Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.
Upcycle Egg Cartons Into Exciting Crafts for Kids!
You will love making egg carton crafts when you see how many wonderful items can be made using them. Make projects for all holidays and seasons, from Halloween and Christmas to spring and winter. Many of these ideas are suitable for preschool-aged or older children.
Go to the Meaningful Mama site for the cute and crafty snowman tutorial.
1. Egg Carton Fairies
These have got to be about the cutest little fairies that the kids can make for their fairy gardens. I'll be sure to show this project to my little granddaughters. I know they will love making these fairies!
2. Egg Carton Owls
Preschoolers and kindergarten kids will love making this egg carton owl. The pieces are large enough for them to comfortably hold and paint their project.
3. Beautiful Egg Carton Flowers
You can make these beautiful egg carton flowers for Mother's Day or for a teacher's appreciation gift.
4. Egg Cup Train Cars
It never fails to amaze me what crafters will imagine and make. This little train is an example of the ingenuity of crafters.
5. Bumble Bees and Giant Ants
What fun the kids will have making these bumble bees and giant ants using egg cartons.
6. Egg Carton Bunny
Notice this cute little bunny's eyes and the happy smile on his face. It's a simple project and yields adorable results.
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7. Apple With a Worm
Talk about a good deal—with this apple project, you also get a worm! Make this for your teacher, and she'll love the thoughtful gesture.
8. Chinese Dragons
Make these Chinese dragons to celebrate Chinese New Year. The directions for making this egg carton project can be found at Happiness Is Homemade.
Imagine how your little princess or prince will love making and wearing a colorful tiara like this. It's so inexpensive and easy to make.
10. Panda Bear
Make this simple and easy panda bear. You can even use a shoebox to create a little diorama for a school report!
These tulips are a great project for kids and for seniors. The finished bouquet makes a great gift, and the recipient will be so pleased to display it.
12. Butterfly Garland
Make a beautiful butterfly garland using egg carton cups by following the instructions given at I Heart Arts 'n Crafts.
13. Egg Carton Wreath
This is such a beautiful spring-inspired wreath! You can find the directions at Kid Made Modern and make one for your home.
14. Cherry Blossom Branch
Wouldn't a few of these branches look nice in a tall vase? You can find the tutorial for making the cherry blossom branches at Crafts By Amanda.
15. Christmas Elves
These little Christmas elves are just too cute for words. The kids will love making these out of egg cartons.