Egg carton snake

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Snake | Posted on 06-02-2013 | 9,124 views

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Chinese New Year is approaching fast and we are ready to welcome the year of the Snake. Let’s make a snake out of egg cartons today.
egg carton snake

 

Just cut the egg cartons into individual cups and paint green.

Paste googly eyes and tongue (cut out of felt or angpow wrapper).

Paste dots on the body.

Punch a hole and tie a string through the egg carton cups.

The snake is done!

Happy Chinese New Year to all! πŸ™‚

Egg Carton Flowers

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Egg Carton | Posted on 02-09-2011 | 4,100 views

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Victoria of Reuse Crafts shared with us this beautiful egg carton flowers craft.

Egg Carton Flowers

Thank you Victoria for the wonderful idea. Click here to check out Victoria’s entry.

You too can share your art and craft work with us. Just click here to submit. Thank you :D

Egg carton Heart

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Shapes | Posted on 09-05-2011 | 8,505 views

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Remember we did egg carton grapes sometime ago? Well, today we are going to do something similar, today we are making egg carton heart πŸ™‚

Egg carton heart

You’ll need 12 egg carton cups

Paint them red

It’s so much easier to paint if you place them on an egg carton πŸ™‚

Arrange them into a heart shape and glue them in place

A lovely egg carton heart shape πŸ™‚

TP Roll Egg Carton Alligator

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Alligator, Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Toilet Paper Roll | Posted on 22-04-2011 | 18,383 views

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Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the stream..
If you see a crocodile,
Don’t forget to SCREAM! πŸ˜€

Alligator or crocodile.. call it what you want as we are making one today πŸ™‚

Egg carton alligator

Glue 3 toilet paper rolls together or you may just use kitchen roll.

Glue the egg carton on it and let dry.

Paint the alligator green

Paint the eyes white

Paint the eyeball black. Paste the legs and teeth and the alligator is done πŸ™‚

Egg carton Bee

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Bee, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Insect crafts | Posted on 12-04-2011 | 11,185 views

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We did an egg carton bee today πŸ˜€

Egg carton bee

Paint the egg carton yellow

Paint stripes on it

Glue wings onto the bee

Bend a pipe cleaner (chenille stick) and glue on the head

Paste the eyes and the bee is done πŸ™‚

Egg Carton Elephant

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Elephant | Posted on 14-03-2011 | 12,364 views

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It has been sometime since we last did an egg carton craft. Today, let’s make an elephant! πŸ˜€

Egg Carton Elephant

You’ll need a head with huge ears and a body with legs.

Cut them out

Paint it whatever colour you like πŸ™‚

Paint the ears and eyes and your elephant is done πŸ™‚

 

Egg Carton Sail Boat

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Corrugated Paper, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Vehicle | Posted on 24-01-2011 | 10,242 views

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Let’s go sailing today πŸ™‚

Egg carton sail boat

We’ll need some colored corrugated papers, egg carton and wooden sticks

Draw a triangle on a drawing board and paint on both sides

Once dry, cut and paste on a wooden stick

Use a single hole punch and punch a hole in the middle of the egg carton

Paste corrugated paper to cover the egg carton

Place the wooden stick with the sail in the hole and sit two eggs in your sail boat πŸ™‚

We are ready to sail πŸ˜€

Toilet Roll Plane

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Toilet Paper Roll, Vehicle | Posted on 20-12-2010 | 26,306 views

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It’s a bird…. It’s a plane.. Yeah… It’s a PLANE! πŸ˜€

Toilet roll airplane

Glue egg carton and toilet roll together

Paint the toilet roll

Let them dry

Paint windows on the plane. Use hairdryer to expedite the drying process. Read more about it here.

