Egg Carton Easter Basket Egg/Candy Holder Cute Easter Craft for Kids

This egg carton Easter basket is cute and easy to make.  It can be used to hold a colored Easter egg or candy.  It is a great classroom activity because it is easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of materials.  Follow the step-by-step directions below to make your very own Easter basket.


Materials: Egg carton, tissue paper, pipe cleaner, scissor Optional: candy or colored Easter egg, crayons or makers to decorate

Step 1: I did this part before the children came in.  Cut each individual cup of the egg carton out so each child can receive one piece.




Step 2: Using a scissor (hole puncher made the hole too big) poke a hole on each side of the egg carton

Step 3: Pass each child one piece of the egg carton.  Have them put the pipe cleaner the poked hole and twist it together.  Repeat this with the other side.





Step 4: Optional:  Have the children decorate their basket with crayons or markers

Step 5: Cut the tissue paper into 3 inch squares.  Have the children place a piece of tissue paper in their basket






Step 6:  Add candy (M&Ms, Skittles, Jelly beans etc…) or their Easter Egg