Halloween Egg Carton Treat Holder DIY
Halloween is an egg-cellent time to get crafty. Our Halloween egg carton treat holders are fun and easy to assemble. Best of all, your little trick-or-treater will absolutely love them!
What you’ll need:
- An empty Safest Choice™ egg carton
- Acrylic paint (black, white, green, red)
- Paint brushes
- Googly eyes
- Hot glue gun + glue sticks
- Assorted ribbon
- Permanent marker
How to Build Our Egg Carton Treat Holders
Cut individual egg cups from carton. Use two cups for each treat holder.
Dracula Treat Holder
- Paint one egg cup green—Dracula’s head. Paint other egg cup black—Dracula’s cape. Set aside and let dry.
- Use black paint to add hair to Dracula’s head. Set aside and let dry.
- Paint a red triangle down the center of Dracula’s cape. Set aside and let dry.
- Cut two triangular shapes from scrap egg carton. These will make the collar of Dracula’s cape. Paint both sides black and let dry.
- Use hot glue gun to attach collar pieces to cape egg cup (one on each side).
- Glue googly eyes to Dracula’s head and paint on his mouth.
- Once dry, fill the cape egg cup with candy and top with Dracula’s head. Use a piece of ribbon to tie treat holder closed.
Skeleton Treat Holder
- Paint two egg cups white. Set aside and let dry.
- Use black paint to create “cracks” in the skeleton’s head.
- Glue on googly eyes and use permanent marker to draw a nose cavity.
- Once dry, fill one egg cup with candy and top with other egg cup. Use a piece of ribbon to tie treat holder closed.
Mummy Treat Holder
- Wrap white ribbon around the perimeter of each egg cup, gluing as you go. Leave an opening for eyes on one egg cup.
- Glue googly eyes to egg cup with the opening.
- Once dry, fill one egg cup with candy and top with other egg cup. Use a piece of white ribbon to tie treat holder closed.
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