Use colored craft foams as the wings and deco

The plane is ready to fly πŸ™‚

The kids and their planes πŸ˜€

Egg Carton Bat

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Bat, Craft from Recycled Materials, Egg Carton, Festive Crafts, Halloween | Posted on 11-10-2010 | 8,186 views

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This bat will make a great addition to your Halloween decor πŸ˜€

Egg carton bat

You’ll need to cut the egg carton as shown above.

Paint it black. Add eyes and draw fangs.

Put a thread through it and hang. Happy Halloween πŸ˜€

Egg Carton Pig

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Pig | Posted on 14-09-2010 | 12,112 views

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Oink! Oink!

Egg carton pig

You’ll need two cups of from the egg carton

Glue them together

Hold them together so that they stick nicely on each other

Paint it pink

Use pink craft foams to decorate the pig and you are done πŸ™‚

Egg carton spider

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Halloween, Pipe Cleaner | Posted on 03-09-2010 | 12,876 views

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Incy Wincy spider climbed up the spout
Down came the rain and washed the spider out
Out came the sun and dried up all the rain
So Incy Wincy spider went up the spout again!

Egg carton spider

Paint the egg carton black

Paste a couple of eyes

Use a black pipe cleaner for the legs

Put a thread through it and you’ll have dangling spiders! πŸ˜€

Cool! πŸ™‚

Egg Carton Ant

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Ant, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Insect crafts, Pipe Cleaner | Posted on 19-08-2010 | 13,851 views

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Let’s make a giANT today πŸ˜› Told you not to throw those egg cartons away. They can come pretty handy for crafts πŸ™‚

Egg carton ant

Cut an egg carton

Paint it black or red

Paste the eyes and pipe cleaners as the legs

The GIANT ant is done πŸ˜€

Egg Carton Cat

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Cat, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Felt, Festive Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Halloween | Posted on 26-07-2010 | 27,880 views

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Our crafts are going green so don’t throw your egg carton away. Let’s make a cool cat today πŸ™‚

Egg carton cat

Cut the egg carton individually as shown in the picture above.

Glue them together and paint.

Let dry

Paint your fingertip white and stamp as the eyes

Cut two triangles from felt and paste as the ears

Decorate the cat as you wish

The egg carton cat is ready. Meow πŸ˜€

Easter Egg Basket

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Easter, Festive Crafts, Party Craft, Pipe Cleaner, Rabbit, Rooster | Posted on 31-03-2010 | 26,513 views

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Remember the Happy Family Chicken Eggs we just did? Remember the Easter Egg Bunny? All we need to do now is make a basket to keep them nicely together πŸ™‚

Easter Egg Basket. The Happy Chicken Family and their friend, the Easter Bunny πŸ™‚

Cut an empty egg carton. We'll need only four 'nests'.

Trim the sides and paste double-sided tape. Stick a strip of crepe paper all around it.

In case you're wondering how to prepare the crepe paper, just cut a strip and fold. Then trim one end so that it's a little bit rounded.

Use a hole punch and punch a hole each on both sides of the basket. Put a pipe cleaner through it and twist to secure. The Easter Egg Basket is done πŸ™‚

Egg Carton Penguin (Fridge magnet)

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Fridge Magnets, Penguin | Posted on 17-08-2009 | 16,757 views

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I’m sure we all have egg cartons ‘scattered’ in our house from time to time. Let’s see what we can do with those cartons.

I think we can do a cute penguin out of it…
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Paint the egg carton white

Paint the egg carton white

Cut a strip of black craft foam and wrap it around the painted carton. You'll need two.

Cut a strip of black craft foam and wrap it around the painted carton. You'll need two.

Use a stapler to stapel them together

Use a stapler to stapel them together

Trim off the excess carton

Trim off the excess carton

Add the wings of the penguin

Add the wings of the penguin

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Decorate the penguin with googly eyes, orange craft foam as the beak, yellow craft foam as the feet and tie a ribbon around it’s neck as a scarf. Give it an ear muff for maximum coolness effect! You may want to glue a magnet at the back of it and it can be a cute fridge magnet!