Baby Play – Egg Cartons

Want a really simple toy for your baby to play with.  I have one for you! 🙂  I read about using an egg carton way back before C was born as a type of play object.  I wish I could remember where I read it but I can’t.  Pregnancy brain right?  Anyway, I found an egg carton that we had and some stuff from around the house, mostly from in my craft box.  This project took all of 5 minutes.

Supplies Needed
Egg Carton
Hot Glue Gun
Your Choice of Sensory Materials
Puffy Paint
Glitter Glue
Carpet Pieces
All you need to do is take a hot glue gun and glue the pieces into the bottom of the egg carton.  If you are using glitter glue or puffy paint just drop it into the egg carton.  Let everything get nice and dry. I waited over night.  Then you have your easy egg carton sensory play toy for baby!
The poms seemed to be the biggest hit for my baby.  As always if gluing small objects into the egg carton  you need to be sure that baby does not get them lose or jarred where they could pose a swallowing risk.  Always play with supervision of baby.
Enjoy this very simple but fun project for baby play!

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5 thoughts on “Baby Play – Egg Cartons”

  1. What a great idea! My toddler has lots of fun playing with egg cartons popping objects in and out and learning her letters and colours but I would never have thought to glue objects in for my baby to enjoy some sensory play-AND feel like she was joining in with big sister! Thanks for the idea, we’ll definitely be doing this soon!

  2. This is such a simple, but effective homemade toy, isn’t it? It is one of my favorites that I have included on my infant activities page for the last couple years. I really like your version- seems there are so many fun items to include as I see a few other bloggers posting their ideas too. Really fun!

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