Who else has so much fun making Thanksgiving crafts? There is something that is so much fun about little turkeys, pies, and other Thanksgiving themes during Thanksgiving break and November that bring some magic to the time before Christmas.
These egg carton Thanksgiving crafts are even more adorable, and they are perfect for making in the classroom ahead of Thanksgiving or at home as a fun Thanksgiving decoration or even place card holders if you’re feeling really fancy.
Read on to find our favorite Thanksgiving egg carton crafts for kids!
Easy Egg Carton Thanksgiving Crafts that Kids Will Love to Make!
Follow along with these directions to learn how to make a bunch of fun egg carton crafts for Thanksgiving that you can use to keep kids occupied during busy times, have a fun Thanksgiving-themed activity in school, or use them as decorations later!
There is almost no end to what you can make at Thanksgiving with an egg carton- make a turkey, make a football, make a pumpkin pie, make an acorn, make a leaf, make a feather, make giant cranberries, make a squirrel- there are so many fun things to make using egg cartons.
Supplies for Egg Carton Crafts
Here is what you need to make these egg carton crafts for Thanksgiving:
- Egg cartons
- Craft supplies
- Classroom crayon box
- Craft tower storage bin
- Craft sticks
- Classroom pack of glue sticks
If you want things to be a bit more learning focused, check out these middle school STEM activities.
How to Store Craft Supplies in the Classroom
I like to have all of my craft supplies in one place, and I really like the use of open-top containers. Amazon has some really cool storage options for craft supplies in the classroom, including this Craft tower storage bin.
Another practical option that’s a little smaller is this open-top cubby shelf.
And if you like your craft storage to be mobile, this craft cart is sturdy enough for daily use and has a lot of storage options for all sorts of craft supplies!
How to Make an Egg Carton Craft
One of my favorite ways to use egg cartons is to create 3D egg carton crafts.
Two egg cups glued together can become an animal or almost anything else you can imagine!
And the best thing about egg cartons is that they are made of recycled materials, so they are better for the environment than some craft projects and supplies.
When making egg carton crafts, use the paper egg cartons rather than foam egg cartons as they will be easier to decorate and glue.
Fun Egg Carton Thanksgiving Crafts to Make in the Classroom
Here are some super fun options for egg carton crafts for Thanksgiving! Kids will enjoy making these and playing with them at home or just in the classroom.
You can try just making one or make a whole bunch and fill your classroom with Thanksgiving spirit!
This egg carton turkey craft is made using real feathers!
This egg carton turkey can hold little treats like candy corn!
Little puffy feathers make these egg carton turkeys so adorable!
This egg carton fall tree is perfect for Thanksgiving!
Here is another egg carton turkey that uses paper feathers instead of real feathers.
Learn how to make egg carton pumpkins and turn them into a wreath.
These little egg carton mushrooms are so adorable!
Transform an egg carton into an apple in this activity.
This cute fox is made from egg cartons, too!
What are your favorite egg carton Thanksgiving crafts for kids?