Pastels, flower prints, chocolates galore, and dinner with the family. Easter comes with the mystery, excitement, and belief surrounding the big bunny himself, not to mention peeps in every shade and the ultimate fun of the hunt for that big Easter basket!
But before the eggs are hidden and your favorite recipes are on the table, there are plenty of ways to kick off the family fun and get the good vibes going. These kids’ Easter crafts are a great excuse to encourage quality time, spark creativity, and get your hands dirty in the name of fun. Sprinkle in some pom poms, dive into inventive egg projects, and add a whole lot of color—it’s a recipe for festivity for you and your little ones!
Read All About It
Be it the “Star Wars” series or a bedtime page-turner for toddlers, hold your spot without skipping a beat! Save your page with these adorable Carrot Corner Bookmarks by Easy Peasy & Fun.
Great for younger kiddos and teens alike, these bookmarks lean on simple origami techniques for absolute beginners and youngsters. Think paper, markers, scissors, and glue—no sweat!
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The first Easter Bunny story was published in 1680.
Can you talk about Easter crafts with your kids without including egg decorating? Whether you want to go big or small, eggs are an ingenious canvas on which to create works of vibrant art! This step-by-step guide on Design Improvised will walk you through this simple yet gorgeous craft where paint, pom poms, and rickrack trim will turn lackluster paper mache into covetable delights!
On average, the USA spends almost $2 billion on Easter candy. It’s a close second to Halloween in terms of sweets expenditure.
Hop To It!
Yes, bright lavender bows and pale pink chiffon are fun for photos. But when playtime comes around, let your little bunnies wear their creations! Cue Cutesy Crafts’ Eraser-Stamped Easter Bunny Shirts are ideal for assembling the day before so as to not spoil fancier threads. And the stamps are made with old eraser nubs! Who knew your pencil’s less exciting end could result in so much color!
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Since 1878, each President of the United States has taken part in the ceremonial White House Easter Egg Roll on the lawn.
To Dye For
If your go-to for dying eggs involves store-bought tablets that give basic outcomes, that’s cool. But if your child prefers to mix things up and be wowed (with minimal cleanup) then look no further. Happiness is Homemade lays out a how-to for exquisite marbled eggs that are unbelievably easy—seriously! The outcome will be something you’ll want to repeat and share with kids of all ages.
Egg dyes were originally made out of natural ingredients like beet juices, flower petals, spinach, and spices like turmeric.
Insanely fluffy and cuddly, baby chicks are another barnyard creature associated with Easter. Design Improvised lays out the how-to on assembling these Baby Chick Headbands—the perfect accessory to add some pep to any Easter ensemble. In just a few minutes you’ll find your heart breaking from an overload of cuteness.
If you ever doubted the power of the Peep, think again. In the US, we purchase over 700 million marshmallow Peeps each Easter. The fluffy sweet treats are the most popular Easter candy after chocolate.
Eat (& Play With) Your Veggies
It’s hard enough to get kids to eat vegetables, but it will be a piece of cake getting them to put together Easy Peasy & Fun’s Craft Sticks Carrots! Dot your home or kids’ rooms with these orange and green gems. Or string a bunch together to make a garland for the dinner table!
Ears, feet, tail—the choice is yours! But over 75 percent of Americans eat the ears on a chocolate bunny first.