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Egg carton ocean animals make great summertime crafts! Whether you’re heading to the beach or just learning about it, try one (or more) of these ideas.
These egg carton animals are sure to inspire hours of imaginative play with your preschoolers. They’ll love using them as puppets to pretend they’re ocean animals or using them to retell their favorite preschool ocean books.
Save your empty egg cartons so your little ones can turn them into their favorite ocean animals. With a little paint and some craft supplies you’ve probably got in your craft closet, your kids can whip up these easy preschool crafts in no time.
Egg Carton Ocean Animals
I love the wide variety of ideas I found – and even a little mermaid surprise. With such cute ideas to choose from, the hard part will be choosing which egg carton sea creatures to make first.
My nephew loved helping me make these egg carton ocean animals crafts. He made a turtle, a whale, an octopus, and a sea monster. Homeschool Preschool
Here’s another cute egg carton whale. I love the “water” spouting from his blowhole. I Heart Crafty Things
These colorful jellyfish sneak in a little fine motor fun as preschoolers thread beads for tentacles. Crafts by Amanda
Your kids can add a little egg carton oyster to their ocean activities. It’s even got a cute little “pearl”. Crafty Morning
This egg carton lobster reminds me of Sebastian from The Little Mermaid. Preschool Activities
While they’re not exactly ocean animals, I LOVE these egg carton mermaid dolls. And, they do fit perfectly with a beach/ocean theme. Art Camp LA
My daughter loves narwhals, and I know she’d love making this egg carton narwhal craft! Schooling a Monkey
This egg carton shark craft uses a different portion of the egg carton than most crafts. Check it out. Crafts by Ria
I love the brightly colored tentacles on these egg carton jellyfish puppets. The Art Kit Blog
This cute little egg carton crab is super simple to make! Think Crafts
Must Have Resources:
When completing these crafts and activities at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
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Recycled products make the best art projects. Here are 30 egg carton animals your kids will enjoy making during their next craft time!
Egg carton recycling projects are perfect for upcycling a common household item into a fun craft or art project with little to no cost.
These egg carton ocean animals crafts are perfect for summertime! Decorate recycled egg cartons and turn them into cute sea creatures.
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