Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Solo Cups

The party may be over but that doesn't mean the fun has to be. Collect all your cups, rinse them out and use them to create one (or more!) of these clever ideas!

DIY Checkers


Everyone loves the novelty of an over-sized game. Re-purpose your Solo Cups as the pieces and create a game of checkers that no one will forget. King me!

Noisemaker Crafts


Go all out on decorating your Solo Cup noisemakers. The more personality the better. Create a quick way for your guests to celebrate the occasion or use the idea as an everyday activity for the kids. 

DIY Toy Binoculars


Excellent for the make-believe adventurers in your life. Will they discover the mythic, treasure-filled city of cuptopia. Perhaps.

DIY Clear Cup Planter

Follow the video above to create a fun diy planter that also allows you to see the root system as it grows. Great activity for STEM classrooms! 

DIY SOLO Lanterns

Super easy way to add some ambiance to any occasion. Mix tissue paper designs and styles to help set the vibe.

DIY SOLO Lanterns

Super easy way to add some ambiance to any occasion. Mix tissue paper designs and styles to help set the vibe.

Cup Blowing Challenge

One of the trickiest challenges we've ever tried. Patience, practice and a whole lot of hot air required.

DIY Flower Vases


Keep your bouquet fresh with this easy idea. 

DIY UFO Crafts


An out of this world craft that will take you to infinity... and beyond. 

DIY Party Poppers

Surprise! Cheers to the most resourceful way to celebrate any occasion. These Solo Cup poppers are fun for all.

Fence Art


There's cup fence art and then there's cup fence are. We commissioned this piece when Elle King played the Solo Cup Harpeth River Stage at the Pilgrimage Festival. However, spelling out a 'be kind' message at your local school is just as wonderful to us. 

Photo Booth Backdrop

Another fun way to give everyone a memorable experience at your event, party or wherever!

Water Canon Race

Solo cups and summer fun go together like water cannons and... well... Solo cups!

Water Relay Race


Pour. Catch. Repeat. Indeed! This game is perfect for minute-to-win-it parties and relay races.

Tailgate Napkin Holders


Keep things neat during your next game day gathering. Hopefully no one challenges any of your rulings. 

Mini basketball Hoop

Get ready for the tastiest trick shots around.

Golf Trick Shots

You've seen them. You've tried them. You've enjoy that blissful moment of success. The other 2-hours of failure... less so. Solo Cups really are the perfect rick shot target.

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Only the most focused will succeed. *while balancing on a medicine ball. What?!

Leprechaun Hat Craft


Tip your cap to the luckiest little craft around.

Seasonal Cup Wreath

Seasonal DIY Cup Wreath

An amazing, DIY wreath that will look great for years to come. Solo Cup wreaths are super easy to collapse and store too!

Fun DIY Characters


DIY flag art


The best Fourth of July decor ever! This Solo Cup American flag is a great piece of Americana for any occasion. Cheers to the red, white and blue. 

Sparkler Guards


The perfect Fourth of July hack to keep little - and big - hands safe while celebrating with all those sparklers. This Solo Cup sparkler guard will make you the genius of the party. 

Boo’s Breath Game

This one's for everyone who loves the Halloween boo's. *wink* But seriously, this Solo Cup Halloween game is a hauntingly good time. 

Tower of Terror Game

Quick hands are the only way to keep these monsters from crashing down. Can you complete this Solo Cup Halloween challenge?

Painted Cup Treat Buckets

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Spin a small bit of paint inside a SOLO Clear Cup to coat it. Pour out any excess paint. Add some stickers or other designs to complete your Halloween treat bucket. Scary easy.



DIY Reindeer Craft


This time Rudolph's whole head can be red! These Solo Cup Reindeer crafts are just too cute for Christmas.

holiday Ornament Storage


A hack to fill you with all the holiday cheer. Try these Solo Cup ornament stackers to keep your beautiful decorations safe for years to come.

Reindeer Antlers Game


Rudolph and all the other reindeer will be so jealous. Who wouldn't want to catch Hershey Kisses in their antlers? Solo Cup reindeers antlers are a fun addition to any holiday party.

DIY Light Ball Decorations


So easy. So festive. So fun! Craft your way to a clever, diy holiday look. These cup balls really come together in a stunning way. They truly look like high-end decorations yet take 5-10 minutes to create.

