Egg carton turtle

Egg carton turtle

Egg carton craft is the cheapest craft ever.  Just save your egg cartons and you can make so many different recycled crafts.  This egg carton turtle comes with an easy free printable template for his body if you're artistically 'challenged.'

What you need:

  • 1 x egg carton cup
  • Free turtle body printable
  • Green construction paper
  • 2 x small googly craft eyes (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paints or textas

Number of players:


Watch the video below to see how to make your egg carton turtle:


First cut out one egg carton cup and trim it down.

Now paint it green with some yellow spots.

Using your construction paper, trace out a little turtle shape for his body. You'll find a turtle body template here (insert printable) Just print it onto your green construction paper and cut it out.

Now give him some eyes: you can use googly craft eyes, or you can just draw them on.

Glue his shell to his body.

  • Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the instructional video.

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