Monday, April 7, 2014

Easter DIY Crafts Eco Egg Carton Ideas 10 Fun Things to Make With Kids


If you're planning on dyeing lots of colored eggs for Easter this year, chances are you are going to end up with a surplus of empty egg cartons at home. Why not turn those boxes that you might otherwise just toss in the recycle bin into a fun craft? Something fun that you and your child can have fun making while you enjoy some quality time together?

10 Beautiful & Easy Egg Carton Crafts to Inspire You, All With Free Directions

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From P&G Everyday comes this adorable group of spring creatures. Just add some paint and a few odds and ends and you'll have  an Easter Bunny, Chick & Caterpillar How To

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These adorable Egg Carton Spiders from Celebrate with Hershey's were intended for Halloween but if you have a kid who loves creepy crawlers, why not make them together for Easter? How To

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It's Spring and time to plant so creating an Egg Carton Garden planter like this one from Spoonful would likely be a lot of fun for you and your little one. How To

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Also from Spoonful are these sweet and bright Fancy Feathered Friends Easter Chicks. Add a plastic egg, some colorful feathers and paint and encourage your child's creativity to soar. How To

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Here's a green, living version of a favorite Springtime insect, a Grass Seed Caterpillar from DLTK's Crafts for Kids. This is so easy to make and the grass grows quickly, plus it will likely last way past Easter. How To

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From the British site MissieLizzie - Me and My Shadow comes a very delicate English-looking Faux Daffodil Bouquet made with, you guessed it, cut up egg cartons. So colorful and cheery, this would make a great Easter centerpiece or even a thoughtful Spring teacher's gift, too. How To

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You know who always is a great resource for kids' crafts? -- loads of whimsical art projects like this Recycled Egg Carton Wreath that would look beautiful on your front door or as a wall decoration in your dining room for Easter dinner. How To

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I just love these Mini Egg Carton Easter Baskets by Michelle at SassyDealz, don't you? Think of all the different ways you might use these. Just a few ideas... placecards at the dinner table, a candy dish as part of each place setting, or even making a whole bunch of these for your child to bring to school for the entire class. How To

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What an entertaining way to serve snacks to your child and their friends or you might even use this Egg Carton Serving Plate for presenting small appetizers like nuts, candy and tiny fruits for both kids and adults. Very creative and E-A-S-Y this idea was originated by the Gluesticksblog. How To

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This sweet Miniature Doll Easter Basket idea showcased on the blog Happier Than A Pig in Mud would be lovely for a little girl to make for her Barbie or similar-sized doll or these could be made in multiples and used to decorate your daughters room for the upcoming holiday by hanging them from the ceiling with some fishing line. How To

Other MBE Posts You'll Likely Enjoy
Eco-friendly Easter Crafts
10 Best Easy Crafts for Spring & Easter
Spring Easter Crafts & Cooking Ideas

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