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 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 Nests – Those Easter Peeps will need a place to roost! Have the kids turn a paper bag into a bird’s nest to tuck their Easter chicks into.
Foil & Tissue Eggs – preschoolers can transform a piece of cardboard into a pretty Easter egg ornament with this simple foil and tissue paper technique.
Easter Finger Puppets – toddlers will love these easy and adorable pipe cleaner Easter bunnies and chicks.
Easter Egg Table Toppers – little ones will have fun painting these colourful Easter Eggs. Q-tips are perfect for making stripes and dots, and these adorable eggs can be used as table toppers on your 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.
Easter Crafts for 5-10 Years Olds
Painted Plastic Easter Eggs – Transform plastic dollar store Easter eggs into gorgeous hand-painted eggs to display in a vase, 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. They’ll look lovely displayed in a basket or nest or on your Easter table.
Tissue Paper Easter Eggs are 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.
These toilet roll bunnies look like Chocolate Easter Bunnies. Even their eyes look like the candy eyes you get on a real chocolate bunny.
Crayon Resist Easter 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.
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 – this is the classic method for dyeing eggs with food colouring or liquid watercolours
Watercolour Easter Eggs (multi-coloured) – Make gorgeous patterns on your age with this simple watercolour 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.