26 Recycled Egg Carton Art Projects for Kids

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    Egg Carton Crafts for Kids

    egg carton ladybug
    One Little Project

    Save all of your egg cartons and instead of throwing them away, recycle them to use for one or more of these egg carton kids' crafts. You'll need a few other craft supplies to complete these projects. They are all super simple and so much fun to make with your children!

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    Spring Chicks Egg Carton Craft

    spring chicks egg carton craft
    Typically Simple

    Spring into the season with this egg carton chick craft. Aren't these chicks so adorable?

    Spring Chicks Egg Carton Craft from Typically Simple.

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    Egg Carton Flower Craft

    Egg Carton Flower Craft
    Where Imagination Grows

    For a fun springtime project, try this egg carton flower craft! This is a fun way to create 3D art out of something you'd normally toss in the trash.

    Egg Carton Flower Craft from The Spruce.

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    Egg Carton Crab Craft

    egg carton crab craft for kids
    Megan Graney

    Use red pipe cleaners for legs on this egg carton crab. Add some googly eyes and you've got one silly ocean crab. 

    Egg Carton Crab Craft from The Spruce.

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    Easy Egg Carton Ladybug

    egg carton ladybug
    One Little Project

    You can use egg cartons to create the perfect little ladybugs. Paint them red and add black spots for the body, and add pipe cleaner antennas and googly eyes for the head.

    Easy Egg Carton Ladybug from One Little Project.

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    Egg Carton Dinosaurs

    egg carton dinosaurs
    Kid Things

    Add pipe cleaners to the top of egg cartons to make these bright and friendly dinosaurs. 

    Egg Carton Dinosaurs from Kid Things.

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    Bumble Bee Craft for Kids

    bumble bee craft for kids
    Crafty Morning

    Bzzzzz! You don't have to worry about getting stung by these bees.

    Bumble Bee Craft for Kids from Crafty Morning.

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    Egg Carton Snail Craft

    Egg Carton snail craft
    The Spruce

    The googly eyes on these egg carton snails are hilarious! Your kids can have fun using different colors to paint their shells.

    Egg Carton Snail Craft from The Spruce.

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    Carton Ocean Craft

    ocean in an egg carton
    The Imagination Tree

    Make a beautiful ocean scene inside of an egg carton. Add shells, glitter, paint, and other craft supplies to help create the perfect little underwater scene.

    Carton Ocean Craft from The Imagination Tree.

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    Egg Carton Tree

    egg carton tree
    Glued To My Crafts

    This is such a great craft to do for Earth Day! Teach your kids about the importance of recycling while recycling the very craft supply needed for this craft.

    Egg Carton Tree from Glued To My Crafts.

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    Mayflower Boat Egg Carton Craft

    boat egg carton craft
    Woo! Jr. Kids' Activities

    Incorporate a little American history with this Mayflower boat egg carton craft. It's easy and educational! 

    Mayflower Boat Egg Carton Craft from Woo! Jr. Kids Activities.

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    Egg Carton Ice Cream Cones

    egg carton ice cream cones
    In The Playroom

    It doesn't get much sweeter than these egg carton ice cream cones. Bright colors and "sprinkles" add a little whimsy.

    Egg Carton Ice Cream Cones from In The Playroom.

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    Turtle Recycled Kids Craft

    egg carton turtle
    Emma Owl

    Make an entire family of green turtles with this egg carton craft. Use green pom poms for the heads and paper for the legs. 

    Turtle Recycled Kids Craft from Emma Owl.

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    Flying Egg Carton Helicopter

    egg carton helicopter
    How We Learn

    This awesome egg carton helicopter really flies! How cool is that? Check out this project to find out more.

    Flying Egg Carton Helicopter from How We Learn.

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    Egg Carton Dragon Craft

    egg carton dragon
    I Heart Crafty Things

    This egg carton dragon is so bright and colorful! Your kids will love using this dragon for play time. 

    Egg Carton Dragon Craft from I Heart Crafty Things.

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    Egg Carton Flower Magnets

    egg carton flower magnets

    Make and display these flower magnets on your fridge for spring. Kids can gift them to grandparents for a fun little treat. 

    Egg Carton Flower Magnets from Twitchetts

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    Paint & Stack Dr. Suess Egg Carton

    stackable egg carton
    The Pinterested Parent

    Dr. Seuss crafts are super fun. This stackable egg carton hat turns out really adorable. Kids will love painting and stacking all of the egg cartons for this project. 

    Paint & Stack Dr. Suess Egg Carton from The Pinterested Parent.

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    Egg Carton Train

    egg carton train
    The Craft Train

    This egg carton train will provide hours of fun for your little ones. They can put toys in the egg carton train "seats" and drive them around the house. 

    Egg Carton Train from The Craft Train.

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    Egg Carton Fairy Houses

    egg carton fairy houses
    Creative Family Fun

    Fairies will love these little houses your kids make for them. This craft allows them to really get creative with different colors and designs. 

    Egg Carton Fairy Houses from Creative Family Fun.

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    Egg Carton Jellyfish

    egg carton jellyfish
    All Free Kids Crafts

    These egg carton jellyfish are so creative. The tentacles are made out of different colored pony beads. 

    Egg Carton Jellyfish from All Free Kids Crafts.

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    Egg Carton Snowman Craft

    egg carton snowman craft
    I Heart Arts N Crafts

    Celebrate the winter season with this egg carton snowman craft. We love their little ear muffs made from pipe cleaners and pom poms. 

    Egg Carton Snowman Craft from I Heart Arts N Crafts.

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    Egg Carton Spider Craft

    egg carton spider craft
    Kid Friendly Things to Do

    These creepy crawlers are made from egg cartons that are painted black, but there is nothing scary about these cute and crafty spiders. 

    Egg Carton Spider Craft from Kid Friendly Things To Do.  

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    Carton Goggles

    egg carton goggles

    Your kiddos will have so much fun crafting these egg carton goggles and wearing them for play time. They'll make a wonderful addition to your kids' costume bin. 

     Carton Goggles from Education.com.

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    Egg Carton Colour Sorting

    egg carton color sort
    The Imagination Tree

    Your preschoolers can practice their colors by using this egg carton color sorting activity. 

    Egg Carton Colour Sorting from The Imagination Tree.

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    Egg Carton Turkeys Craft

    Egg Carton Turkeys
    Living Well Mom

    Craft these egg carton turkeys for Thanksgiving or any time of the year. We love this colorful craft!

    Egg Carton Turkeys Craft from Living Well Mom.

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    DIY Bird Feeder

    diy birdfeeder
    Ginger Snap Craft

    Recycle an old egg carton to hold birdseed for this DIY bird feeder. Hang it somewhere in your yard to give birds a place to snack. 

    DIY Birdfeeder from Ginger Snap Craft

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    Egg Carton Dinosaur Hat

    egg carton dinosaur craft
    Craft Morning

    Your kids can pretend they are big scary dinosaurs with this DIY egg carton hat. It's simpler than it looks and doesn't take much time to make. 

    Egg Carton Dinosaur Hat from Craft Morning.