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12 Ways to Use Leftover Plastic Eggs!

At my house it seems that leftover plastic eggs just get stepped on … but there are better uses than that!

Keep your kids’ hands occupied and add some fun spring color to your house instead. You will be amazed at these ideas using leftover plastic eggs — from learning activities, to imaginative play. You can even put plastic eggs in the mail, filled with goodies for a pen pal!!

I’ve rounded up 12 of my favorite craft ideas to put those leftover plastic eggs to use. Check them out after the break!

 

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  • Use Plastic Eggs to Hold Small Snacks 1 of 12
    Use Plastic Eggs to Hold Small Snacks
    My kids love something different to spice up their lunches, and this is a great idea to add some variety. Use your leftover plastic eggs to hide a small snack ... check out the idea!
    Learn more at Real Simple
  • Make Light-Up Fireflies 2 of 12
    Make Light-Up Fireflies
    I love this one -- I love to show kids how to do something unique with everyday objects, and this is a super cute one. Check this out and make light up fireflies!
    Learn more at Apartment Therapy
  • 10 Learning Games Using Plastic Eggs 3 of 12
    10 Learning Games Using Plastic Eggs
    Take the fun of plastic eggs and apply it to learning ... and here are 10 great ideas for doing just that!
    Learn more at Playing House
  • Fill Eggs with Treats and Send Them in the Mail 4 of 12
    Fill Eggs with Treats and Send Them in the Mail
    While your postman might not appreciate it, it's totally legal and totally fun to send these via the US mail. Check out the link for tips and the 411.
    Learn more at Making Memories
  • Turn Plastic Eggs into Adorable Teacups 5 of 12
    Turn Plastic Eggs into Adorable Teacups
    What tea party doesn't need adorable teacups? (the answer is they ALL do.) Learn how to make them from plastic eggs!
    Learn more at Creativity in Progress
  • Make a Bird and Play a Game 6 of 12
    Make a Bird and Play a Game
    These birds are so cute -- and the game is fun, too. This is a great way to spend a rainy spring afternoon.
    Learn more at Love and Lollipops
  • 20 More Plastic Egg Activities 7 of 12
    20 More Plastic Egg Activities
    Desperate for something to keep the kids occupied? Round up the plastic eggs and try any or all of these great activity ideas.
    Learn more at Modern Parents Messy Kids
  • Make Bluebirds Using Plastic Eggs 8 of 12
    Make Bluebirds Using Plastic Eggs
    Here's a variation on the bird-making idea -- this is a great way to make a whole flock!
    Learn more at Busy Bee Kids' Crafts
  • Transform Plastic Easter Eggs into Spooky Halloween Decor 9 of 12
    Transform Plastic Easter Eggs into Spooky Halloween Decor
    Got a ton of leftover eggs? They're not just for Easter: here's how to turn them into spooky decor six months later!
    Learn more at Martha Stewart
  • Turn Plastic Eggs into Candle Holders 10 of 12
    Turn Plastic Eggs into Candle Holders
    You can make awesome candle holders with your leftover plastic eggs -- perfect for centerpieces or decorations at large gatherings.
    Learn more at Dollar Store Crafts
  • Transform Leftover Plastic Eggs into a Caterpillar 11 of 12
    Transform Leftover Plastic Eggs into a Caterpillar
    here's another super cute way to keep the kids occupied ... and chew up some of those leftover eggs everyone keeps stepping on.
    Learn more at Sandy Sandler
  • Create a Letter Matching Game for Your Kids 12 of 12
    Create a Letter Matching Game for Your Kids
    Here's a variation on the learning games -- this time, writing directly on the eggs. Check it out!
    Learn more at UCreate with Kids

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