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31 Easter Craft Ideas for Kids

by Jean Van't Hul
January 14, 2022
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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

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8 Easter Crafts for Kids

1. Mini Easter Baskets for Kids

2. How to Make Giant Papier-Mache Eggs for Easter

3. How to Paint Wooden Easter Eggs

4. Stained Glass Easter Eggs

5. Easter Egg Suncatcher Craft with Flower Petals

6. Tissue Paper Nests 

7. String Easter Eggs on Craftwhack

8. Salt Dough Egg Ornaments on Design Mom

Easter Egg Art with Watercolor Resist
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7 Easter Art Projects

9. Easter Egg Watercolor Resist Bunting

10. Easter Egg Potato Stamps on Natural Beach Living

11. Styrofoam Printmaking with Kids for Easter

12. Printing and Painting with Plastic Easter Eggs on Buggy and Buddy 

13. Double Doodle Easter Art for Kids

14. Pom Pom Easter Egg Painting on Crafty Morning

15. Tin Foil Easter Egg Art on I Heart Crafty Things

Easter Egg tree in bucket
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8 Easter Activities for Kids

16. Make an Easter Egg Tree

17. Back-and-Forth Easter Egg Drawings

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

21. Make Easter Egg Rocks

22. Make Egg Geodes on Tinkerlab

23. Easter Playdough in Eggs + Easter Playdough Mats on Modern Parents, Messy Kids

easter eggs as mini canvas
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4 (okay, 25) Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

24. 11 FUN Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for Kids (all our favorites!)

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

peep in nest
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6 Easter Treats to Make

28. Pretzel Nests – Creative Easter Snacks for Kids

29. Birds Nest Cookies on Fun at Home with Kids

30. How to Make Peanut Butter Cups in Silicone Molds

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

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Head to the library and check out some books about Easter.

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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