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February 25 2014

The Very Best Easter Crafts For Kids

Don’t you just love it when the opportunity to craft on a theme rolls around? Fun projects get kids extra excited about a holiday or special occasion, which is why we’ve rounded up 10 of the very best Easter crafts for kids. Why stop at egg dyeing when you can go the extra mile and craft bunny ears, egg people in cars, and so much more! These projects are easy enough that kids of all ages can get involved. And since you have until April 20 to get ready, you can make all 10. Let’s get started!

DIY Egg Creatures

Tutorial available from Martha Stewart

Kids will have a blast turning dyed eggs into chirping birdies, mooing cows, or oinking pigs. All you need are some basic craft supplies and a little imagination to bring these egg creatures to life.

DIY Herd of Eggimals

Tutorial available from Spoonful

Take some felt and pipe cleaner and dress up those plastic eggs that make trusty containers for Easter treats. 

Handmade Easter Bunny Ears

Tutorial available from Country Living

You can stitch up these super cute ears with your favorite patterned bias tape in no time at all.

DIY Egg People On The Road

Templates available from Mr. Printables

Let kiddos play with their food this Easter with these adorable egg people in printable cars. You could use blown, wooden, or plastic eggs, but why not include the cars in your Easter baskets and let kids play with real ones until breakfast rolls around.

DIY Origami Easter Bunnies

Tutorial available from Oh So Very Pretty

Here’s a super adorable craft for older kids—origami Easter bunnies! Or you could make them up yourself and stuff them with colorful treats. Include them as part of an egg hunt and watch for surprised faces when kids catch bunnies instead of eggs.

DIY Easter Egg Carton Chicks

Tutorial available from Paper, Plate, and Plane

We’re big fans of upcycling just about anything into cute crafting projects. Since you’ll have ample amounts of egg cartons lying around, these chicks made from egg cartons are the perfect Easter project for kiddos. 

DIY Envelope Bunnies
Tutorial available from Martha Stewart

Turn ordinary envelopes into bunnies bearing treats by adding pom-pom tails and construction paper ears. Super easy and cute!

 

DIY Wooden Spoon Chicks

Tutorial available from One Little Project

This is a perfect project for little ones who will love painting the spoon and sticking on the googly eyes, then playing with their new feathered friends.

DIY Paper Lilies

Tutorial available from Preschool Crafts For Kids

This clever Easter project that doubles as a Mother’s Day craft starts with a traced handprint used to make the flowers and pipe cleaners for stems. It’s easy enough for the preschool crowd and would make a great classroom activity.

Bunny Folded Napkins

Tutorial available from Martha Stewart

Enlist older kids help in folding napkins into bunny shapes for a special table setting on the big day!

Happy Easter crafting!

 

 
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