This angel egg carton craft is fun and easy to create, plus it’s a great way to use the recyclables for crafting with kids.
Egg cartons are a popular choice for craft material for many reasons. They are readily available for most households and using them for crafting is an inexpensive and great way to use recyclables. Egg cartons are easy to cut, shape, and paint. They can be manipulated with basic craft tools, making them a great material for both children and adults.
The texture of egg carton material can add an interesting element to crafts. It can be painted, decorated, or even covered with other materials like paper, fabric, or clay. Egg carton crafts are typically lightweight, making them suitable for a variety of projects, including ornaments, masks, and small sculptures.
Common egg carton craft projects include making flowers, insects, animals, masks, and ornaments. With a bit of creativity, egg cartons can be transformed into unique and beautiful creations. This angel egg carton craft can be made purely for fun and decoration, or used in play or a Christmas sensory bin!
Angel Egg Carton Craft
Children will love to use their recycled egg cartons to make these adorable angels. They can make a whole collection of egg carton Christmas crafts to add to their angel. Here’s how:
What you need to make the angel egg carton:
● Egg carton
● Paint (the colors that your angel will be)
● Paint brush
● Popsicle stick
● Construction paper
How to make the angel egg carton Christmas craft:
Paint three egg carton cups with the colors of the child’s choosing.
Stack the painted egg carton cups on top of each other, if you want a little more separation in between the cups to make your angel a bit taller, use hot glue and cut popsicle sticks in between each cup.
Cut out wings and body like the picture below. Color or paint the cutouts, or use construction paper to create the angel wings and body.
Assemble the cutouts and glue them to the stacked egg carton.
That’s it! Now you have an adorable egg carton angel that kids can add to a Christmas display or for their pretend play. It would be great to add to a DIY nativity scene as well.