How to Make Egg Carton Flowers

Make a bouquet out of egg carton flowers! It’s a great painting craft for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just because!

For this craft you’ll need:

• Acrylic paint
• Brushes
• Paper plates for palettes
• Scissors
• Water
• The bottom of an egg carton
• Paper towels
• Pipe cleaners

Paint the inside and outside of your egg carton. Each cup will be one flower and you can paint them however you like. Let the paint dry for 15 minutes.

Ask your children why they’re making certain decisions. When kids make simple decisions like picking a paint color, they’re actually developing critical thinking skills.

Crafting with kids helps develop hand-eye coordination which can help them write, play sports and more.

While you wait, sing “Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary” – it’s a flower song!

Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With silver-bells,
And cockle shells,
And pretty maids all in a row.

Poke little holes in the bottom of the cups with scissors.

Cut out each flower and pick out stems.

To add stems, make a little loop around your finger so that the pipe cleaner stays in place.

Cut petals into the carton cups.

View on YouTube!

hey Show More About This Video

Related Videos

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (counting) – Nursery Rhymes

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Live Action Nursery Rhymes Playhouse

Six in the Bed – Nursery Rhymes

Arthur Baa Baa Sheep Bailey Eep the Mouse Ivy Jack B. Nimble Little Bo Peep Live Action Longform Mary Quite Contrary Nursery Rhymes Rachel Robin August Shacha Six in the Bed Teddy Bear

How to Make a Cardboard Box Bus – Show Me How

Activities Crafts Grown Ups How-To Ivy Live Action Show Me How Parenting Series Teachers The Wheels on the Bus

Driving in My Car (read along) – Nursery Rhymes

Abigail Driving In My Car Live Action Mary Quite Contrary Nursery Rhymes Read Along

One Potato, Two Potato – Nursery Rhymes

Live Action Nursery Rhymes One Potato, Two Potato Playhouse

Two Little Blackbirds – Nursery Rhymes

Live Action Nursery Rhymes Playhouse Two Little Blackbirds

Swimming in the Swimming Pool – Nursery Rhymes

Live Action Longform Nursery Rhymes Playhouse Summer Swimming

Mister Lion – Nursery Rhymes

Live Action Longform Nursery Rhymes Playhouse

How to Rhyme With Your Kids – Show Me How

Activities Grown Ups How-To Live Action Rachel Show Me How Parenting Series Teachers

Find Nursery Rhyme Videos

Expand for More
Stay up-to-date on releases, announcements, our parenting blog and much more.

Join Our Mailing List

Stay up-to-date on releases, announcements, our parenting blog and much more.

Preschool to the World™

Mother Goose Club is a series of educational programs for preschoolers featuring six colorful characters from the Mother Goose world. Distributed on YouTube, Netflix and Amazon and broadcast on local PBS stations nation-wide, Mother Goose Club is the proud winner of four Midsouth EMMY® awards and 15 other industry awards.

YouTube Midsouth Emmy® award award award award award
Get the Mother Goose Club App
image/svg+xml