50+ Egg Carton Crafts For Kids

50+ egg carton arts & crafts activities for kids - holidays, animals, flowers & more

I hope that everybody had a Happy Easter. If you are anything like us, you probably filled your children’s Easter baskets and your faces, maybe had an Easter egg hunt or two & colored a whole lot of Easter eggs with the kids. With all of the eggs being made over the holidays, you were probably left with quite a few empty egg cartons. But, don’t toss out those old cartons just yet. Take a look at our list of creative craft ideas for the kids.

Animal Crafts

Egg Carton Animal Crafts For Kids

1. Egg Carton Super Bees from Nemcsok Farms

2. Egg Carton Jellyfish from The Pinterested Parent

3. Egg Carton Rabbit from Tot Schooling

4. Turtle Craft from Capri+ 3

5. Egg Carton Kermit the Frog from The Pinterested Parent

6. Egg Carton Butterfly from Craftulate

7. Chicken Egg Cups from Red Ted Art

8. Egg Carton Peacock from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Monkey from The Pinterested Parent

Flower Creations

Egg Carton Flower Crafts For Kids (2)

1. Egg Carton Flowers with K Cups from Artsy Momma

2. Parts of A Plant from School Time Snippets

3. Egg Carton Daffodils from Nemcsok Farms

4. Recycled Spring Flowers from Teach Me Mommy

5. Simple Egg Carton Flowers from The Pinterested Parent

6. Sunflower Egg Carton Crafts from Buggy And Buddy

7. Egg Carton Rose from Danya Banya

8. Connecticut Mountain Laurel from Playground Parkbench

9. Recycled Egg Carton Flower from Capri+ 3

10. Egg Carton Bluebells from Buggy And Buddy

Crafts For The Holidays

Egg Carton Holiday Crafts For Kids

1. Egg Carton Nativity Scene from Michele Made Me

2. Egg Carton Jack-O-Lantern from The Pinterested Parent

3. Egg Carton Jingle Bells from Powerful Mothering

4. Egg Carton St. Patrick’s Clover from The Pinterested Parent

5. Egg Carton Easter Cross from Teach Me Mommy

6. Mini Easter Baskets from Kid’s Craft Room

7. Egg Carton Easter Bunnies from Sunshine Whispers

8. Egg Carton Christmas Ornaments from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Christmas Tree from I Heart Arts And Crafts

10. Earth Day Tree from Glued To My Crafts Blog

11. Harvesting in the Carrot Patch from Powerful Mothering

12. Egg Carton Candy Cane from Meaningful Mama

13. Egg Carton Flag from The Typical Mom

Play Worlds

Egg Carton Play Worlds For Kids

1. Five Little Ducks Egg Carton Craft from Messy Little Monster

2. Egg Carton Treasure Chest Craft from Red Ted Art

3. Frozen Egg Box Snow World from In The Playroom

4. Miffy in the Garden Small World from Crafts On Sea

5. Egg Carton Treasure Chest From Messy Little Monster

Egg Carton Activities

Egg Carton Activity Crafts For Kids

1. Paint & Stack Dr. Seuss Hat from The Pinterested Parent

2. Yertle the Turtle Stacking  from There’s Just One Mommy

3. Egg Carton Color Sort from Powerful Mothering

4. Egg Carton Sculptures from There’s Just One Mommy

5. Racing Eggs from Best Toys For Toddlers

All The Rest Of It

Egg Carton Crafts For Kids

1. Eye Masks from The Pinterested Parent

2. Egg Carton Fire Truck from The Craft Train

3. Tea Cup Cards from In The Playroom

4. Egg Carton Ice Cream Cones from In The Playroom

5. Egg Carton Boats from Life At The Zoo

6. Egg Carton Fairy Shoes From Zing Zing Tree

7. Eye Glasses Egg Carton Craft from Sunshine Whispers

8. Egg Carton Strawberries from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Mini Copter from The Craft Train

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Snowflake Crafts For Kids

Hand Print Snowflake Craft - Winter & Christmas kid's crafts.
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A funny thing happened the other day. A group of my friends were talking about the winter & things to do with our kids. We began talking about cutting paper snowflakes. I had said that it had been so long since I had last made one that I was not quite sure if I even remembered how to. This conversation sparked us to all attempt to make snowflakes with some funny results. We were all out of practice & went through sheet after sheet of paper until we finally figured it out. This crafting adventure with the grown ups led to a couple of fun snowflake crafts at home.

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Stained Glass Jack-O-Lantern

Stained Glass Pumpkin With Sharpies & markers.

We were given a few small pumpkins yesterday. Last night, after a rather long & exhausting day, my family all fell asleep early. I was a little bored & was antsy to do something with my hands. I grabbed one of the mini pumpkins, some Sharpies & regular markers and decided I was going to make a stained glass Jack-o-lantern.

I sat on my chair & a half and watched ‘Identity Thief’ with the pumpkin & and markers on my lap.

I drew on the Jack-o-lantern’s face.


I drew random shapes around the Jack-o-lantern’s face.


