Below, you’ll find easy Easter crafts for toddlers and preschoolers as well as some cool Easter crafts and art ideas for 5-12 year olds. We have Easter bunny, chick and egg crafts, and creative ways to dye and decorate eggs. Our projects require common materials you have around the house, and they’re easy enough that even the youngest crafters can get in on the fun!
Easter is just around the corner, so we’re getting busy in my daycare with our Easter crafting. In this post, I’m sharing some of my favourite Easter Crafts and Activities for Kids of all ages.
Below, you’ll find:
- Easter Crafts For Toddlers And Preschoolers
- Easter Crafts For Elementary School Kids And Tweens
- One-Of-A Kind Ways To Dye Eggs
- And Our Favourite Easter Treat Recipe
Ok! Let’s hop right to it! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.)
Just click on the links below the photos to be taken to the full instructions for each craft.
EASY EASTER CRAFTS FOR TODDLERS & PRESCHOOLERS:
Toilet Roll Chicks
Toddlers and preschoolers will love painting and decorating these cheery cardboard roll Easter chicks.
Tissue Paper Easter Wreath
Fine motor skills are put to the test as little hands scrunch the colourful tissue paper for this toddler’s Easter wreath.
Toilet Roll “PEEPS”
With a few simple supplies, preschoolers can transform cardboard rolls into into pastel coloured chicks that look just like marshmallow peeps!
Paper Bag Bird Nest
Those Easter Peeps will need a place to roost! Have the kids turn a paper bag into a homemade bird’s nest to tuck their Easter chicks into.
Tinfoil & Tissue Paper Eggs
Preschoolers can transform a piece of cardboard into a pretty Easter egg ornament with this simple foil and tissue paper technique.
Pipe Cleaner & Pom Pom Easter Finger Puppets
Toddlers and preschoolers will love these easy and adorable pipe cleaner Easter bunnies and chicks.
Toddler-Made Easter Egg Table Toppers
Little ones will have fun painting these colourful Easter Eggs. Q-tips are perfect for making stripes and dots. Cut a cardboard roll into circular strips to make a basket, and you have some whimsical Easter egg table toppers for your family’s Easter dinner table.
Stained Glass Easter Eggs
Make a stained-glass Easter window decoration with contact paper and craft scraps.
Toilet Roll Bunnies
Little ones can paint cardboard tubes and craft sticks to make these adorable cardboard roll Easter bunnies.
Easter Napkin Rings
With papers painted in Eric Carle fashion, your kids can make these Easter Egg Napkin Rings for your Easter dinner table.
Easter Chick Napkin Rings
The kids will have fun exploring fabric and feathers creating these adorable napkin rings for your Easter table.
CD Chick Craft
Turn an old CD or DVD into an Easter chick with this easy Easter craft for preschoolers.
CD Bunny Craft for Preschoolers
Much like our CD Chicks, kids can transform an old CD or DVD into an adorable bunny with just a few basic craft supplies.
EASY EASTER CRAFTS FOR 5-10 YEARS OLDS:
Painted Clay Dough Easter Eggs
Use our easy 3-ingredient recipe to make these colourful painted clay dough eggs. All you need is cornstarch and baking soda and water. Once the dough dries, you can decorate the it with whatever acrylics, poster paint, watercolours, or even sharpie markers.
Painted Plastic Easter Eggs
Transform plastic dollar store Easter eggs into gorgeous hand-painted eggs. Use them for pretend Easter egg hunts or display them in a vase or basket, or on your Easter table or Easter tree.
Painted Stone Easter Eggs
Transform beach stones and transform them into Easter eggs with a little acrylic paint. These painted stone eggs look lovely displayed in a basket or nest or on your Easter table, or like our painted plastic eggs, they can be used for pretend egg hunt activities.
Tissue Paper Easter Eggs
These crumpled tissue paper eggs are great fun for all ages to make. Young kids can just crumple and glue, and older kids can plan and design the pattern for their eggs.
Toilet Roll “Chocolate” Bunny Craft
These toilet roll bunnies look good enough to eat! Even their button eyes look like the candy eyes on a real chocolate bunny.
Easter Egg Resist Art Activity
These Crayon Resist “Doodle” Eggs are fun to design and colour in, and the results are so vibrant. This is a great activity for art class or the older kids at home or daycare.
EASY, CREATIVE WAYS TO DYE EASTER EGGS:
And now for some fun and creative ways to dye Easter eggs with your kids this year. These ideas are great for all ages.
How to Dye Easter Eggs (the classic way)
This is the classic method for dyeing eggs with food colouring or liquid watercolours.
Watercolour Easter Eggs (multi-coloured)
Make gorgeous patterns on your eggs with this simple watercolour dripping technique.
Marbled Easter Eggs
How to make stunning marbled eggs with oil, vinegar and food colouring.
Tie Dyed Eggs
Give your Easter eggs a tie dyed appearance using a simple Sharpie marker and rubbing alcohol technique.
EASTER TREATS FOR KIDS:
And lastly, if you’re looking for a great Easter treat for your kids or for a class party, make our Fruity Pebbles Easter Egg Treats! They’re delicious!
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.