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11 Easter Crafts Ideas for Kids

by Jean Van't Hul
January 8, 2023

If you are looking for some Easter crafts ideas for kids to try this month, here are some of our favorites!

Updated January 2023

If you are looking for some Easter activities for kids, here are some fun ideas that we’ve done over the years, including Easter eggs of all kinds, birds’ nests, suncatchers, and more.

You might have noticed that here at the Artful Parent, we really enjoy our holiday crafts. And that doesn’t change at Easter! As it approaches, we decorate dozens of Easter eggs, make bunny ears, and create birds’ nests all different ways. So, today, with Easter approaching, we thought we’d share some of our favorite easy Easter crafts for kids.

Easter Crafts Ideas

papier mache egg easter crafts for kids
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

1. How to Make Paper Mache Eggs

How fun is it to make huge Easter eggs?! Learn how to make large paper mache Easter Eggs using balloons and newspaper strips.

stained glass easter eggs
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

2. Stained glass Easter eggs

Here’s a pretty Easter craft to try – stained glass Easter eggs, made by cutting into a paper egg, snowflake style, and adding tissue paper.

easter crafts for kids suncatchers
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3. Make Easter egg suncatchers with flower petals or with colored tissue paper

Or try one of these lovely suncatchers, using Spring flower petals or tissue paper.

wooden easter eggs
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

4. How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

These painted wooden eggs can be brought out Easter after Easter, given as gifts, and be added to the play kitchen for some extra fun pretend play.

melted crayon eggs
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5. Easter egg Decorating Ideas

Try any of these 11 decorating ideas for beautiful, unique Easter eggs!

easter egg tree easter crafts for kids
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

6. Make a DIY Easter egg tree

Then make an Easter egg tree to hang and display them!

mini easter basket
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

7. Mini Easter Baskets

We love these mini Easter baskets, made out of paper plates and pipe cleaners!

tissue paper nests
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

8. Make tissue paper bird nests

A bird’s nest craft kids can make out of colored tissue paper. This is an easy spring or Easter craft and decoration. Plus, it can hold Easter eggs!

pretzel nests
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

9. Pretzel nests

This Easter snack for kids made out of peanut butter playdough and pretzel sticks is fun from start to finish!

nature eggs
Photo by Sarah Olmsted

10. Use nature to decorate Easter eggs

Try one of these beautiful nature-inspired egg decorating ideas by Sarah Olmsted of Imagine Childhood this year with your kids.

melted crayon easter eggs easter crafts for kids
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

11. Try one of these fun Easter crafts!

We’ve gathered some of the cutest Easter arts and crafts from Instagram, just for you!

We hope you enjoy these fun Easter crafts for kids! If you try any, be sure to tag us @theartfulparent on Instagram!

easter baskets easter crafts for kids
Photo by Rachel Withers

In case you need them, here are 25 Easter basket ideas that will promote creativity, imagination, and active play long after the Easter candy is gone. And you can also visit the Spring section of The Artful Parent’s Amazon store for more fun ideas!

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