Oct 09

Egg Carton Leis

by Hannah Holt »


We’ve been working too hard this past week. Sometimes it’s time to PARTY!

Here’s a craft that’s a party all by itself.

egg carton leis craft

We cut up a few empty egg cartons. I used a skewer to punch a hole in the middle of each “egg cup.” I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking.


We painted the cups and let them dry. (You might need to re-hole some of the cups after painting.) Then we strung them on a shoestring.

painting egg cartonspaintingpainted egg cartonsstringing the egg carton necklace


If you wanted to make this a Halloween craft, you could paint the cartons orange and black:

egg carton leis craft2




  1. Joanna

    Great fun. When I was nannying last week we read, many times, a short bilingual picture book about a leis. This would have been a great activity to do afterwards.

    • Hannah Holt

      Oh, that sounds fun. What book is it?

  2. julie rowan zoch

    Now, I can see a barnyard party PB with a Hawaiian theme!

    • Hannah Holt

      LOL! I’ll let you do that one! :)

  3. Erik - This Kid Reviews Books

    Cool! I like the “reverse colors” picture! 😀

    • Hannah Holt

      Thanks, Erik!

  4. Tina Cho

    What a fun mommy, you are!