With the Easter holidays fast approaching, Easter art could be just the ticket to keep your little ones entertained. And we’re not talking the complex, disappointment-inducing projects that are doomed for disaster. I’m talking simple, easy, cheap Easter crafts that your children will love.
There are heaps of ideas online ranging from dead easy to have-you-got-a-degree hard. But you can save your searching for the Easter egg hunt, as we’ve combed the web to find you the best (and simplest) Easter craft projects in the world.
So grab the glue and get crackin’ with these tried and tested Easter craft ideas.
Further reading: 10 Free printable Easter colouring pages.
EASTER CRAFTS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE
1. STAINED GLASS EASTER EGGS
Easy, yet highly effective, these beautiful stained glass Easter eggs will look fabulous on your windows. Make sure the neighbours can see what a fabulously hands-on mum you are.
2. FOOTPRINT CARROTS
Love, love, love these footprint carrots. Why not do a few and make a carroty pathway along your art wall? Or write on the back and use as Easter cards?
3. BUNNY MASKS
Super-simple and lots of fun, this bunny mask can be made by little hands and used by all. Make a few and give them to friends and family.
By She Saved
4. PAINTED EASTER EGGS
The ultimate kids Easter craft idea .. painted eggs. It’s a fairly lengthy but straight-forward process that will fill an Eastery afternoon. The end-result will be worth the effort.
5. LITTLE PHOTO BUNNIES
Absolutely the funniest Easter craft for kids. These little photo bunnies are a heap of fun to make and will have the recipients hopping with happiness.
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6. TOILET ROLL EASTER PUPPETS
A seasonal craft activity can’t go by without a use for empty toilet rolls. Use yours this Easter to create these super-cute Easter puppets.
7. EASTER BONNETS FOR BEGINNERS
Be panic-free and prepared for the Easter parade this year. Easter bonnet making is the iconic Easter craft for kids. Check out these eggs-tra special bonnet ideas.
8. SIMPLE EASTER EGG BASKETS
You’ll want to put all your eggs in one basket this Easter once you’ve made these crafty creations. If you’re hosting an Easter egg hunt, why not name the baskets to make everyone feel special?
By Fun A Day
9. Easter Bunny Treat Jars
Fill up jars with sweet Easter treats and decorate away. This one requires chalky paint, vinyl bunny stickers, ribbon/lace, and pint-sized mason jars.
10. Peeps Sunflower
Turn the classic Easter candy into a pretty sunflower decoration in a few minutes. This is perfect for decorating tables and mantelpieces.
By Woman’s Day
KIDS EASTER CRAFTS (CONT.)
11. Bunny Party Hats
Having an Easter party? Make these festive bunny hats with the kiddos. You’ll need pastel cardstock, permanent marker, glue dots and twine.
12. Paper Plate Easter Bunny
The paper plate Easter bunny is an easy craft that toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy. The giant googly eyes turn up the cute meter to 11.
13. Mini Popsicle Stick Chicks
How cute and colourful are these Popsicle stick chicks? This uses mini Popsicle sticks that are perfect for tiny hands.
14. Sock Bunny
Put those googly eyes to good use and make these adorable sock bunnies. It’s filled with rice, but pillow filler also works in a pinch. No sewing required, just gluing.
15. Easy Yarn Egg
Have some leftover yarn? Turn it into this colourful Easter decor. Kids will love wrapping the yarn around the egg-shaped cardboard pieces.
These Easter craft ideas should go some way to keeping your children entertained this holiday season.
Remember, even if they’re old enough to make them themselves, they’ll enjoy it more if you join in.
Hugs, kisses and Easter wishes from Beanstalk.
For more Easter inspiration see:
8 Easter cakes to delight your kids
10 Fun ideas to introduce your kids this Easter
21 Easter gifts for kids that have nothing to do with chocolate
12 Easy Easter party food ideas (perfect for bring a plate)