This is a short tutorial on how to crochet around an old CD. It's a great way to recycle them into either something useful and/or into a decorative item. You could make nice trivets or coasters. They might also look good in wall hangings and mobiles.
Monet art project - Tape the shape of a bridge on a blank paper. Let kids use their fingers (or sponges) with tempera paint to create the background. Peel the tape off and, voila!, a Monet-esque bridge scene is born!