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Halloween Egg Carton Treat Holder DIY

Upcycle your Safest Choice™ Egg carton with this spooky DIY. Fun and easy to create, these Halloween egg carton treat holders are sure to be a hit!
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
  • Scissors
  • Assorted ribbon
  • Permanent marker
  • Candy

How to Build Our Egg Carton Treat Holders

Cut individual egg cups from carton. Use two cups for each treat holder.

Dracula Treat Holder

  1. Paint one egg cup green—Dracula’s head. Paint other egg cup black—Dracula’s cape. Set aside and let dry.
  2. Use black paint to add hair to Dracula’s head. Set aside and let dry.
  3. Paint a red triangle down the center of Dracula’s cape. Set aside and let dry.
  4. Cut two triangular shapes from scrap egg carton. These will make the collar of Dracula’s cape. Paint both sides black and let dry.
  5. Use hot glue gun to attach collar pieces to cape egg cup (one on each side).
  6. Glue googly eyes to Dracula’s head and paint on his mouth.
  7. 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

  1. Paint two egg cups white. Set aside and let dry.
  2. Use black paint to create “cracks” in the skeleton’s head.
  3. Glue on googly eyes and use permanent marker to draw a nose cavity.
  4. 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

  1. Wrap white ribbon around the perimeter of each egg cup, gluing as you go. Leave an opening for eyes on one egg cup.
  2. Glue googly eyes to egg cup with the opening.
  3. 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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