Fun “Easter Craft Activies” for the kids

Have fun with your children this Easter with our collection of easy Easter craft ideas. We’ve got Easter egg crafts suitable for all ages, remember mess equals FUN.

Easter Bunny Photo Frame

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You Will Need:

Mini frame (you can find 6 mini frames for $2 at most dollar stores, or cut one out of cardboard, or cardstock)

Craft foam or felt for the ears and teeth

Pom-poms

Craft glue

A full-face photo

 What to Do:

To make the ears:

1. Cut a square of felt, fold it in half and cut 2 ear shapes at the same time. Do the same (but a bit smaller) for the pink inner-ear part.

2. Leave a bit of space at the bottom of the ears so you can attach them to the back of the frame.

To make the nose:

Cut a little triangle-ish shape of felt to glue the three pom-poms on. Cut a square for the teeth and glue to the bottom of the frame, then glue the pom-pom triangle to the frame, allowing it to float into the open space of the frame. This way, you don’t have to glue the pom-poms directly to the photo in the frame.

Easter Egg Shell Art

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You Will Need:

Coloured egg shells

Pencil

Glue

Heavy cardstock paper

Tray 

What to do:

1. Color dye some hard-boiled eggs. You’ll get six or seven good pictures with fifteen eggs. You could even leave the egg shells white if you wanted to.

2. Let the eggs dry, then crack them open and save all the shell pieces. You’ll need to let all the shell pieces dry again for a little while as they are wet from the inside egg. Then place the egg shells in a plastic bag and crush them to small bits.

3. Get some paper and place it on a tray or newspaper. With your pencil, draw an image of Easter eggs, a bunny an Easter basket, or anything else you can think of.

4. Sprinkle your egg shells over the glue. Shake off the extra, putting the extra back into the bag.

 

Easter Bunny Basket

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You Will Need:

Scissors or craft knife

600ml Ltr milk or juice carton

Stapler

Pastel construction paper

Glue or double-sided tape

Hole punch

Pipe cleaners

Googly eyes

All these items can be found at your local $2 shop

What To Do:

With scissors or a craft knife (adults only), remove one panel of the carton (on the same side as the open spout) and save it to make the handle. Staple the open spout closed.

Cover the sides of the carton with one colour of construction paper, using glue or double-sided tape to affix. Trim to fit.

Punch a hole in the center of the spout ridge and insert pipe cleaners for whiskers. Glue on a pair of large googly eyes.

For ears, cut out large paper ear shapes from the same colour  to cover the carton. Cut pink shapes a size smaller and glue them in place in the middle of the ears. Staple the ears to the top of the bunny base so they stand up.

For a handle, trim the cut carton side you saved, cover it with paper, and staple it to the basket.

Easter Bunny Ears

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You Will Need:

Construction paper in white and pink

Scissors

Glue

Stapler 

What To Do:

1. Use white and pink construction paper to cut out bunny-ear shapes: two white and two pink, the pink being slightly smaller.

2. Glue the pink ears onto the white ears.

3.   Glue the ears onto a long strip of construction paper, measure to fit your child’s head, and staple the ends together to form a headband.

 

Egg decorating and Dying

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You Will Need:

Eggs

Saucepan

Food Colouring

Vinegar

Tongs

Empty egg carton

Apron

Newspapers

Glue

Glitter

Stickers

Once you’ve gathered your supplies, it’s time to get cracking making your own beautifully designed Easter eggs. But before you can start dipping, you’ll need to start by prepping

What To Do:

1. Fill saucepan with water, place on the stove and add your eggs. Bring water to a boil and then reduce the heat and let the eggs simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add cold water to stop the eggs from cooking – you may need to ask your parents or teacher to help with this part.

2. Make sure you’re wearing an apron or old clothes, because this is one Easter activity that can get messy. Also place old newspapers over the area you’re painting on.

3. Fill cups halfway with hot water, add 1 teaspoon of vinegar and one teaspoon of food colouring, one for each colour you want to use.

4.  Place in coloured water for 10 minues and watch your egg change colour.

TIP: If you want to place glue on your egg in a pattern or dots and roll it in any colour glitter and you will have some beautiful eggs to give away as presents.

Let the Kids go crazy and make their own design.

We hope these Easter Craft ideas are getting you and your children excited for the Easter bunny, wishing you all a very happy and safe Easter.

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