How To Make Egg Carton Easter Chickens

How to make Easter egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

These cute egg carton Easter Chickens, are the easiest things to make. I spotted them over on Pinterest and, being totally braced for a Pinterest fail, I was pleasantly surprised …  they actually looked like Easter chickens!

The kids will love making these, and they’ll love (possibly even more) the excitement of waiting to see what the Easter Bunny puts in them while they’re asleep in bed.

We paint our own eggs, and put them in these to leave out for the Easter Bunny. Thankfully, he takes them, leaving sweet treats, stickers or craft materials in exchange.

So you save enough egg cartons … you can make two Easter egg carton chickens from one egg carton. So … one of the corners of one side of the carton, gives you one Easter chicken.

How to make egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

Then cut further pieces from the egg carton to form the beak, comb, beak and wattles … and paint them red! Or paint the beak yellow or orange if you prefer, and (unlike me) have those colours in.

How to make egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

Then, get some glue and stick them on. Use marker pen to make some eyes, and … voila!

How to make egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

How to make egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

And pop in whatever you like! I’m a Cadburys creme egg girl all the way …

How to make egg carton Easter chickens. The perfect Easter craft to do with the kids. Perhaps the Easter Bunny will pop an egg in it for you! Magical memories by the International Elf Service

Painting your own eggs is so much fun, and you can get really unusual effects.  See how we do it here!

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4 comments

  • Iris Tilley
    March 6, 2018 AT 9:54 AM

    We did an Easter egg hunt last yr but after seeing this think I’ll switch and do a Find the chicken with a surprise instead

    • Elfie
      March 6, 2018 AT 12:44 PM

      Ooh that’s a really good idea!

  • Elfie
    March 5, 2018 AT 3:49 PM

    Hi Iris, – these are great aren’t they? We’re hoping for a bit of magic on Easter morning! Emily x

  • Iris Tilley
    March 4, 2018 AT 8:44 PM

    Aww love these what a fab idea and so simple too.

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