers.

First steps of preparing the paper

First steps of preparing the paper

Then they made the paper into a paste

Now it's starting to get gooey

Now it’s starting to get gooey

And then began forming it into creatures.

Looking super

Looking super

Here’s the post in Arabic from the MiniActive Facebook page:

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