More than 30 Easter craft ideas for kids including egg decorating, arts and crafts projects, and a list of awesome children’s picture books about Easter!
Updated February 2022
Here at the Artful Parent, we like to spend the month leading up to Easter trying out a variety of egg decorating ideas, making Easter crafts (our colorful mini baskets were a big hit last year), and doing Easter art activities (back-and-forth Easter egg drawings are one our go-to favorites).
Want some fun ideas for your family for this month?
Here are more than 31 Easter craft ideas – enough for one a day or simply pick and choose a few to try. There’s everything here from awesome Easter egg decorating ideas, the best Easter crafts for kids, simple Easter art activities, some fun ideas to try with egg cartons, and even some egg science!
Easter Craft Ideas for Kids
8 Easter Crafts for Kids
7. String Easter Eggs on Craftwhack
8. Salt Dough Egg Ornaments on Design Mom
7 Easter Art Projects
10. Easter Egg Potato Stamps on Natural Beach Living
12. Printing and Painting with Plastic Easter Eggs on Buggy and Buddy
14. Pom Pom Easter Egg Painting on Crafty Morning
15. Tin Foil Easter Egg Art on I Heart Crafty Things
8 Easter Activities for Kids
18. How to Make a Crystal Egg on Fantastic Fun and Learning
19. Make Your Own Easter Crayons on I Heart Arts N Crafts
20. Make Chicken Egg Cups out of Egg Cartons on Red Ted Art
22. Make Egg Geodes on Tinkerlab
23. Easter Playdough in Eggs + Easter Playdough Mats on Modern Parents, Messy Kids
4 (okay, 25) Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
25. Watercolor Easter Eggs on Alisa Burke
26. 12 No-Dye Easter Egg Ideas on Art Bar Blog
27. Crackled, Speckled & Drizzled Watercolor Easter Eggs from Oh My! Creative
6 Easter Treats to Make
29. Birds Nest Cookies on Fun at Home with Kids
31. Easter Pancake Art on Let’s Lasso The Moon (with great videos!)
32. Easter Bunny Pancakes on The Idea Room
33. Peeps Houses for Kids on Yesterfood
Easter Books for Kids
Head to the library and check out some books about Easter.
Need some suggestions? Ask your children’s librarian or try some of these:
- The Story of the Easter Bunny by Katherine Tegen
- Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry
- My First Easter by Tomie dePaola
- Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
- Max’s Chocolate Chicken by Rosemary Wells
- Happy Easter, Mouse by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond
- The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
- The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing
And, if you’re looking for Easter Basket gift ideas for your resident Easter Bunny, here are 25 Creative Easter Basket Ideas for Kids.
More Easter Craft Ideas for Kids
- 8 Fun Easter Arts & Crafts Ideas for Kids this Spring
- 11 Easter Crafts for Kids
- 11 Creative Easter Egg Ideas for Kids
- 5 Easter Craft Ideas for Kids
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