7 Unexpected Things to Make Out of Plastic Easter Eggs

Gather up all those plastic Easter eggs hiding under the couch and behind the bookcase. Once Easter has come and gone, that pile of plastic eggs is just begging to be used again. Instead of filling up the landfill with your leftover plastic eggs, put them to good use. We’ve found 7 unexpected ways to use plastic Easter eggs that are quick, simple, and fun for the whole family!

Clever Ways to Use Plastic Easter Eggs

1. Throw and Easter Egg Picnic

Use your leftover plastic Easter eggs for a picnic lunch. Kid-approved goodies fit perfectly in each little egg, and you’ll be amazed at how willing your kids will be to munch even the healthy offerings! Find our how to create this cute lunch idea at KAILO CHIC.

What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs

2.Create Easter Egg Maracas

All you need are leftover plastic Easter eggs, plastic spoons, dried rice, and washi tape to make festive, fun maracas. Kids will love to help out with this project, and the fun keeps going long after this project is complete!  Learn how to make these awesome shakers at KIWI CRATE.

What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs

3. Make Your Own Easter Egg Tealights

Turn plastic eggs into a repurposed tealight holder. Place in front of the fireplace or use as a sleek table centerpiece. Get instructions at TAYLOR MADE.

What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs

4. Decorate with Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Cupcakes

Every kid’s play kitchen needs these plastic egg cupcakes. Supercharge them with battery operated tealights for an incredibly fun tea party! Find out how to make these cute cupcakes at CLUB CHICA CIRCLE.

What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs

5. Go Modern with Easter Egg Decor

Get your craft on with twine and plastic eggs to create stylish, budget-friendly décor for you home. Give your room a bit of rustic charm with this simple DIY. Learn how to make these simple eggs at DOMESTICALLY SPEAKING.

What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs

6. Make Easter Egg Teacups

Quirky, whimsical teacups are made with craft supplies you already have around the house. Reuse your plastic eggs while you and your kids spend an afternoon together getting crafty. Find out how to make these adorable teacups at CREATIVITY IN PROGRESS.

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7. Create Fizzy Easter Egg Bath Bombs

Leftover plastic eggs become molds for homemade bath bombs. Gift these fizzy little beauties to friends and family, all while reusing what you have around your house. Get instructions at BITZ N GIGGLES.

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