Egg Cartons Tulip

by Lim Jenny


Instead of throwing away those egg cartons or egg trays, why not make it into something beautiful?

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4-5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination, muscle control (manipulation of painting tools).

  • Intellectual - Colour concept, problem solving.

  • Emotional - Independence, aesthetic appreciation.

  • Social - Sharing or giving as gifts to friends and family.


Step 1

Parent will help cut the egg carton/tray into individual cups.

Step 3

Allow the child to choose preferred colours to work with. Let the child paint the individual cups.

Step 5

Secure it with tape. Viola! You’ve got a bunch of beautiful tulips!

  • Egg Cartons or Egg Trays

  • Paint

  • Paintbrushes

  • Palettes

  • Table Mat or Newspaper

  • Scissors

  • Tape

  • Straws or Sticks

Step 2

Cover work area with newspaper or table mat.

Step 4

Once dry, attach the straws or sticks to the base of the cups.

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