Easter Basket to Make from Recycled Container


Make fun Easter baskets with the kids ... all from recycled containers and foam or construction paper. Make a cute centerpiece for Easter.

Items needed: 

  • Container: oatmeal box, milk carton, or other square or round box that can be cut down.
  • Craft foam or Construction Paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors


  1. Cut off the top part of the container (we used bottom section of an oatmeal container) so that you will have sides & bottom for your basket.
  2. Cut a piece of foam or paper to fit around your sides of basket.
  3. Using glue stick, attach foam/paper to sides and let dry.
  4. Cut a strip for a handle and attach at sides (on inside of container).
  5. Let dry and then fill for a fun Easter basket.