10 Easter craft ideas for kids: DIY projects for the March and April holidays

Because it isn't Easter without toilet roll bunnies, neon eggs and spring floral wreaths...

Hop to it, bunnies! We love cool art and craft projects for the kids that encourage creativity. Plus, we’re also fans of easy activities with ‘lil ones which we love as much as they do! Easter is not only the perfect time to ditch the diet (oh chocolate Easter eggs, how we love thee), but it’s also an egg-cellent excuse to break out the art supplies. Need some cool Easter craft ideas? We bring you some of the best blogs that have step-by-step guides to making easy, fun, and inexpensive handmade decorations that’ll add a little festive cheer to  your home and everyone around you.

1. Easter Egg Pinatas
Party at home with these paper mache balloon pinatas (pictured up top) from Oh Happy Day. Break them open for a choc-filled surprise, or stuff them with confetti for a fun sugar-less alternative.


Forget Elf on a Shelf and make an Egg on a Shelf instead! Photography: Minted

2. Eggs on a Shelf
These guys are so cute and fun to make! Minted teaches you how to dress your eggs up and sit them around the house for some festive cheer.

3. Twisty Bunny Ears
These adorable bunny ears from The House That Lars Built put a twist on style when it comes to the school Easter Hat Parade.

4. Bunny Candy Pouch
This pouch by mer mag has bunny ears which tie together to close the bag on the lollies inside. An egg-tremely simple way to add a punch to your party favour bags.

Easter craft goes floral! Photography: Flax and Twine

5. Egg Floral Wreath
Bring smiles to the breakfast table this Easter as you top your eggs with pretty crowns made of tiny fresh flowers. A superb idea from Flax and Twine.

6. Easter Sundae Kit
Why not spoil the kids this Easter Sunday with this sweet idea from The Sweet LuLu. Serve up an Easter Sundae, instead of the usual Easter Eggs and you’re sure to be a hit amongst the little ones!

Easter mason jars for your Easter treats. Photography: Number 2 Pencil

7. Easter Mason Jars
These colourful mason jars are as easy to make as they are pretty to look at! Fill them with flowers, chocolate eggs or candy once you’ve followed the tutorial by No.2 Pencil.

8. Easter treat holders
We’re always looking for fun new ways to upcycle our toilet rolls, and this adorbs Easter bunny and chick treat holders by Powerful Mothering is definitely going on our Easter DIY ‘must do’ list.

These bunny book markers are easy peasy! Photography: Easy Peasy and Fun

9. Origami Bunny Book Marker
Keep your books dog-ear free by turning your bookworms into book-bunnies with these lovely origami book markers by Easy Peasy and Fun.

10. Neon Dip-Dyed Eggs
Unleash your inner-80s child with these neon dip-dyed eggs from Oh Joy!. Neon is making a comeback, by the way!

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Photography (top image): via Oh Happy Day. Photography by Aubrey Trinnaman