Looking for some easy yet creative Easter crafts for kids to make this season? Look no further than your very own homestead for a low-cost holiday display!
They are sure to become a great spring-welcoming project from upcycled materials you and your kids can enjoy!
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Easter Crafts for Kids From Upcycled Materials
DIY Easter Crafts
Making crafts with my children is a major Easter tradition in our homestead. We love anything spring-related such as lambs, chicks, and of course the more traditional themes of bunnies, baskets, and dyed eggs, among others.
Celebrate Easter on your homestead with these magical and colorful spring-themed crafts from upcycled materials, perfect for the young and the young at heart.
1. Easter Paper Garland
Spruce up any room for Easter festivities with this DIY Easter garland! It’s a thrifty and easy idea using colored papers or cardboards, a short length string or twine, and clips to hold the chickens and bunnies cutouts.
Googly eyes are sure to make your garland more appealing and entertaining, but drawing the eyes with a marker will also work great for this Easter project.
2. Toilet Roll Bunnies
I have seen a lot of toilet paper roll DIY, and I would say that it is one of the most versatile materials when it comes to crafting.
Just take a look at these toilet roll bunnies, who would have guessed that underneath the colorful paper is simply a cardboard roll?
This project has unlimited possibilities as you can easily customize it with any fabric or paper of your choice.
3. Easter Egg Baskets
These egg baskets are the perfect project to bond with the kids because it’s fun and very easy to make. The kids will have fun making this project knowing these will be their bag treats.
4. Wooden Spoon Bunnies and Chicks
If you’ve been searching for a craft that’ll suit your old wooden spoon, this is it! A wooden spoon definitely has its place in the craft room.
This wooden spoon puppet is a very simple project perfect for young children. All you need are some paint, feathers, foam, eyes, glue, ribbon, and of course the wooden spoon.
The idea so simple, I’m sure you’ve already figured it out just by looking at the thumbnail. Then, after it dries, it will become a fun toy for little hands.
5. Paper Plate Easter Chicks
If you’re looking for the easiest craft for a toddler, this paper plate Easter chick will do the trick.
Made with a paper plate, construction paper cut-outs for the beak and legs, feathers, and of course, those cute googly eyes, this is a project that’ll take less than 5 minutes!
6. Envelope Bunnies
Envelope bunnies is an amazing Easter craft that is also perfect for giving as gifts. Fill it with some Easter candy and let your children bring them to school to give out to their friends and teachers as a wonderful surprise.
7. Easter Place Cards
Looking for a styling idea for the kid’s table this Easter lunch? This easy project will show you how you can create place cards with little bunny ears and names on them.
They’re a fun and festive project that you can create just by yourself, or make use of your little helpers. Either way, you surely have an enjoyable time, and everyone will applaud your adorable Easter table setting!
8. DIY Pompom Easter Rabbit
This adorable pompom Easter rabbit is made of thick wooden yarn, card stock, black stones for the eyes, a pink button for the nose, felt for the ears, and basic crafting supplies.
The step-by-step easy-to-follow tutorial will lead through the creative procedure so that you and your kid will surely have a great time crafting.
9. Pine Cone Eggs
Pine cones are naturally egg-formed, which makes them perfect for your kids to paint. Take a hike around the homestead and gather some!
Hide them as Easter eggs and come hunting time I’m sure you’re going to fool a couple of hunters because they can camouflage into your landscape.
10. Bunny Masks
The kids will have fun crafting these adorable fuzzy bunny masks, and I bet they’ll enjoy wearing them even more! Don’t forget to snap some photos while they are making them and of course, once they’re wearing them.
These are the perfect props for your fun family photo op this Easter!
11. Paper Cup Bunny
Looking for an easy low-cost Easter decoration? This paper cup bunny is the answer! Made of inexpensive, readily available crafting supplies, this Easter craft and decor will be a hit in the homestead this year.
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12. Tin Foil Easter Eggs
Let your child’s creativity shine through by letting him or her decorate some tin foil Easter eggs. Made using different colored Sharpies, cardboard, and foil, sometimes the simplest ideas make the most beautiful results.
13. DIY Daffodils
These DIY daffodils will surely brighten up your home for Easter or any spring day. Make a couple with your kiddos and ensure a spring-tacular decoration that you’ll be proud of.
14. Easy Paper Easter Wreath
The spring colors of this easy paper Easter wreath will spruce up your home in time for your Easter celebration and yet the materials used are less than $5.
That’s a major bang for your buck, not to mention the joy you’ll have making a holiday wreath with your kids is priceless.
15. Easter Egg Tree
A tree is not just for Christmas, it’s also great for Easter. I’m sure, If you’re a fan of both the Easter holiday and of trees, you’ll love to have this festive Easter egg tree in your home.
Don’t worry about the supplies, because everything is available at your local dollar store.
16. Pine Cone Bunnies
Here’s another thrifty craft with a pinecone. These pinecone bunnies transform your ordinary backyard pine cones into the cutest Easter bunnies.
17. Peeps Houses
A gingerbread house maybe a Christmas staple, but aren’t these peeps’ houses too adorable? They sure to be a hit at your Easter celebration.
18. Easy Easter Candy Jars
Make Easter candy even sweeter by putting them in these easy Easter candy jars. It’s the perfect hostess gift or party favor that’ll surely tickle your recipient!
19. Easter Egg Buttons
These wonderful Easter egg buttons will let your kids have all the fun adding some Easter cheer into their room. Gather all your old buttons and let your kids transform them into a colorful Easter egg.
20. Paper Bunny Hand Puppet
Looking for the cutest Easter hand puppet for kids? These cute paper bunny hand puppets are Easter-rifically perfect. It will instantly transform your child into an adorable talking Easter bunny!
21. Easter Egg Mason Jars
Spring is a celebration of beautiful colors. So, let your kids paint some of your mason jars and transform them into eye-catching Easter egg mason jars to display in your house and celebrate the season.
22. Foam Cup Bunny
This charming foam cup bunny is easy and fun for kids to make and will look lovely in any corner of the house this spring. This cup bunny will look even better when filled with lots of Easter candies.
If you love pink, just like me, be sure to have extra supplies ready because you’re going to want to make a lot of these!
23. Paper Bunny Craft
I’m guessing you already have all the supplies necessary to help your child make these adorable Easter bunnies. So, gather your supplies, sit down with your kids, and spend quality time crafting this paper bunny craft.
24. DIY Easter String Eggs
Want to teach your young artist about minimalism? Then, these Easter string eggs are the perfect craft to get them started.
This DIY project will take time to finish since you need to hang them and wait until they’re completely dry, but it’s all worth it and the result deserves a spot in your Easter home display.
25. Chalkboard Paint Eggs
I love chalkboard paint! How I wish we already had some back when I was a kid, but no matter, I have some now! And with it, the crafting possibilities are endless.
These chalkboard paint eggs are just one of the many crafts where young ones can truly practice their creativity. They can create designs as intricate as they want them to be. This project is perfect for everyone in the house!
That’s all for now, my fellow homesteaders! I hope you celebrate your Easter holiday trying a few of these fun Easter crafts and have the most unforgettable time ever as you spend some precious time with your young ones!
Happy Easter! Enjoy crafting!
Which of these Easter crafts for kids is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on April 6, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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