Make sure to get the kids in on the action. This is a great project to help strengthen fine motor skills.
This is another cute idea for an old tie! My husband had this silk tie that got a snag in it. Instead of throwing it out I turned it into this stuffed snake.
Always try to upcycle products from home. Instead of going to buy cotton stuffing I used the filling from an old pillow that would probably have gotten thrown out otherwise!