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Easter Crafts

09/03/2021

Children’s Craft Activities for Easter

It’s that time of year where bunnies, chicks and eggs are popping up everywhere and it can only mean one thing… Easter is here! The big day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about Craft activities for Easter. Celebrating Easter in your setting For some, Easter is a day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For others, it’s more about eggs, bunnies, and, of course, lots and lots of chocolate! Maybe for your setting, it’s a little bit of both. But regardless of your... Read More

spring bunting for easter crafts 16/03/2020
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Springtime DIY Bunting – Easter Crafts

Create Spring themed bunting for the perfect Easter decoration! Get the little ones excited for Easter and make your very own colourful Bunting! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 5-7 years old. Simply follow these instructions! Art materials you will need: Coloured card – in blue, green, yellow and red Pink patterned paper Black card White card Scissors Glue Pencil Hole punch Garden twine How to make Springtime bunting: Take the coloured card and cut out six flags (two of each colour) for the spring themed bunting.... Read More

easter bunny finger print cards 16/03/2020
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Finger Print Easter Cards – Crafts

Create the perfect cards for Easter! Get the little ones excited for Easter and make your very own festive bunny cards! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 0-5 years old. Simply follow these instructions! Art materials you will need: Coloured card – in turquoise, yellow, orange and pink White card Coloured Ink pads – orange, purple and yellow Black fine liner pen Green felt tip pen White pom poms Glue stick Strong glue Scissors Pencil Ruler How to make two rabbits on a hill card: To make... Read More

21/03/2018
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Sock Bunnies – Easter Crafts

Transform your old socks into these cute decorative bunnies. A fantastic craft idea for your kids this Easter! You will need the following: Socks Fabric scissors Dried rice or lentils Thin ribbon, thread or elastic bands Scraps of felt  Felt tip pens Googly eyes Glue Follow these simple steps to bring your sock bunnies to life: Fill the end third of a sock with rice or lentils and then tie or wrap an elastic band around this section of the sock to make a body. Fill the sock with more... Read More

21/03/2018
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Woven Easter Egg Baskets – Easter Crafts

These simple woven Easter Egg Baskets are perfect as a festive Easter decoration or can be used to collect eggs on an exciting Easter Egg Hunt! You will need the following: A4 coloured paper (at least 2 colours) Ruler Pencil Scissors Glue stick To make the baskets, follow these easy steps: Cut lots of strips from the A4 paper, roughly 2cm wide. Lay five, same coloured strips in a row on a flat surface. Take five strips of different coloured paper. Weave the first strip over and under the original... Read More

21/03/2018
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Bunny Skittles Game – Easter Crafts

Create some festive fun this Easter with these easy-to-make DIY Bunny Skittles! You will need the following: 10 cardboard tubes White and brown paint Pink and brown card 10 cotton wool balls Polystyrene ball PVA glue Scissors To create this fun Easter game, follow these 4 simple steps: Paint five of the tubes with white paint and the other five tubes with brown paint. Set aside to dry. Draw an oval ear shape onto card and cut it out. Use this as a template to cut out 10 ears from... Read More

06/04/2017
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Easter Fishing Game

An Easter twist to a traditional ‘hook-a-duck’ game that encourages creativity, numerical skills and dexterity. All you need is the following: A Paper PlateScissorsColoured CardFelt PensPatterned Paper/Gift WrapPaper ClipsWooden Skewers or Lolly SticksSellotapeThread To make the Easter fishing game Draw chicks bodies and egg shapes (like in the featured image) onto coloured card and cut out. Glue cut out wings and beaks to the chicks. Glue strips of pattered paper to decorate the eggs or draw patterns with felt pens. Write or print out some big numbers onto white paper. Cut them... Read More

06/04/2017
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Colourful Easter Wreath

Enjoy putting together this easy to make decorative Easter wreath. Children will enjoy decorating each individual egg using whatever they desire. All you need is the following: Paper PlateColoured CardGlitter CardEaster-themed Shapes, Sequins, Plastic Jewels etc.Any Additional DecorationsHole PunchThin RibbonScissorsPencilGlue/Glue Dots/Glue Gun To make an Easter Wreath Use scissors to cut out the centre of the paper plate. The leftover ring of card will become the wreath. Take a selection of coloured and glitter card and cut the card into egg shapes. When finished, glue the ovals around the wreath.... Read More

06/03/2017
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Bird’s Nest Collage

Get in the mood for spring with this colourful collage! Children can let their creativity flourish with this bird’s nest collage. To make it you will need the following: Sheet of Blue Card (30.5cm x 25cm)Sheet of Dark Blue Card (32.5cm x 27.5cm)Sheets of Coloured CardSmall Paper PlateBrown PaintTwigsFeltFur or FeathersGoogly EyesScissorsGlue To make a bird’s nest collage Cut a branch shape from brown felt, glue it to the light blue card and add some leaves cut from green felt. Draw the bird body (in the shape of the template... Read More

25/02/2016
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5 Easter Craft Activities for Children

This year, Easter Sunday falls on March 27th 2016, and it’s a great time of year for children to get involved in some fun, yet simple Easter craft activities. Symbols of the season include eggs, bunnies and baby chicks so use these with the soft pastel colours popular at this time of year, to create some fantastic art and craft projects in your early years setting. Easter Art and Craft Ideas Decorate an Easter Egg Easter egg decorating is a popular classroom activity that allows early years children to use their... Read More