20 easy Easter crafts for kids

March 10, 2021
20 easy Easter crafts for kids
Image via Cami Jones

Easter Sunday will be here before you know it. Start planning for the holiday, the arrival of the Easter bunny and the kickoff to the season of spring. 

We gathered our favorite easy and kid-friendly Easter crafts that are sure to brighten up your home! Check out these 20 egg-cellent ideas to get kids of all ages in the spring spirit. 

1. Pressed flower Easter eggs

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These pressed flower Easter eggs from Little Pine Learners look lovely pre-colored or natural white. Simply press small flowers between pieces of wax paper inside a book, and paste them onto the eggs with some Mod Podge. 

2. Felt bunny bags

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Brandy Nelson of Gluesticks offers these felt bunny bags as a great first sewing project for kids. Follow her sewing tutorial and then stuff them full of Easter treats and tie them up with a clear hair tie.

3. Easter egg collages

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You don’t even need to boil eggs for this craft idea from Jaime Pederson. These paper Easter egg collages start with some simple watercolor painting fun. Once they dry, let the kids embellish them with sequins, pompoms, pipe cleaners, faux flowers and whatever else strikes their fancy.

4. Spring cactus

Image via Cami Jones

Who doesn’t love an adorable succulent in the spring? For this spring cactus craft, blogger Cami Jones painted wooden eggs to look like cacti, topped them with pink pompoms and glued them into tiny terra cotta pots. Surround them with some green moss for the perfect Easter decoration. 

5. Paper plate Easter baskets

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In this fun and simple craft, Jennifer at Simply Ciani turns a few simple supplies into these adorable paper plate Easter baskets. Kids will love decorating their own. 

6. Easter bunny stamps

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Kids can easily make these Easter bunny stamps from the_growing_strawberry  by cutting a paper towel roll into three pieces and shaping and glueing them into this bunny shape. Dip in paint and press down on paper to stamp. Once they dry, draw on cute bunny faces. 

7. Egg mosaic

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This egg mosaic craft from the realmamasofinsta is a perfect project for toddlers and preschoolers. Adults simply cut out eggs and different shapes of colored paper. Then, let little ones glue them on in their own favorite patterns. 

8. Easter egg scissor skills

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This Easter egg scissor skills activity from Little Ones Learn is perfect for preschoolers learning or practicing their scissor skills. An adult can trace where the child should cut on each egg and let them hone their technique. 

9. Spring sheep

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With some cardboard, colorful string or yarn, and a marker, kids can create these adorably woolly spring sheep from love_learning_love_nature.

10. Bunny treat cups

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To make these bunny treat cups from wonderandwildclub, just cut out bunny ears from some colorful cardstock and glue to the inside of paper cups. Let your kids decorate the cups with bunny faces and stickers.

11. Peeps bird house

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This Peeps bird house from Somewhat Simple is fully edible. Take some classic yellow Peeps and make a home for them inside graham crackers, held together with white frosting. You can even eat the grass nest, which tastes like green apple.

12. Pinch pot nests

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Pinch pots are so easy to craft, and anywherethatiswild adds an Easter touch by crafting some clay eggs — ta-da pinch pot nests!!! — that her kids will paint in springtime colors. Adventure outdoors to find some twigs to add to your clay pinch pot once it’s dry.

13. Potato egg stamps

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It doesn’t get more simple than this! Have a potato? Have some paint? You have a potato egg stamp! Thanks, _taylan15 for keeping it easy. 

14. Easter tree

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Create a new tradition with this Easter tree idea from heart_artlife. Collect some sturdy branches, add colorful pompom "eggs" and then, each year, add a new handmade paper decoration. 

15. Easter crown

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You’ve heard of Easter hats and bonnets, but what about Easter crowns? Caley_and_the_boys decorated her little king’s crown with colored eggs and stickers. 

16. Tulip banner

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This tulip banner from thebleubungalow makes a wonderful springtime craft and decoration. Choose as many colors of construction paper as you’d like to cut out and hole-punch tulips to string. If you're a Cricut user, you can purchase the tulip banner SVG cut file.

17. Carrot footprints

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These carrot footprint keepsakes from organized_chaos_cordinator really don’t take much: orange paint, white paper and green foam or felt. And, of course, your favorite little feet! 

18. Recycled Easter egg garland

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Loving this wonderful recycled Easter egg garland from captainbobcatblog. All you need is old newspaper (or junk mail), string and the kids favorite coloring tools. 

19. Marbled Easter eggs

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This marbled Easter egg craft from Lantern Lane Designs is cool but might get messy. Set kids up outside and supervise closely. In a tub or container of water, add a few drops of your favorite color(s) of nail polish. Then use a skewer to dip plain plastic eggs and swirl them around in the colors. The end result is a perfectly marbled Easter egg!

20. Easter egg flower art

Image via Hello, Wonderful

Hello, Wonderful offers a free printable template to create this Easter egg flower art project. Just add beautiful flowers and foliage. Kids can go on a fun nature walk, picking up their favorite flora to glue to their own egg. 

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