to aprons This is another interesting and funny way how to use old jeans. Take one trouser leg and cut it in apron shape. Take some other old fabric, and cut it in thin ribbon. Sew them together to get aprons from the old jeans as shown bellow.
Recycled jeans notebook or planner. Use a regular notebook, and cut up them jeans that the kids have outgrown. Also a good idea: using a larger notebook and a patch/screenprint from an old favorite shirt.
paper plate stencils> pencil control- This idea is much easier for crayons or pencils. I think my girls will feel more confident about doing stenciling with the paper plates verses the small plastic stencils they have used in the past.