Family Easter Crafts

Easter is approaching, and what better way to celebrate than by diving into some delightful Easter crafts with your little ones? These 12 creative and egg-citing projects are not only easy to make but also perfect for fostering family bonding and sparking the imaginations of the youngest members of your household. Grab your crafting supplies and let’s hop into the joy of Easter!

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Family Easter Crafts

Easter Egg Decorating:

Gather ’round for the classic Easter tradition of egg decorating! It’s a fantastic way to let your children’s creativity shine. Here’s what you’ll need:

Supplies: 

  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • food coloring
  • Paint
  • Stickers
  • brushes

Instructions:

  • Prepare the Workspace: Lay out newspapers or a disposable tablecloth to make cleanup a breeze.
  • Egg-citing Creations: Provide hard-boiled eggs, food coloring, paint, stickers, and brushes.
  • Artistic Expression: Encourage the little ones to explore their creativity by decorating the eggs with different colors and patterns.
  • Drying Time: Once finished, allow the decorated eggs to dry completely before displaying or hiding for an egg hunt.

Tip: To make the egg hunt extra special, consider creating a “Golden Egg” using glitter or metallic paint. The child who finds it could receive a special Easter surprise!

Bunny Ears Headband:

Bring some bunny magic into your Easter celebration with these adorable headbands. Here’s what you’ll need:

Supplies:

  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Headbands
  • Markers
  • Glitter
  • cotton balls

Instructions:

  • Bunny Ear Magic: Cut out bunny ear shapes from construction paper.
  • Headband Attachment: Attach the bunny ears to the headbands using glue.
  • Personalized Perfection: Allow your little ones to personalize their bunny ears with markers, glitter, and cotton balls.
  • Easter Fashion: Once decorated, wear the bunny ear headbands proudly during Easter celebrations and activities.

Tip: Consider having a “Bunny Parade” where everyone wears their bunny ears and parades around the house or yard.

Tip: Consider having a "Bunny Parade" where everyone wears their bunny ears and parades around the house or yard. – Family Easter Crafts Share on X

Easter Basket Craft:

No Easter celebration is complete without a basket for collecting all those eggs and treats. Engage the kids in making their own mini Easter baskets.

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Supplies:

  • Small containers (basket, sturdy brown paper bag, small plastic container)
  • colored paper
  • Ribbons
  • Scissors
  • glue

Instructions:

  • Basket Basics: Decorate small containers with colored paper to create mini Easter baskets.
  • Handle Addition: Cut out handles from colored paper and attach them to the baskets.
  • Personal Touch: Allow the kids to personalize their baskets with ribbons, stickers, or drawings.
  • Egg Hunt Ready: Use these charming baskets for collecting eggs during an Easter egg hunt or as festive table decorations.

Tip: Before the egg hunt, discuss some Easter trivia or fun facts to add an educational twist to the festivities.

Egg Carton Chicks:

Get ready to turn recycling into a creative endeavor with these adorable egg carton chicks.

  • Egg cartons
  • Paint
  • googly eyes
  • orange construction paper
  • glue

Instructions:

  • Carton Cuties: Cut individual sections of an egg carton to create chick shapes.
  • Vibrant accents: Paint the carton sections in vibrant colors and let them dry.
  • Chick Features: Attach googly eyes and orange construction paper beaks to complete the chick’s face.
  • Playful Decor: These adorable chicks can be used as decorations or imaginative playtime companions.

Tip: Combine this craft with a storytelling session. Encourage the children to create a story about their newly crafted chicks and share it with the family.

Paper Plate Easter Bunny:

Transform ordinary paper plates into charming Easter bunnies with this simple and delightful craft. Here’s what you’ll need:

Supplies:

  • Paper plates
  • construction paper
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • cotton balls
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Instructions:

  • Ear Attachment: Cut out bunny ears from construction paper and glue them onto paper plates.
  • Sweet Face: Add googly eyes, draw a bunny face with markers, and attach a cotton ball for the tail.
  • Creative Touch: Let the kids get creative with additional decorations such as stickers or glitter.
  • Festive Decor: Hang the paper plate bunnies around the house for a touch of Easter whimsy.

