Eco Alternative to Plastic Easter Eggs

$1
20 Minutes
Easy

I was just at the grocery store looking for Jelly Bellies to put in my kids' Easter Baskets. Holy cow, I did not realize it cost $5 for a little box. So, onward I moved into the bulk section where they were 1/2 the price per pound. But what to do about a container for them? I personally think it's annoying to dig through basket grass to find each jelly bean.
The obvious choice would be those plastic eggs that are super cheap - and that will never biodegrade and like I said are cheap so it's not like you're going to decorate with them.
My eureka moment hit when I came up to my office and visited my craft supplies.
I decided to make containers out of my toilet paper tubes.
Click here for how-to instructions for making pillow boxes out of toilet paper tubes:

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