Carrot Basket

Lesson #12112

This basket is perfect for holding Easter eggs or other healthy snacks, like carrots.

Grade Level:

Create this simple basket to hold Easter goodies or small snacks or items.

Students will have fun constructing this quick and easy basket while discussing nutrition and organization.

30896-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Basket, Carrot - XL
Adhesive, Cardstock, Marker or pen, Scissors, Stapler
Adhesive, Cardstock, Marker or pen, Scissors, Stapler

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut two Carrot Basket shapes from orange and green cardstock. Leave the green basket whole.
  2. Trim the orange carrots, and add details with an orange marker or pen (Main Photo).
  3. Attach the orange carrots to the green basket (Figure A).
  4. Add shading to the tops of the stems using a green marker or pen.
  5. Place adhesive on the side tabs, and fold on the perforations.
  6. Adhere the tabs to the box sides (Figure B).
  7. Put adhesive on the handle ends, and attach to the inside of the basket, or staple the handle ends to the basket (Main Photo).
  8. Use the basket to highlight healthy eating habits or organizational skills or to celebrate Easter.

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

Fine Arts-Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.2 Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions
Achievement Standard:

  • Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas.

NA-VA.K-4.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
Achievement Standard:

  • Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum.


Physical Education & Health
NPH-H.K-4.3 Reducing Health Risks
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks

  • Identify responsible health behaviors.


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