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30 Easter Activities for Kids

by The Artful Parent Editorial Team
March 1, 2024

Looking for ideas for Easter activities for kids? Here are 30 Easter egg decorating ideas, Easter crafts, and lots of Easter fun!

Updated January 2024

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).

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Photo by Rachel Withers

Want some fun ideas for your family for this month?

Here are more than 30 Easter craft ideas to try. There’s something here for everyone in your family!

Easter Activities for Kids

stained glass easter egg
Photo by Andrea Martelle

7 Easter Crafts to Make

1. Make Mini Easter Baskets

2. Create Giant Papier-Mache Eggs

3. Paint Wooden Easter Eggs as a keepsake

4. Decorate your window with Stained Glass Easter Eggs

5. Or Easter Egg Suncatchers with Flower Petals

6. Make Tissue Paper Nests for your eggs

7. Try Easter Egg Suncatchers with tissue paper

peep prints
Photo by Andrea Martelle

6 Easter Process Art Activities

8. Paint an Easter Egg Bunting

9. Try Styrofoam Printmaking to make Easter egg prints

10. Paint with Peeps!

11. Do some Double Doodle Easter Art

12. Make one of these Egg Garlands from Art Bar Blog

13. Make Easter Egg Scrape Art from Toddler Approved

easter egg tree
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

6 Easter Activities for Kids

14. Make an Easter Egg Tree

15. Try Back-and-Forth Easter Egg Drawings

16. Make Your Own Easter Crayons on I Heart Arts N Crafts

17. Paint Easter Egg Rocks

18. Make Egg Geodes on Tinkerlab

19. Make a batch of Easter Playdough in Eggs on Modern Parents, Messy Kids

dyed easter eggs
Photo by Andrea Martelle

6 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

20. Try one of our favorite Ideas for Decorating Easter Eggs

21. Or one of these Easter Egg Decorating Ideas Inspired by Nature

22. Try Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs from Crafty Morning

23. 12 No-Dye Easter Egg Ideas on Art Bar Blog

24. Watercolor Easter Eggs on Alisa Burke

25. Crackled, Speckled & Drizzled Watercolor Easter Eggs from Oh My! Creative

pretzel nest
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

4 Easter Treats to Make

26. Make Pretzel Nests and stick a Peep in!

27. Make your own Peanut Butter Cups

28. Make a Birds Nest Cake with Ice Cream Eggs for Easter dinner

29. Peeps Houses for Kids on Yesterfood

30. Plus, there are some great picture books about Easter, so don’t forget to head to the library and check some out.

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Need some suggestions? Ask your children’s librarian or try some of these:

And, if you’re looking for Easter Basket gift ideas for your resident Easter Bunny, here are 25 Creative Easter Basket Ideas for Kids.

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More Easter Craft Ideas for Kids

Want even more creative ideas?

Check out our Easter Creativity pack!

Celebrate this fun holiday with all kinds of adorable creative activities! This 32-page printable eBook is full of coloring pages, drawing prompts, games, and more!

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