Tip: Plan a “Bunny Tea Party” where each family member can bring their paper plate bunny and enjoy some treats together.

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Sock Bunnies:

Give new life to old socks by transforming them into soft and cuddly Easter bunnies. Of course, you wash them first 🙂

Supplies:

  • Old socks
  • rice or cotton
  • Markers
  • googly eyes
  • Ribbons
  • Glue

Instructions: 

  • Sock Transformation: Fill old socks with rice or cotton to create a plush bunny.
  • Facial Features: Add googly eyes and draw a sweet bunny face with markers.
  • Neck Adornment: Tie a ribbon around the neck for an extra touch of charm.
  • Cuddly Companions: These lovable sock bunnies make for adorable decorations or snuggly companions for the little ones.
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Tip: Consider organizing a “Bunny Fashion Show” where everyone can showcase their unique sock bunny creations.

Carrot Footprints:

Capture the essence of Easter with carrot-shaped footprints made by dipping the kids’ feet in orange paint. Here’s what you’ll need:

Supplies:

  • Orange paint
  • Paper
  • green construction paper
  • wet wipes

Instructions:

  • Footprint Fun: Dip the children’s feet in orange paint and stamp them on paper to create carrot-shaped footprints.
  • Green Tops: Add green construction paper tops for a touch of realism.
  • Clean Up: Use wet wipes to easily clean off any paint from little feet.
  • Memory-Making: This craft is not only fun but also creates precious memories to cherish as the kids grow.

Tip: Turn this craft into a game by having a “Carrot Hop” race where kids mimic bunnies by hopping to a finish line.

Easter Egg Garland:

String together a beautiful Easter egg garland to adorn your home. Here’s what you’ll need:

Supplies: 

  • Colored paper
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • String
  • hole punch
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Instructions:

  • Egg Cutouts: Cut out egg shapes from colored paper in various sizes.
  • Creative Expression: Let the kids decorate the eggs with markers and other craft supplies.
  • Stringing Together: Use a hole punch to make a hole in each egg and thread them onto a string.
  • Festive Display: Hang the Easter egg garland in a prominent place for a colorful and festive display.

Tip: Play some upbeat music while crafting to enhance the joyful atmosphere.

Conclusion of Family Easter Crafts:

As you dive into these Family Easter Crafts, may the joy of creativity and the warmth of togetherness fill your home with love and laughter. These simple yet delightful projects are not just about crafting, but about creating lasting memories with your loved ones. From egg decorating to sock bunnies, each craft is a small piece of the greater masterpiece that is your family’s Easter celebration. Here’s to a season filled with creativity, laughter, and the love that binds your family together.

If you have your own Easter crafts or activities that you would like to share, please head over to my social media and share them there. (@atcraftycottage for all) If you are interested, join my mom group on FB as well.

Happy crafting and a joyous Easter!

Family Easter Crafts

By Kristen

Hi, I'm a 40-year-old stay-at-home mom who is passionate about my family, my hobbies, and my dreams. My daughter, who is 9 years old, is the light of my life, and I've made the choice to homeschool her to ensure she receives a customized education that aligns with our family values. As a hopeful small business owner, I'm always on the lookout for new opportunities to turn my interests into a profitable venture. I've found my spot in the world of online resale, using platforms like eBay and Poshmark to sell carefully curated items. My business sense and eye for unique pieces have helped me begin to turn my hobby into a thriving enterprise. Crafting is another passion of mine, and I enjoy spending my time creating beautiful items with my hands. I'm always looking for new techniques and materials to experiment with, and my creativity and attention to detail are evident in every project I undertake. Along with my love of crafting, I'm also a blogger. I share my experiences and insights on motherhood, entrepreneurship, homeschooling and creativity with my readers. Writing is a therapeutic outlet for me, and I love being able to connect with others who share similar interests and experiences. Overall, I'm proud of the life I've built for myself and my family. I'm committed to following my passions and turning my dreams into a reality. I hope to inspire others to do the same and live a life filled with purpose and fulfillment.

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