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Celebrate Earth Day with an Easy DIY Craft: Upcycled Egg Carton Mushrooms!

Celebrate Earth Day with an Easy DIY Craft: Upcycled Egg Carton Mushrooms!
This Earth Day, join your kids in sprouting a garden of egg carton mushrooms. Our fun and simple DIY craft teaches the joy of creativity and upcycling! This kid-friendly activity is not only fun, but encourages reusing materials in imaginative ways. So, grab those OOLY Vivid Pop! Water Based Paint Markers, some scissors, and your glue or tape, and let’s create some egg-cellent mushroom masterpieces!
Time Duration: 20 minutes 

Skill Level: Beginning

OOLY Products Needed

Other Items Needed: 

  • Egg Carton
  • Scissors (adult supervision required)
  • Tape or Glue


Step 1: Gather Your Materials

To begin your Earth Day crafting adventure, collect a few egg cartons, your vibrant set of OOLY Vivid Pop! Water Based Paint Markersscissors, and your choice of tape or glue.

Step 2: Cut Out Your Mushrooms

Carefully cut out individual cups and stems from the egg carton.

Step 3: Decorate with OOLY Vivid Pop! Markers

Now it's time to bring your mushrooms to life! Use your OOLY Vivid Pop! Water Based Paint Markers to decorate the mushroom caps and stems. Get creative with colors and patterns – there’s no limit to your imagination!

Step 4: Assemble Your Mushroom

Once your pieces are decorated and dry, it's time to assemble. Glue or tape the stems to the underside of the mushroom caps. Make sure they’re secure so your mushrooms are ready for display.

Step 5: Display Your Craft

Arrange your finished mushrooms around your home or classroom to add a touch of whimsy and Earth Day spirit. You can even create a small garden scene by placing them on a bed of moss or among potted plants!

There you have it – an easy, fun, and upcycled craft project to celebrate Earth Day that not only looks adorable but also promotes sustainability and the joy of reuse. Happy crafting!


We would love to see photos of your craft projects! Tag us on Instagram at @WeAreOOLY using #OOLYcreateyourhappy.

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