These 7 Egg Carton Crafts aren't just for Easter!These Unique Craft Ideas with Egg Cartons make Great Pinterest pins and will keep the kids busy too.
Easter is coming and we expect you will have lots of extra egg cartons to recycle. We won't! We have ducks and chickens and we are always in need of new egg cartons. I decided to spare just one and make some fun preschool Easter crafts with egg cartons. I also took a tour around the Kid Blogger Network and Pinterest and found a few more things to do with egg cartons. Enjoy!
|Egg Carton Fairy Lights from Red Ted Art blog.|
These egg carton crafts can be made year round to help recycle all those pesky cartons. They just beg to be used up, just like the drink carriers at fast food restaurants.
|Egg carton craft for Halloween.|
- Are you looking for a truly unique, Easter art project for your classroom? This one from Unicorn Hat Party blog artsy enough for older elementary school kids and easy enough for preschoolers.
|Egg Carton Art Project for Kids.|
- How about an Egg Carton Pirate Ship craft? This one from Craft Project Ideas blog is fairly easy, little ones might need some help, but make two and you can have a race in the bathtub! If your bathtub isn't easy to navigate a baby pool or a wallpaper tub make a perfect ocean for your creation.
|Egg Carton Pirate Ship Craft for Kids from Craft Project Ideas blog.|
- Here at Kids Creative Chaos, we've got some of our own egg carton crafts or things to do with egg cartons too. How about making a mini-garden for your kitchen window?
|Egg carton gardening with kids.|
- We also made mini-masks, maybe you could try it on your cat like we did with our mini-chef hat? Perhaps, you could tape it to a popsicle stick or wooden craft stick and call it a puppet, or a little mask for your face?
|Egg Carton Mask - just add a craft stick.|
- Then we made cute bunnies from egg cartons. They aren't very original (though I thought they were when I started making them), but they are an easy, cute Easter craft to make with preschoolers.
|Egg Carton Bunny Craft for Kids.|
|Egg Carton Bunny back, we used scraps, but you could add a cottonball tail.|
|Mayhem's egg carton "Rainbow" bunny. He lost an ear, poor thing.|
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