Waste Material Craft Pineapple Pen Stand: Back To School Activity

A mini-pineapple is about to grab all the attention on your child’s study table! Are you ready to create a spotlight-worth pencil holder – that will boost your child’s interest in getting back to school? We’re recycling a plastic bottle to make it a pineapple-shaped pen holder! So let’s begin this delicious waste material craft pineapple pen stand activity!

Parental Involvement: High

Duration: 15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Imagination, Fine Motor, Coordination



  • Green Yarn
  • Plastic Bottle
  • Paints and paintbrush
  • Green coloured paper
  • Tape
  • Red sketch pen
  • Glue

Instructions for waste material craft pineapple pen stand:

  1. Make zig-zag lines on a green coloured paper. Cut it to form the pineapple leaf.
  2. Paint the plastic bottle yellow and leave it to dry.
  3. Cut green yarn in small strips and stick them at the top and bottom.
  4. Stick green yarn strips diagonally in form of tiny diamonds.
  5. With red sketch pen, add thorn patterns.
  6. Stick the leaf on the rim of the plastic bottle.

Pineapple Stand is ready!

Stack it up with your child’s favourite pens and pencils!  

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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