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Our projects are fun AND help the environment! All projects require adult supervision so ask a grown-up to help you out.

Milk Carton Houses

EDCO: Milk Carton

A fun activity that makes use of materials normally thrown in the garbage.

What You Need:

  • Milk, juice or cream cartons (all different sizes)
  • White acrylic paint, gesso or white latex house paint
  • Pencils
  • Paintbrushes
  • Tempera paint
  • Containers for water
  • A covered work area

What You Do:

EDCO: Paint Brushes
  • Cover the cartons with white acrylic, gesso or latex house paint. Let dry.
  • Draw windows, doors etc. onto the carton.
  • Paint the carton (using tempera paint) to look like a house.
  • Make several houses and you have a village.