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Egg Carton Critters

Recycle those old egg cartons into fun critters. There is no wrong way to make these wacky guys.

Supplies

Paper egg carton
Acrylic paint and brushes
Craft glue
Assorted embellishments - googly eyes, beads, buttons, pipe cleaners, glitter glue

Instructions

Check the picture below of the egg carton used for these critters.

It has large "towers" in the center that protect the eggs. This design is found in cartons that sell 18 eggs or more. If you don't have this in your carton you can still make the short alien above and make your own legs from craft sticks.

Note: Adult assistance may be needed to cut the egg carton. This one is pressed and molded paper and very thick.

 
For the aliens with the legs, you will use the center cups. Cut out the cup including the sides of the towers as the "legs." In the picture below, I colored in the area that you are cutting out.

This craft reprinted courtesy of KidsCraftyCreations.com.

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More Boys Crafts, PreSchool Crafts, Recycled Egg Carton

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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