Use Up Empty Egg Cartons With These Helpful Tricks


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Instead of tossing those empty egg cartons in the trash or recycling bin, give them new life by using them for crafts, storage, and more, using these simple DIY hacks kids can enjoy. and adults can participate and enjoy!

For these projects you will need:

Egg Carton Hack 1: Use it as a paint palette

Use an egg carton to create your own DIY paint palette. Simply fill each compartment with a different color of paint, then grab a brush and some paper, and you’re good to go!

Egg Carton Hack 2: Use it to organize small tools and materials

Use an egg carton to store those pesky little hardware pieces. Start by sorting the rooms by grouping the same objects. Then place each group of items in the compartments before storing the egg carton in a drawer for easy access.

Egg Carton Hack 3: Use it as a Yarn Holder

Keep your sewing station tidy and avoid awkward thread tangles with an egg carton. Carve an “X” in the top of the egg carton using an X-Acto knife. Place a spool in the compartment, then thread the twine through the opening and tie a knot to secure it. Repeat this process using a different color yarn for each compartment.

Egg Carton Hack 4: Use it to plant seeds
Grow a mini garden inside an egg carton. Start by filling each compartment with soil, then plant seeds and water. Place the egg carton in a plastic bread bag so the seeds can germinate. Once you start to see some growth, place the egg carton near a sunny window and water as needed.

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