There are so many simple materials from around the house that can be used to create crafts! These egg carton craft projects are fun to make for kids of all ages. And because you’re reusing egg cartons, most of these are very inexpensive to make.
Save those egg cartons. You may be surprised what you can make from them from organizers to flowers, trains, and more! Choose your favorites and spend a fun afternoon making some adorable egg carton crafts.
Check out these fun kids’ book crafts too!
Egg Carton Craft Projects
This is such a simple idea but it’s a really useful one. Organize things in your desk (or how about makeup in your bathroom?) with a easy, but pretty update to a basic egg carton.
Fairy tale fans are going to love making their very own dragon. This makes a great follow-up to any book that includes dragons.
Make poppies for Remembrance Day or change the colors to make other kinds of flower.
Look at these adorable little turtles! Your kids could make a whole family of them!
Add these to an indoor fairy or gnome village.
No worries about getting stung by these bees! They’re simply adorable.
Here’s another take on the egg carton flowers. This one would look lovely in nearly every room.
Your train-loving kids are going to have so much fun creating their own cardboard train. With the open parts of the egg carton, they could even add Lego Mini Figs or other small toys to ride along.
Egg cartons and some dollar store craft supplies are all you need to make these super cute snails.
The kids will have such fun making these little ice cream cones. Add a string to them and hang them in a window or use them as Christmas ornaments.
Egg carton cups stacked together make the perfect mermaid tails!
Now you can have your own sunflower garden – even inside!
These are SO cute! We love Horton Hears a Who and this is such a great craft to go along with it. Or use it for Dr. Seuss Day!
The egg carton caterpillar is a classic! And no wonder – it’s adorable.
3-2-1 blast off! It’s launch day with your own egg carton rocket.
How sweet are these little whales?
Or maybe you’d prefer these precious little goldfish instead!
The perfect Thanksgiving craft!
Make apples and apple cores easily with painted egg cartons. This would be a great back-to-school, fall, or Very Hungry Caterpillar craft (see the caterpillar above to add to this!).
Make some fun little ladybugs with simple materials from around the house and at the dollar store. You can even add a small ball or marble underneath so they can move about.
How fun would this be for Easter? Let the kids make their own little chicks – they could even put wrapped candies inside each one.
Watch the kids display their personalities through these amazing egg carton portraits. This would be a fun display in a classroom.
Turn the flowers into a garland you can hang in windows, doorways, from a mantel, or anyplace you’d like to add some color!
We know so many little dinosaur fans who would just love this hat. Make some and hear the little dinosaurs roar!
Have you ever seen such adorable aliens as these?
Taking a trip to the beach? This is a great follow-up craft for displaying your favorite beach treasures.
After the rain comes the rainbow. Can’t find one? Make your own!
This is a great way to use those adorable little egg carton flowers. Make a pretty spring wreath to adorn the front door.