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Egg Carton Cross

Save your cartons after coloring your eggs and show the kids how to make a pretty Egg Carton Cross. Egg carton crafts are great for teaching children about recycling and make a wonderful craft material.

Trivia: The egg carton was invented in 1911 by newspaper editor Joseph Coyle of Smithers, British Columbia, to solve a dispute between a local farmer and hotel owner in Aldermere in British Columbia, over the farmer’s eggs often being delivered broken.


Egg Carton
Tacky Glue
Silk Flowers


Cut egg carton into a section of six cups and a section of five cups. Glue the middle cup of the five-section piece inside the second cut of the other piece to form a cross shape.

Wrap the cross with lace or fabric strips. Decorate with ribbon and silk flowers.

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Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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