Make Egg-Carton Critters

egg carton fox craft

Get cracking and create some egg-stra special animal art!

What You Need

  • sturdy cardboard
  • egg carton
  • craft glue
  • paint and markers
  • googly eyes (optional)
  • string
  • tape
  • scissors
  • ruler

What You Do

  1. egg Carton Craft diagramFor the animal’s head, cut out one pointed cone from the inside of an egg carton. (See diagram.) Trim the bottom of the cone evenly.
  2. Paint a face on the cone and let it dry. Draw eyes with markers or glue on googly eyes.
  3. Cut a piece of cardboard that measures about 5 inches by 7 inches.
  4. Glue the head to the piece of cardboard, as shown. Once the glue has dried, paint the animal’s body on the cardboard.
  5. Cut ear shapes from the lid of the egg carton. Paint the ears and glue them in place.
  6. Paint a border along the edges of the cardboard to look like a picture frame.
  7. Tape a loop of string to the back of the cardboard. Hang your artwork where you can admire it!

TIP: You can also use the egg-carton cups to create animals with shorter snouts!

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