Easter’s right around the corner. For those of you who celebrate it, I put together a link roundup of Easter crafts for kids. Most of the projects are easy enough for kids to do with little or no supervision. Happy Easter!
Easter crafts for kids
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Egg Easter Crafts
- Dying eggs with onion skins. A subtle and simply gorgeous way to dye your Easter eggs.
- Easter Egg Flower Bouquet. Just green pipe cleaners and plastic Easter eggs make a little bouquet of Easter egg flowers.
- Embellished Easter Eggs. Plastic eggs, all dressed up with glitter, seeds and Mod Podge, and ready to be filled with candy.
- Salt Dough Eggs. Make beautiful egg-shaped ornaments to hang as garlands or anywhere.
- Easter Egg Wreath. Make beautiful, delicate eggs by wrapping sticky embroidery thread around balloons, and then popping the balloons..
- Candy-Filled Easter Egg Carton Chicks. Turn egg cartons into little yellow chicks, and fill them with candy.
- Eggshell mosaic. Keep those beautiful bits of dyed egg shell after the eggs have been eaten. Kids can make beautiful mosaics out of them!
- Egg Buddies. Recycle those plastic fake eggs into small planters, and let kids 3 and up learn a little about growing things from seeds
- Batik egg dying. For (adult supervised) kids of all ages. Use masking tape to block dye, creating fantastic patterns of dye on your eggs.
- Eggshell Tulips. Save those dyed egg shells, get some pipe cleaners, and you have something for the kids to do besides gorge themselves on Easter treats. Very easy.
- Stained Glass Easter eggs. Get really neat effects with old or cheap nail polish.
Bunny Easter Crafts
- Easy Folder Bunny Pouches. Felt pouches that look like bunnies and are perfect for holding candy or trinkets.
- Recycled Easter Bunny Vases. Turn old jars into chalk finish vases with bunny faces.
- Easter Suncatcher Template. These beautiful printables help you make suncatchers from transparency paper.
- Bunny Banner. A printable template for bunnies that you can make into a decorative banner.
- Easy Easter Candy Jars. Adorable glittery jars you can fill with Easter candy.
- Quick little bunny. Made from old baby socks.
- Easter Bunny paper bag. A bunny shaped bag to collect Easter Eggs in.
- Easter Bunny Bank. Recycle an empty salt container to make a piggy bank. A great way to introduce young kids to the idea of saving money!
- Bunny Magnets. Kids can help make these cute refrigerator magnets
- Open Mouth Bunny Basket. A bunny head that holds Easter candy
- Origami Easter Bunny. Show kids how to use folding paper to make an Easter bunny
Peeps & Chicks Easter Crafts
- Printable Easter Peeps Bag Toppers. Add these tags to plastic snack bags to make personalized treat bags.
- Mini Popsicle Stick Chicks. Transform popsicle sticks, construction paper and googly eyes into little Easter chicks.
- Make a peeps picture frame. Sparkly bunny adorns bright crafty picture frame
Other Easter Crafts
- Easy homemade Easter Cards. Instructions for making beautiful homemade Easter cards. You can use recycled ingredients, if you have them on hand.
- Easter Placemats. Dress up your Easter dinner with collage placemats made by the kids
- Crepe Paper Spring Birds from Martha Stewart. Not as complicated as you might think.
Originally published April 11, 2011