Egg carton craft project – Cute DIY gift idea for school kids to make

With this easy Egg carton craft project you can give the kids a great example and show them how fun and cool recycling could be. This colorful gift box  is a cute DIY idea for school kids that love to paint and glue all kind of things. You just have to provide them with the needed materials.

 Egg carton craft project – Handmade kids DIY gift idea for Easter

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Materials: 3d stickers with Easter motifs, an egg carton, white glue, pink and violet paper, Easter bunny paper punch, a paint brush, acrylic paint in dark violet, glitter gel and paint pens in various colors like baby blue, magenta, pink and green, blown-out eggs. Actually, everything that you can find in the craft store for decorating the egg carton.

With the paint brush, apply a coat of dark violet acrylic paint on the egg carton box.

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At the bottom of the box, you can make an interesting effect with the same brush and dark violet paint without covering the entire surface. Just with a few light strokes.

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Begin decorating the box by gluing a big Easter-themed sticker on the box cover.

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Use an Easter bunny punch to make pink and violet paper bunnies.

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Apply a small amount of white glue on the bunnies and fix them on the egg carton.

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Use the decorating pens and gels to embellish our Easter gift box. Make dots and lines in different colors.

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With scissors, break carefully an egg on one end. Pour the contents into a container and wash the inside of the egg with water and soap, as often as necessary to remove the smell. If you prefer, use alcohol to clean it.

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Use different colors of paint to decorate the egg shell.

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Attach the eggs on a pen or a knitting needle and let them dry.

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