Egg Carton Pumpkins


  • 1 cardboard egg carton
  • Orange paint
  • Black paint or marker
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Green tissue paper
  • White glue
  • Scissors


  1. Using scissors, cut egg carton into 12 eggcups.
  2. Paint the outside of each with orange paint. Let dry.
  3. Glue around top edges of half of the eggcups. Attach second eggcup to each to create 6 pumpkin shapes.
  4. Using paint or marker, draw black Jack–o-lantern face.
  5. Cut pipe cleaner into 2-inch pieces and fold in half. Cut 6 small squares of green tissue paper. Insert pipe cleaner
  6. and tissue paper square into top of cartons to make pumpkin stem and leaf.
Makes: 6 mini Jack-o-lanterns.