30 Easter Crafts That Will Brighten Any Home
From paper flowers to Peeps, these easy Easter crafts and decorating ideas are fun for kids and adults alike.
Bunny Candy Jars
Courtesy Torie Jayne
A little bit of paint and some toy hares can go far with this great Easter craft from Patchwork Harmony. Glue a toy to the top of a jar lid and spray paint. Once dry, fill with candy. Now that you’ve made the perfect Easter craft, follow these six golden rules for the perfect Easter brunch!
Courtesy Brittany Jepsen
Make a teensy terrarium with this two-second Easter craft from The House That Lars Built. Take a clear plastic egg, fill it with moss, and add a small flower or personal trinket. Place them around the house for a little bit of greenery. Here’s why eggs are such an essential part of our Easter celebrations!
Nest Table Settings
Courtesy Sarah Faubus
Dress up your Easter dinner with dollar-store staples (in disguise!). The genius siblings at Boxwood Clippings bought small nests from a local craft store to fill with egg-shaped treats. Frame each nest with a doily and a coffee filter, then add a card with each guest’s name for clever Easter crafts everyone will love.
Courtesy Please Note
Fake a Chia Pet for one of these quirky Easter crafts from Please Note. Sprinkle dirt into a small vase and top with a moss-covered Styrofoam rabbit (you can buy one on Etsy). Add a few small eggs or round stones for visual interest and texture. Don’t miss these 19 other Easter crafts you can make at home with your kids!
Pipe cleaner Finger Puppets
Tightly wrap a pipe cleaner around your finger to create the body of a bunny, chick, or kitten. Glue a pom pom head, googly eyes, and wings or bunny ears for adorable Easter crafts that your kids can play with when they’re done!
Courtesy Amy Mikkelsen of Your Southern Peach
Make an edible (and magical) little world for your Easter guests. Your Southern Peach crafts a confectionary terrarium with a mason jar, fun for decorating now and munching on later. Besides trying new Easter crafts, you could even start a new family tradition inspired by one of these nine Easter traditions celebrated around the world.
Peanut Butter Buttons
Courtesy The Curvy Carrot
Make these no-bake snacks from The Curvy Carrot when you are craving Easter candy and want to make fun Easter crafts. The ingredients are simple: Mini pretzels, white candy melts, Reese’s Pieces Pastel Eggs, and sprinkles. Craft them together and enjoy!
Easter Peeps Wreath
Easy! Wrap a wreath form with ribbon, and pin the ends underneath. Glue or pin on the Easter Peeps. Loop extra ribbon to hang.
Cheap Peeps Centerpiece
A Little Loveliness
Place a small container or jar inside a vase, then line the gap with bunny Peeps. Fill the jar with spring flowers. Tip: try this candy-flower display for other holidays, too. Don’t miss these 15 Easter basket ideas your kids will totally enjoy!
Jelly Bean Topiary
Glue pastel jelly beans to a small Styrofoam ball skewered with a dowel. Anchor into floral foam and place the jelly bean topiary into a decorated flower pot and cover with moss.
Easter Sock Bunnies
A Creative Cookie
Fill a colorful sock with dry rice and tie off the top with a rubber band. Wrap a ribbon around the “neck.” Cut round ears, add a felt face, a pom pom tail, and your sock bunny is complete.
Chocolate Easter Egg Nests
Life and Kitchen
Dip a spoon in melted chocolate, and set on parchment or wax paper. Add three candy eggs, then scatter chocolate sprinkles to make the nest.
Paint Chip Easter Garland
Modern Parents Messy Kids
Modern: Cut eggs out of paint chips, punch two holes in the top of each egg, and string together to form a pretty garland to hang in your home.
Adorably Fluffy Easter Chicks
Easter Candy Flowers
Live Laugh Rowe
Cut paper flowers, and use cupcake liners to create a daffodil from Live Laugh Rowe. Fill with your favorite Easter candy.
Courtesy Lady and the Blog
For this fun food DIY idea from Lady and the Blog, pick up some wide rice noodles, candy melting wafers, and almonds to make this adorable Easter craft.
Courtesy Robyn Lee, Via Serious Eats
Serious Eats impressed the Internet with their Peepshi (or Peep Sushi). The ingredients are super simple for this Easter craft: 1 box of Rice Krispies Treats, 1 box of Fruit By The Foot, and 6 Peeps. Enjoy!
Polka-Dot Easter Egg Decorations
The creator of Stay-At-Home Artist uses circular Avery labels as a stencil for polka dots makes painted eggs worthy of a centerpiece.
Silk-Dyed Easter Eggs
Dye Easter eggs using scraps of old silk ties and shirts, boiling them in a water-vinegar mixture to transfer the silk pattern to the eggshell. For more Easter craft details, you can visit Homemade Serenity.
Yarn Easter Egg Wreath
The Sweet Survival
Glue a small roll of yarn to wrap a plastic Easter egg. Set in an Easter basket, or glue to a styrofoam wreath form to put the finishing touches on your yarn egg wreath.
Fabric Scrap Fabergé Egg
Brighten up Easter baskets with this craft from artist Alisa Burke: Attach fabric scraps to plastic Easter eggs with fabric glue. Add a little rolled fabric flower to the top. (Check out this blast from the past with these 11 charming vintage Easter photos.)
Carrot Silverware Bundles
A Diamond in the Stuff
Brighten up Easter brunch with orange napkins wrapped around green cutlery for an adorably festive table setting.
Carrot Paper Garland
Strips of orange and green paper form a carrot, perfect for stringing into beautiful garland.
Shaving Cream Easter Cards
Little Wonders Days
Use shaving cream and acrylic paint to create marbled cardstock or construction paper Easter eggs. These make perfect Easter cards or even name cards for brunch.
Googly Eye Easter Eggs
Give Easter eggs personality by cutting off the stems from artificial flowers and gluing the flowers and googly eyes to hard-boiled eggs to create this fun craft from Scrappin Danielle. (Make sure you and your kids know these six Easter myths and legends.)
Easter Bunny and Carrot Eggs
Live Laugh Rowe
This craft from Live Laugh Rowe is not only festive, it’s fun to make with your kids! Glue googly eyes, a pink pom pom nose, and white foam bunny ears to a hard-boiled egg and use a marker to draw on bunny whiskers and eyelashes. Or soak hard-boiled eggs in orange dye for 15-20 minutes until vibrant. Wrap together a bundle of green raffia and glue it as a stem.
Peeps Bunny Bunting
Dana Made It
Cut bunny Peeps from felt and use a pencil eraser to paint on eyes and a nose. Sew the Peeps onto ribbon to hang. Check out Made Everyday for more craft details!
Yarn Easter Egg
Create colorful and unique easter eggs to lay around your house with yarn. Follow the 5 easy steps on Six Sisters’ Stuff to make yours.
Easter Mason Jars
Courtesy Melissa Mondragon
Create these festive mason jars from No. 2 Pencil. Fill them with flowers, candy, or easter eggs! (These are 10 printable Easter cards and gift tags to add to your kids’ baskets!)