These Easter craft ideas for children are a great way to keep them busy while you're at home on holidays, especially if you're stuck inside. Pick a spring DIY project, reach for a few basic supplies and get making!
Finding activities to occupy your little ones over the Easter break can be challenging, but we’re here to help. Explore this collection of quick and easy Easter craft ideas for kids to help you find inspiration. See more kids craft ideas here.
How to make paper daffodils
Bring some sunshine into your home with these pretty paper daffodils! This is a great one to make with older children, as it involves a glue gun. If you’re making it with younger children, get them to cut the shapes and glue them together yourself.
It is a fact universally acknowledged that kids love baking! Huddle up in the kitchen to make some cupcakes or melt down chocolate into crispy cakes, then make your own bunny cake toppers using our printable template. Reach for a fe basic craft supplies (from pens to pom poms) and decorate your bunnies, then serve up your very own me-made Easter tea party!
Frankly how anyone can resist bringing the bling factor to your Easter crafts is beyond us. We’re smitten with this sparkly DIY from Hello, Wonderful. The more glitter you add to your papier maché eggs, the better! You can also use this to decorate real egg shells (prick them with a pin on each end and blow through to empty the contents into a bowl, then gently wash and dry before you do).
We are all about the simple craft ideas that don’t require expensive supplies in this round-up. This back-to-basics egg carton recycling idea from Typically Simple is the perfect way to enjoy a little happy-making craft project with children without leaving the house.
Kids will LOVE this two-part project for modelling and painting their very own Easter decorations. Head over to Design Mom for the step-by-step guide to making these lovely Spring decorations – a lovely way to use store cupboard supplies you already have at home to make eye-catching ornaments to add cheer to your home.
Design Mom shows you how to whip up kid-friendly decorations this Easter
Make no-sew sock bunnies
This is a really cute idea for taking a few supplies you have lying around the house and creating a fun Easter bunny from old socks! Watch the video guide from Handimania on YouTube or head to Dynamic Dad’s blog for his step-by-step tutorial.
Make footprint Easter art
It is hard to put into words how adorable this idea for turning your children’s footprints into keepsake Easter artwork is! We found this fun kids craft idea over on One Kreiger Chick. So reach for the paints and get messy then turn your finished footprints into spring motifs.
Hands up who else is guilty of hoarding the most beautiful of Washi Tape rolls, only to never ever find an excuse to use them? We love this simple solution from www.whitehousecrafts.net. Turn them into simple Easter eggs then string up as bunting or frame to make a charming me-made gift. Kids will love choosing the bright colours, and if you don’t have washi tape you can still use this idea but use crayons or paints to decorate your eggs.
Hey, Let’s Make Stuff have got this cutest of ideas for an Easter make that won’t take long but kids will love. Make your own Easter Bunny and Chick Bookmarks. Cori George has created this project using Cricut or Silhouette but head to her site to download her free templates that you can also cut by hand. They make lovely gifts for grandparents if you can’t be with them in person this year.
Struggling to get out to the shops to find craft supplies! Reach for your leftover summer picnic or party stash and dress up some paper plates into a chick and lamb. This idea is from Vicky Barone’s awesome craft blog archive but works just as well this Easter as it did when she first wrote it.
Turn paper strips into fun chickens with this chirpy idea from the Easy Peasy and Fun blog. You don’t need any specialist supplies to make them – just paper, scissors and glue. Don’t have the right coloured paper? Try it with newspapers or old letters and paint them to add the colour.
Raid your recycling box and turn old toilet rolls into the happiest of hoppy bunnies this Easter. We’re all heart eyes for the pastel shades in this easy children’s tutorial from www.thebestideasforkids.com.
This quick and colourful papercraft project will help children practise their fine motor skills and keep them entertained for ages as they play with paper weaving and make bright Easter decorations at the same time. Watch how it’s done over in Easy Peasy and Fun’s YouTube video or head to their website to download the free template.
Jackie over at I Heart Arts and Crafts brings you this any-age-friendly kids’ craft idea to make your own recycled paper blooms this Easter. Accessible for everyone from toddlers to pre-teens, this upcycling project is fun to do for all the family.
Gather up a few rocks or pebbles and prepare to get messy with this sweet way to make calorie-free Easter eggs. We’ve long been fans of the community rock-painting treasure hunts and this would be a fun project to turn into a home-made Easter Egg hunt if you hide your finished rocks around the house or garden once they’re dry! Add a coating of clear varnish to make your eggs weather resistant if you’d like to use them to brighten up your garden more permanently.