Celebrate Easter with this majestic Easter egg tree, which you can adorn with papercraft eggs crafted from patterned and coloured card. This project is perfect for crafting with children – help them make the tree and then get creative with papers and colouring pens to create a clutch of colourful eggs to hang from the branches.
You can also find the instructions to make the Easter bunny cake toppers here, and the pretty little baskets here. All of the makes can be made in under an hour, so they’re perfect for a crafty afternoon if the April showers become a spring storm!
Transfer two tree shapes onto yellow mount board using the template and cut out. On one tree, mark the dotted line, as indicated on the template, and on the other tree mark the solid line. Cut a slit down each line, and then slot the two shapes together to create a three-dimensional tree.
Trace the two egg templates onto scrap card and cut out. Draw around the larger egg onto patterned paper three times. Cut out and fold each egg shape in half lengthways. Attach the three shapes together, trapping a loop of twine between them to create a three-dimensional hanging egg. Repeat with the smaller egg shape.
Continue to create lots of hanging egg decorations in different sizes using various patterned papers. Hang the eggs onto the branches of the tree with the twine loop.