You don't have to spend a lot of money to create art. In fact, this easy mixed media project is wonderful for kids or adults. Best of all, you probably have everything you need lying around the house. Who doesn't love a low cost project that teaches kids about repurposing and recycling. Ideal for Earth Day, a classroom project or rainy day. Start by rummaging through your junk drawer or the bottom of a toy box. Then begin gluing the items to a canvas, paint and pop in a frame.