Eggcellent egg carton owls

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft

Hold onto those empty egg boxes! Recycle and reuse them to make these eggcellent egg carton owls.
 
They’re so much fun to make and a great craft for kids.

Summary:

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Little kids to Big kids
Difficulty: Easy peasy

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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You will need:

  • 1 egg carton
  • paints – bright colours
  • paintbrush
  • google eyes
  • feathers
  • orange or yellow card
  • scissors
  • glue

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 1: Cut the egg box

Cut out all the egg cups from the egg box. Trim away any excess cardboard.

Then glue two egg cups together, one on top of the other, as shown in the rear section of the photo.

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 2: Paint your egg cups

Paint your egg cups in one colour. We used acrylic paint, which covers the card well.

You might need 2 coats for a nice finish.

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 3: Cut out the beaks

Cut out little beak shapes from orange or yellow card.

You can do this by folding your card and then cutting a triangle shape along the fold.

When you open the triangle up you should get a nice little beak like the ones in our photo.

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 4: Glue on the beaks and the eyes

Glue your beak in place and then glue on 2 googly eyes.

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 5: Paint the feathery bellies

Paint little triangles on your owl’s tummy to look like feathers.

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Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft
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Step 6: Glue on the wings

Glue a craft feather on each side of your owl to make the wings.

If you feather is too long just cut it down with scissors.

Your little owls are now complete.

You’ll have a hoot making these little egg carton owls

 

Easy peasy egg carton owls - a quick and easy kids animal craft