16 Easy Easter Crafts That Kids Can Make with Stuff Around the House
These Easter crafts for kids are easy to make—even for preschoolers. And the best part is that they use items from around your house that you already have on hand!
We’re still at home
Easter Sunday falls on April 4th this year, and as we roll into year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s extremely likely that the safest place to celebrate it will be in our own homes. If you’ve got kids, you know that the ongoing struggle to keep them entertained is all too real. Luckily, we’re here to help! These easy Easter crafts for kids will keep them entertained and decorate your house for Easter—and the best part is they can all be made with things you probably already have in your cupboards. Let the crafting begin! Wondering how eggs became synonymous with Easter? We looked into it for you.
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Easter egg paper wreath
This adorable Easter egg paper wreath can be made with pieces of scrapbook paper, construction paper, or even old magazines that you have lying around at home. Simply cut out egg-shaped pieces of paper in different sizes, and glue them to a cardboard circle for stability (or just each other). Finish with a bright ribbon, and hang! Do you know these 9 myths and legends about Easter traditions?
Easter bunny garland
Some cotton wool balls from the bathroom, a little glue, a bunny template (made by you), some kid-safe scissors, kitchen twine, and some sturdy paper! That’s all you need for this super cute hanging garland. Kids could color each rabbit to look like friends or family. Each rabbit gets a sweet cottontail and you get a sweet house decoration. These natural dyes give the prettiest colors for egg decoration—and they’re all things you have in the kitchen!
Toilet paper roll bunnies
These Easter crafts for kids are simple to make: All you need are some old cardboard rolls, cotton wool or mini pom-poms for the noses, and some paint, paper, and glue. The littlest ones might need help with whiskers and eyes, but you’ll have a whole bunch of cute bunnies hopping about your kitchen in no time. Did you know a group of rabbits can be called a fluffle? It’s true! Find out how Easter bunnies got so popular for Easter in the first place.
If one of your favorite Easter crafts for kids is decorating eggs, you know it’s nice to have somewhere to show them off. Enter the humble egg carton, repurposed for decoration! A shiny metallic pipe cleaner for a handle and some crepe paper wrapped around a specially painted egg carton makes for a beautiful (and sturdy) Easter basket. Ever wondered what the royals do for Easter?
Bunny herb planters
Teaching kids where their food comes from is always an important thing to do, and now with these cute and useful bunny herb planters, you and your family can grow chives or scallions for use in the kitchen! All you need are some mason jars, potting soil, seeds or bulbs, and some felt, googly eyes, and paper for the bunny decorations. Do you know why Easter is on a different Sunday every year?
Easter bunny vase
Popsicle-stick Easter bunnies
These adorable felt eggs are perfect for an Easter centerpiece, or for gluing inside Easter cards. With felt cut into a base egg shape, these cute eggs can be decorated with glitter, sequins, ribbons, buttons, or whatever your imagination can come up with! If you’re struggling with Easter basket ideas, these amazing creations will get you feeling inspired.
Easter treats packaging
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Bunny napkin holders
Mother hen and chicks
A leftover egg carton, some decorated eggs, and a cardboard cut-out and painted mother hen make this a beautiful Easter scene perfect for a table centerpiece or decoration. Kids will love making cute baby chicks! Next, find out the best Easter movies to watch this year.