Easter is one of my favorite holidays, and I love that it lends itself so perfectly to involving my kids in the celebration with Easter crafts. If you’ve already bookmarked our ideas for decorating Easter eggs and are ready for some fun but fairly easy Easter crafts for kids to keep you busy over spring break, try one of these 14 ideas we’ve rounded up. One of them might just become your new family tradition.
This pretty paper Easter egg craft by Craft and Creativity is so simple to make, and the colorful result can be used as a bright, fun centerpiece for your Easter table too.
How pretty is this mosaic made from Easter candy at The Happy Scraps? Well, provided you can get your kids to part with some Starbursts.
Fingerprint art is always a good idea, especially for little kids, and I love these happy little chicks Easter fingerprint art idea at Thinly Spread. Use them on cards, or I like the idea of doing these on a plate or mug as an Easter basket gift you’d actually want to keep.
These DIY Easter egg straws by And We Play are something my kids would love. You know, anything with their names on it. Hint: Peel the tags off leftover Frappucino bottles instead of buying miniature milk jars for the same vintage look.
If you remember how fun it was to paint with marbles in preschool, this idea from Tinkerlab gives the classic craft an Easter twist. Click over for the details on how to roll plastic Easter eggs in paint for some vibrant abstract toddler paintings.
Okay, so This swinging chick Easter craft tutorial by Mimoko for Handmade Charlotte isn’t exactly hard, but it will take some time to cut out all those little flowers. And the glasses. But oh my goodness, so cute.
Let your kids string their favorite flavors to make this jelly bean bracelet craft for kids by Artzy Creations.They can munch on it candy necklace style, while you hunt for Easter egg. Redefines “arm candy,” huh.
These jumping jack bunny puppets created by Oh, Joy! for Pottery Barn are so charming, and our kids will probably play with them until they rip the limbs off. Accidentally of course.
Kids love playing with rubber stamps, and these hand carved bunny stamps from WC Witchcraft Factory (left) and Memi the Rainbow (right) on Etsy are great for any spring craft project. Also fun for making cards, thank you notes, and livening up your tax forms for the 15th. (Just kidding.)
If you’ve moved beyond Crafts 101 and you’ve got the crafty gene, try tackling this impressive no-sew felt play spring mat for kids from Fun at Home with Kids. I mean, really, it’s just a bit of cutting and glue gun. Add some slots to hide the felt Easter eggs in, and you’ve got something to keep the kids occupied for hours.
Easter PrintablesThese fun, spirited free printable Easter tags by Funkytime for Handmade Charlotte will make adorable name tags for our Easter baskets or take-home boxes of leftovers after a big brunch. These sweet little bunny and egg stickers from MerMag are a free download. They can be cut out and pasted to tell an Easter story, or you could print them on tattoo paper to decorate Easter eggs. They’re so cute, I’d find lots of ways to use them.
Even if you didn’t have time to make hot cross buns from scratch, your serving table can look beautiful with these free, printable Easter tags that kids can use to decorate their own cupcakes or other treats. Simple and pretty.
Don’t let the sparkles scare you! You can use regular plastic Easter eggs too, and fill them with these free printable Easter coupons from Over the Big Moon that offer privileges like staying up 15 minutes later. Because I don’t need more candy around here, this is a great way to let your kids have fun without the meltdown that seems to follow every sugar high.
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