Easy Easter crafts for kids like Easter chick crafts, Easter bunny crafts and paper flowers

No other holiday offers the abundant crafting opportunities of Easter—from spring chicks made from egg cartons to bunny crafts made with toilet paper rolls. Whether you’re stuffing an elaborate Easter basket with goodies or planning an epic crafternoon, here are some adorable Easter crafts for kids that everyone will love.

Easy Easter Craft Ideas

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Easy paper lilies and daffodils Easter crafts for kids Image source: Denise Dias

1Paper Flowers

Fill a glass jar with these paper lilies or give a big bunch of paper daffodils to a neighbour or friend. This easy Easter craft is so simple that even a toddler can make it.

What you need

How to make it

For the lilies:

  1. Cut out the shape of the flower from a sheet of construction paper.
  2. Roll up the paper and tape the base leaving a small opening at the bottom.
  3. Thread a piece of pipe cleaner through the opening to form the stem.
  4. Gently roll the tips of the flower away from the stem.
  5. Fill a jar to make a pretty centrepiece or tie a ribbon around a bunch for a thoughtful gift.
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To create the lily shape, draw and cut a loose star shape with five points or trace one of your hands.

For the daffodils:

  1. Cut out the shape of the flowers from a sheet of construction paper.
  2. Gently glue the flower to the stem with a glue stick.
  3. Trim a white or brown muffin cup to size and glue it, face up, in the centre of the flower.

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Easy Easter egg carton chicks craft for kids Image source: Denise Dias

2Egg Carton Chicks

Kids will love these cheerful little chick crafts loaded with chocolate treats. Surprise them with one for dessert or as a reward after a successful egg hunt.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Gently cut an empty egg carton to separate all the pockets.
  2. Paint each egg carton piece bright yellow and let dry completely.
  3. Cut out triangular shapes from construction paper to form the beak and feet. Glue them along the rim and bottom of each egg carton pocket.
  4. Trim a small piece of tissue paper to form a ruffled tuft of hair and glue the edge to the top of each egg carton.
  5. Glue or draw on googly eyes and fill each cavity with chocolate eggs or other treats.

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Easy paper roll Easter bunny craft for kids Image source: Denise Dias

3Paper Roll Bunnies

These adorable Easter crafts for kids are super easy to make using empty toilet paper rolls. Make a bunch and use them to decorate your table or mantle.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Paint the paper roll with white or beige acrylic craft paint and let it dry completely.
  2. Cut out two paper bunny ears from the construction paper and glue them to the inside rim of the roll.
  3. Glue on the googly eyes.
  4. Cut out a paper triangle for the nose and long thin strips or pipe cleaners for the whiskers. Glue them in place and draw two u-shaped lines underneath for the mouth.
  5. Get creative and accessorize your paper bunny craft with cotton balls, pompoms, pipe cleaners or other fun add-ons.
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BUDGET WATCH
Skip googly eyes and simply draw eyes with a black marker or pen.

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4Finger Puppets

Put on a sp-egg-tacular finger puppet show with this fun Easter craft that kids and adults can do together. Make a bunny, Easter chick or little lamb with various colours and ear shapes.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Wrap a long piece of pipe cleaner around your finger to make a curly spiral.
  2. Glue a cotton ball to the top of the spiral.
  3. Glue on googly eyes and a pompom nose.
  4. Cut out ear shapes from construction paper and glue them to the back of the cotton ball.
  5. Slide the pipe cleaner spiral over your finger and start practicing your animal voices!

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Easy Easter bunny hats craft for kids Image source: Denise Dias

5Easter Bunny Hats

Make your Easter brunch or dinner feel extra special with cute paper bunny party hats.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Make a cone shape from white cardstock or construction paper and glue together the ends.
  2. Cut out two long bunny ears from construction paper and glue the ends to the back of the cone.
  3. Glue a large pompom (or a cotton ball or piece of crumpled tissue paper) to the top of the cone.
  4. Make a cute bunny face on the cone using googly eye stickers or round cut-outs, pompoms, paper whiskers and a painted mouth. You can also use watercolours to cover the base. Be creative and use whatever supplies you have on hand!
  5. When you’ve finished decorating and the paint is dry, cut a piece of string, elasticized string or even a strip of paper that’s long enough to loop around your chin, then glue, staple or tape it to either side of the hat as a chin strap.
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Print off an Easter-themed Walmart gift card to stash inside each hat or at each place setting for a festive surprise. Celebrating at a distance? The gift cards are easy to email, too.

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Easy Easter bunny headbands craft for kids Image source: Denise Dias

6Easter Bunny Headbands

Make these headbands to go with your party hats! Bonus: They make great props for a photo booth or family photo.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Cut out a long strip of paper and trim it to fit your head. Glue the ends together.
  2. Cut out two bunny ears from a white piece of paper.
  3. Cut out two smaller bunny ears from a pink piece of paper.
  4. Glue the pink ears on top of the white ears.
  5. Glue the finished bunny ears to the inside rim of the headband.

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7Bunny Garland

Decorate your entryway or mantle with this super-easy paper bunny garland. It’s an easy Easter bunny craft that is sure to delight kids and brighten up your space.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Draw the shape of a bunny on construction paper and cut it out. Use it as a template to trace and cut out several other bunnies depending on the desired length of your garland.
  2. Glue a pompom or cotton ball nose on each bunny shape.
  3. Lay out a long piece of wide ribbon or crepe paper streamer and glue the bunny shapes at even intervals along the length of the streamer.
  4. Hang up your garland to welcome guests or decorate a room in your home.
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Instead of free-hand drawing an Easter bunny, trace an Easter-themed cookie cutter.

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8Easter Egg Balloons

Why spend a morning painting tiny Easter eggs when you can make these giant Easter egg balloons instead? Skip the mess of a traditional Easter egg craft and create these oversize eggs that do double duty as décor and a playtime activity.

What you need

How to make it

  1. Inflate a few pastel-coloured balloons.
  2. Cut pieces of washi tape and stick them to the balloons to create different patterns and designs.
  3. Arrange your balloons into a garland, hang a bunch from the ceiling or let the kids toss them around in the air for fun.
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You can also use white acrylic paint instead of tape and brush your designs directly onto the balloons.

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