Secret Santa Cups

Create your own version of the viral TikTok hit. Secret Santa Cups is an instant classic for any holiday party.

DIY Christmas Ornaments


Pop in your child's photo and you've got the cutest framed Christmas ornament. This is such a simple craft yet yields an ornament that will create smiles for years to come.

Light String Decorations


Add a little extra flair with these cup string lights. Multi-colored, flashing, sync'd with music, feel free to get as wild as you want!

Holiday Prize Wall Game


The cutest, but more important... easiest, Christmas game for kids and adults alike. Such a fun way to give out some gifts to family or guests. Tree-shaped, present shaped, advent calendar shaped, ornament shaped, you've got all kinds of shape options.

Cupcake Gift Holders


Need a convenient way to give out you're latest beautiful baking creation? Or just making gifts with cupcakes from the store? Grab a SOLO 9oz Clear Cup to create the perfect base for your gift. 

STEM Project - Erupting Volcano

Erupting volcanos are a science classic. But sometimes you don't have modeling clay just lying around. Repurpose a SOLO 18oz Party Cup for a simple science volcano set-up.

STEM Game - Marble Madness

One of our trickier creations. Takes a bit of work but the result is so satisfying. Make this DIY marble run with SOLO Paper Plates and Cups.

STEM Project - Flower Color Experiment

This color changing flowers experiment is a great visual STEM activity. Let SOLO Clear Cups show off the change in real-time.

STEM Game - Solve and Stack


Solve the problem and you get to add a cup to the stack. Complete the pyramid and you win. This one is a classroom classic.  

STEM Project - Diy Anemometer

A pencil and some SOLO Paper Paper Plates and Cups are all you need to create a simple DIY anemometer. Great way to introduce the concept of wind speed to young students.

STEM Project - Chain Reaction

Demonstrate the concept of chain reactions to students using just popsicle sticks and SOLO Cups

STEM Vocab Targets


Have kids who love Nerf? Use this knockdown game to keep learning interesting. Vocab, math, etc. there are so many use cases.

STEM Project - Storm in a Cup


Use SOLO Clear Cups to demonstrate the concept of cloud and storm formation.

Workout Accessories

SOLO Cups are a super convenient way to add some variety to your workout. 

DIY Marshmallow Launcher


Get a bit silly and create marshmallow launchers with SOLO Cups and balloons.  

Art Supplies Organizer

Art Supplies Organization

Repurpose SOLO Cups as easy storage for your art supplies.

Musical Contraption

Absolutely one of the most creative uses for SOLO Cups we have ever scene. This is a must watch. Incredible. 

diy led Cup Night Lights


Cut a pattern in the side of a SOLO Cup and drop in an LED tea light. Kids will love seeing all the different patterns on the wall.

DIY Shark Craft

DIY Shark Craft

Jaw-some craft for all the shark fans out there. 

DIY Ladybug Craft


Adorable ladybug cups can be created with just a few black stickers.

DIY Turkey Craft

DIY Turkey Craft

These turkey craft cups can also double as cute placeholders for your guests.

DIY Penguin Craft


Waddle you doing today? Making penguin crafts with the kids is a pretty good answer. 

DIY Easter Bunny Masks

Draw the faces on these bunny masks if you're looking for easy creation. Use scissors to cut out the eyes and mouth to take it to the next level. 

DIY Rocket Craft

DIY rocket craft

Gather some scrap paper, ribbons and glue to create this SOLO Cup rocket ship craft.

Creative Ice Cube Molds


SOLO 9oz Party Cups double as perfect ice cube molds for punch or sangria. 

Drawer Organizers


Organize your drawers with SOLO 9oz Clear Cups. They provide the perfect height and visibility to create easy to navigate compartments for any drawer. 

Diy Flower Bouquet


Flower bouquets are a creative spring craft to consider. Just be mindful of the sharp edges. 

Superhero Mask Crafts

Superhero mask crafts

Calling all superheroes! These DIY masks will help you save the day.

Cup Bowling


Grab a ball or puck and they'll go SOLO Cup bowling for hours. 

Crazy Face Cups


Combine SOLO Clear Cups and SOLO Party Cups to create this fun choose-your-face activity. 

Flip Cup Tic-Tac-Toe

Set-up a grid and watch as each person who completes a cup flip gets to place it on the tic-tac-toe board. Great for an icebreaker or team building game.

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