Like so many other holidays, celebrating Easter gets a little bit more fun once you have kids, whether the Easter bunny delivers baskets of goodies to your house or your family enjoys a festive Sunday brunch. Plus, the arrival of Easter often feels like the formal transition to spring—bring on the sunshine, flowers, and baby animals!
To help celebrate, we’ve rounded up a bunch of Easter craft ideas to do with your littles. Even better news? Many of these don’t require a trip to the craft store and can be made with items you probably already have around the house like toilet paper rolls, cotton balls, or egg cartons. Read on for 30+ Easter crafts to do with kids.
Our favorite crafts are the ones that are simple but fun. These sponge painting techniques are easy and exciting to do.
Make family time all that more exciting by conducting a scavenger hunt with this fun printable.
For an activity overflowing with color and some oohs and ahhs, dive into this entertaining fizzy science experiment. Even if your child is already familiar with the effect of mixing baking soda with vinegar, surely they’ll enjoy the chance to set it to the tune of rainbows and Easter!
Transform ordinary sheets of construction paper into these playful Easter bunny bookmarks, while teaching your kiddos about the special art form of origami, if they’re not already familiar, in the process.
5. Egg Garland
Elevate Easter décor around your home with this mixed media garland making project. From watercolor paints, to Washi tape, to glue on decorations, beads, and more, littles will have a blast choosing their creative direction for this one.
Not all Easter egg hunts have to unfold by the light of day…Grab some glow sticks and plastic eggs (which you can likely count on Amazon or your local party store for), and voilà! The night just took on whole new Easter celebration possibilities.
Before you take out the recycling, hang onto the toilet paper and paper towel rolls to make this adorable craft with your littles.
Coloring is always a good idea, especially when it’s festive for the season! These printables are perfect to get your kiddos excited about the Easter Bunny’s arrival.
Mary had a little lamb, and your little ones can too! In fact, they can make them at home and display their hard work proudly on the fridge for weeks to come.
Fruity fun meets Easter eggs in these happy-looking pineapple cuties! With a handful of supplies, you’ll have a little collection of uniquely decorated eggs in no time.
Full of bright Easter colors and with a look that says come squeeze me, these sensory bags are the best creation for little ones who adore any tactile inspiration they can get their hands on.
Your little scientists will love these experiment kits that can be purchased on KiwiCo’s site. Plus, they’ll learn about physics, biology, and chemistry along the way!
13. Easter Egg Slime
As slime is taking over the world, we may as well embrace it and make it festive. Be sure to make an extra one of these Easter egg slimes for yourself (you know you want to!).
Calendar countdowns don’t need to be reserved for the winter holidays! Countdown to Easter and get excited for spring with this fun calendar countdown.
These days, it feels like purchasing a store-bought card costs a pretty penny. Instead, craft together one of these clever and colorful pop-up bunny cards with your little one for a priceless result!
And they thought they had to leave ornaments behind at Christmas…Give your kiddo a chance to design a personalized Easter ornament, and munch on some of their favorite candy along the way before the Easter Bunny who comes to get it does! Orange M&Ms are one option for filling, as are other small and orange sweet treats like Skittles, gummy bears, etc. Note: your assistance will probably be needed for the glue gun step.
What do you get when you cross some jelly beans and marshmallow Peeps with toothpicks, besides a sugar rush? A cool Easter learning project! This one challenges little ones to construct sturdy structures in as many creative shapes as possible to house their Peeps.
Look out Coach and Prada, there’s a new bunny bag hitting the racks. With a couple of paper plates and markers, some pretty ribbon, and a bit of paint, your little one can make their very own!
Handprint crafts are some of our favorites to make here at The Everymom because they’re both cute and mark a moment in time. It’s one of those crafts you’ll want to hold onto forever.
These fun brain teasers will get their gears turning as they get excited for the upcoming holiday.
Your kiddos will have so much fun crafting this banner and will be so excited to wake up every day and see it displayed throughout the season.
Consider using this cool whip technique for dying eggs this year for a fun marble effect on the eggs.
Simple, adorable, and fun. These paper plate Easter bunnies are everything we could want in a craft.
It doesn’t get much more fun than a family bingo night, and these printables are perfect for the season!
How cute are these egg carton Easter bunnies? The best part is that you probably have most of the supplies lying around the house.
We can’t think of anything better than decorating for the holiday with beautiful crafts made by your little ones. These pretty paper Easter eggs are simply perfect for just that.
The best crafts are the ones you want to keep up all year round to show off. These sun catchers are beautiful enough for year-long admiration!
28. Felt Easter Eggs
Your kiddos will have so much fun designing tons of their own Easter eggs with this affordable and easy craft.
For an engaging activity alternative to an arts and crafts project, this Easter printable is a great little dice game. And hey, if you’re hoping for a future Yahtzee companion, this definitely plants a seed of introduction too.
30. Fleece Bunny
Bring the magic of the Easter bunny right into your home by helping your little ones make these fleece bunnies they’ll cherish for years. Pro-tip: be sure to make a couple for the grandparents, too!
Depending on where you live, you might start to notice fuzzy buds beginning to make their appearance along the trees. And even if you don’t, any branches will do for creating these crafty and nature-inspired Easter egg trees.
Invite in the abstract by piecing together one (or both!) of these whimsical Easter bunnies or chicks. Not only will your little one be left with a memorable-looking ‘pet,’ but now they can add sculptor to their list of talents as well!
33. LEGO Easter Eggs
If your kiddos can’t get enough LEGOs, they’ll love this craft. Help them get into the spring spirit by building these LEGO Easter eggs.