Making wire sculptures is a great way to reuse leftover electrical wire. (We also had bendy balloons in the Children’s Department on the same day.) You can have the teens think of their favorite animals, but they will probably not need any help thinking about what to make. If you are very careful, you can strip the outer layer off of the electrical wire to reveal the copper color. I also supplemented my electrical wire supply with a thick, easily bendable wire. Materials: wire, needle-nose pliers, wire cutters, and imagination.