Themed Boxes

Have fun delving into popular themes to create unique and wonderful objects and pieces! Great for adding a fun aspect to curriculum learning, project based learning, workshops, birthday parties and craft sessions where everyone comes away with a completed piece. Information sheets included in the barrels will cover creative re-use, environmental information, as well as an Instruction Sheet outlining how to complete the barrel’s themed project with the materials provided.


ROBOTS AND SPACESHIPS
Make robots and spaceships from salvaged materials! Create control panels, buttons, dials, wires and technological details. Use in conjunction with recycled containers and packaging to build a space city of the future! Explore the future of space travel by building space ships, launch pads and space stations. You might even see some UFO’s!
Suitable for all ages.
Small and medium sizes.
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MARVELLOUS MASKS
Explore mask making for fun, to prepare for an event or for a particular learning experience. Is it part of a costume? Is it to create a mysterious disguise? Is it to conceal personal identity? Is it for cultural ceremony - ritual or rites of passage? Use salvaged materials to create unusual, unique and detailed character masks or make them bright and bold for a masquerade party!
Suitable for childcare to secondary school. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Wearable Art” and "Junk Jewellry"
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TREASURE BOXES
You won’t believe these boxes were destined for landfill! Create a decorative storage container with a specific purpose in mind, or a box to display artwork in. Perhaps a secret box to hide treasures and keep a small journal safe! Great for mini tool kits or assembling a survival pack. Add straps to secure closed, to make a handle or attaching to a belt.
Suitable for childcare to secondary school. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Junk Jewellry”
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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
Get up and go and make things move! Design a transit system that travels by track, by air, even on and off road! Design vehicles to carry or transport things, cars to get from A to B, trains to travel on high speed rail or buses to get people where they need to go! Maybe you can make a garbage or recycling truck!
Suitable for all ages. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Construction”
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WILD THINGS!
Create your favourite animal to keep as a pet, explore the world of bugs and insects or make an imaginary beast from myth or fable! Create a monster, dragon or wild thing with magical abilities! Or perhaps your character toy has a story behind how it came to be, what it likes to do and who it’s friends with! Or maybe you have discovered a rare insect, never seen before in your local ecosystem, that can now be classified with your own scientific name!
Suitable for childcare to adults. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Soft Sculpture”
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JUNK JEWELLRY
Transform junk into jewellry and create unique and original pieces you can wear anywhere! Make funky rings, beautiful bracelets and elegant necklaces as well as awesome accessories! Add some custom made bling to the dress up box or design your own collection for unveiling at your designer launch party! No one will ever know you made such beautiful jewellry from junk!
Suitable for grade 2 to adults. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Treasure Boxes” and “Wearable Art”
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WEARABLE ART
Design your own range of ethical fashion pieces by sewing, weaving and assembling with salvaged fabric, textiles and lots of other unusual materials! Create superhero costumes or accessories for dramatic and pretend play! Combine fashionista flair with some backyard styling to create this seasons must have garments! Organise a fashion parade to display your bold and creative couture or go beyond the catwalk and make a statement with sculptural artwear never seen before!
Suitable for prep to adults. Small and medium sizes.
Compliments “Marvellous Masks” & “Junk Jewellry”
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Please Note

Due to the inexpensive, high turnover nature of our business, the selection of available materials at Reverse Garbage Queensland is constantly changing. Our mail order barrels are packed according to what we currently have instore as well as specific materials that have been put aside. We are experts in making do! We always have similiar materials in stock and substitute like for like, where needed, without compromising the quality of our barrels. If you have seen a material you would like more or less of or would like to request a specific material, you can let us know on your order form or contact our friendly Mail Order Co-ordinator here.