Egg carton crafts are great for turning recyclables into fun activities for kids. Toddlers and older children will love to make this egg carton witch as a fun Halloween craft or seasonal project.
Egg Carton Witch
We eat a lot of the eggs in our house, and egg cartons are always begging to be played with before being tossed into the recycling bin. Cutting them apart is perfect inspiration for many different egg carton crafts. If you think these bats are cute, cut a couple extra pieces out and make these Egg Carton Spiders and Egg Carton Bats too!
This fall craft will be just what kids will love to create to get kids into the Halloween spirit.
What you need to make this witch egg carton craft
- egg carton
- yellow, orange and black construction paper
- google eyes
- green tempera paint
How to make the egg carton witch
Cut an egg carton into a section of 4 egg cups and paint the egg carton with green paint. If you are using a cardboard egg carton, it might take two coats of paint to make the green bright.
Cut the hat shape out of the black construction paper. It’s essential a triangle shape with a rectangle on the bottom.
Cut a yellow rectangle to paste on the black hat.
Out of the orange paper, cut strips for the witch’s hair and glue to the bottom of the hat.
Glue the googly eyes to the centers of the top two egg carton
Glue the hat and hair onto the edge of the egg carton and add a smile and you have an egg carton witch!
Tips for doing this egg carton craft with young children:
Pre-cut the hat shape and the yellow band shape, children can practice their gluing by affixing the band to the hat.
Additionally, cut large rectangles for the hair and allow children to cut it into strips for the pieces of hair. Cutting straight lines and stopping at a pre-marked space is great for early scissor skills.
Enjoy this egg carton witch halloween craft
More witch activities to do with kids for Halloween
- Witch’s Brew Halloween Soap Foam Sensory Bin
- Halloween Painted Rocks
- Halloween Handprint Art & Footprint Art Printable Templates