I used my daughters markers to color in the shapes. Different colored Sharpies would work best, but we didn’t have any so we just used Crayola markers.


This didn’t take me very long to make & I thought that it came out pretty cute. This is what a bored mama does on a Saturday night.

Stained Glass Pumpkin With Sharpies & markers.

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Snail Crafts

Paper bowl & plate snail craft for kids - great spring craft


Slow & steady wins the race.

We had a fun & busy weekend. It was my husband’s weekend off so we were able to enjoy one of our rare family weekends together. We took Mai to an animal fair that was in town for a few days. Mai dressed the part to go play with the farm animals.



She ran from animal to animal & was overjoyed about all of the rides & other activities that the fair had to offer. She had a ton of fun, but wore out mommy & daddy. After a few hours we returned home. Still wired from her fun day, her energy did not wane. Unfortunately for her, mommy’s did. We played super heroes for an hour, but then my super powers started to fail. It was time to slow things down a bit. Quiet time in our house is a great time for crafts.

Egg Carton Snails

What you will need:

Empty clean egg carton


Pipe cleaners



Googly eyes



Cut your egg carton into individual cups.

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Have your child paint the cups in colors of their choice. Let dry.IMG_9115

With a marker, draw a spiral on the side of the egg carton cup.IMG_9117

Twist & bend a pipe cleaner to form a pointy tail on one end & a head with antennae of the other.IMG_9123

Glue the pipe cleaners in place under the cup. Add googly eyes to the antennae.IMG_9131

Egg carton snail craft for the spring - cute crafts for kids


Paper Bowl Snail

What you will need:

Paper bowls


Construction paper

Pipe Cleaners



Googly eyes



Let your child paint the bowl however they like. Let it dry.


Cut out a shape for the snail body & glue it underneath.


With a marker, draw a spiral in the middle of the bowl. Add pipe cleaners to the top of the head & googly eyes for the face.



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Easy DIY Personalized Ornament


This weekend was filled with Christmas parties & breakfasts with Santa. We were on the move all weekend long trying to make sure that the big guy knew that Mai really wanted that train set for Christmas.

The parties had a ton of great activities and projects for the kids to do and as we all know my daughter loves her projects. There was a cookie making station that Mai took full advantage of. They had assorted sugar & gingerbread cookies for decorating along with colored icing and assorted candies & sugars.


There was also a watercolor station, a sticker station & an ornament making one. The crafts just kept coming. My artsy little girl was in her glory. She brought home several cookies, a few new crafts & a new dolly from Santa. The ornament making reminded me that I had bought a couple of cheap clear plastic Christmas balls at the beginning of the season. I had completely forgotten about them. We kept our craft momentum going when we got home with our quick & easy personalized ornament.

What you will need:

Clear plastic Christmas bulb ornament

A black sharpie

Kid’s paint (We use Crayola’s water based non-toxic paint)


With a sharpie draw on the name of the person you are making the ornament for. We made two, one for Mai & one for her Nana.


After you write in the name, draw random lines & closed shapes all over the whole rest of the ornament.


Paint each shape in a different color. Mai chose to just mix her colors for her ornament for her Nana because “Nana likes a rainbow.”

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Let the paint dry & hang your ornaments on your tree & admire. I touched up the Sharpie lines on Mai’s Nana ornament after it dried.

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Dixie Cup Angels


We had our first big snowfall of the year.  I thought Mai would be overjoyed when she woke up & saw the ground covered in powdery white. She was, but when I tried to get her in her snow suit to go outside, the protests did not stop. She put on her furry boots & headed for the front door in her diaper. Of course, this was not going to happen. We did not make it out of the house that day. She refused to wear her snowsuit because she insisted that it was plastic. Where does she come up with this stuff?

The next day however, Nana got her to finally don her snowsuit & brave it out into the snow. My little angel made her first snow angel. I love angels. I believe in them. Tonight my little snow angel & I made our own.


Dixie Cup Angels

What you will need:

Dixie cups (3oz) – 2 cups for each angel -white works best (I couldn’t find any so we painted ours)

White acrylic Paint

White cupcake liner

Elmer’s Glue

White foam sheet or construction paper

White pipe cleaner

White yarn



Poke a hole in the top of a Dixie cup with a toothpick. Use this as the top cup.


Paint 2 Dixie cups in white paint & let dry. Like I said white cups would work best, but I could not find the 30z cups in plain white.


Once dry, line the edge of a cupcake liner with glue.

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Glue the liner over one cup right side up.


Line the rim of the second cup with glue.


Press the cup upside down over the first cup & cupcake liner.


Draw & cut out a set of angel wings. We like to use foam because it doesn’t rip or wrinkle, but you can use paper too.

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Glue the wings to the cups as shown. Lay your project down to put weight on the wings. Let dry.

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Loop 6″ long yarn strands around 10 times. Glue to the top of the upside cup.IMG_7517 IMG_7519

Draw on your face & loop a pipe cleaner to form a halo & insert into the hole on the top cup.