Radically Recycled: 10 Egg Carton Activities

Here are some egg-cellent ideas for reusing your old egg cartons in fun, creative ways!

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Counting Game

Here's a tasty way to give your child some counting practice.
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Adventure Goggles

Preschoolers can ply their creativity making recycled egg carton masks in this clever eco-friendly arts and crafts activity.
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Egg Carton Shake

Strengthen your child's number recognition skills with this fun game using an old, empty egg carton!
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Egg Cup Flowers

Use these pretty egg carton flowers to decorate a spring table. They don't require water, they'll never wilt, and they're perfect for Easter.
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School Bus

This school bus is easy to make, and all you need are some common household items.
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Ping Pong Patterns

This activity is a craft project and a math workshop all in one! Use found objects to encourage your child to imitate, extend, and create patterns.
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Color Sorter

Teach your preschooler color recognition using this handy egg carton sorter. She will group objects by color and learn to recognize their names with this tool.
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Egg Carton Spiders

Get into the Halloween spirit by creating creepy (but cute) spiders from paper egg cartons, paint, and pipe cleaners.
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Caterpillar

Your preschooler will strengthen his fine motor skills by cutting, painting, and drawing as he creates a crafty caterpillar out of an egg carton.
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Hanukkah Countdown Calendar

This Hanukkah countdown craft will help your little one count the eight nights of Hanukkah. Make a Hanukkah countdown calendar with your child.
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