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, especially when we’re stuck at home at the moment. Plus, we’re also fans of easy activities to do with the little 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, besides your Easter bonnets and hats? 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 piñatas
Party at home with these papier-mâché balloon piñatas (pictured above) from Oh Happy Day. Break them open for a choc-filled surprise, or stuff them with confetti for a fun, sugar-less alternative. Psst: it’s not only great for Easter, but birthday parties, too! You’ll want to bookmark this for later.
2. Easter egg wreath
Need some decorations around the house this Easter? Make this simple Easter egg wreath to hang in the house. All you need are paper plates (or just regular cardboard if you prefer), glue, a ribbon, scissors and tissue paper. It’s simple, fuss-free and we’re sure the tots will definitely enjoy all the scrunching up.
3. Twisty bunny ears
Stuck indoors? Make it more fun with some dressing up! Why not try these adorable bunny ears from The House That Lars Built? They’re really easy to make for the little ones – and incredibly cute, too!
4. Bunny candy pouch
Instead of buying an Easter basket this year, make a cute bunny pouch instead! This version 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.
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! Cuuuute.
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 among the little ones.
7. Easter Mason jars
Got some Mason jars lying around? Spruce them up with a lick of paint to make these cute offerings. Not only are they easy to make, they’re super-pretty to look at. Fill them with flowers, chocolate eggs or candy once you’ve followed this tutorial by No.2 Pencil.
8. Easter treat holders
We’re always looking for fun new ways to upcycle our toilet rolls (assuming you haven’t stockpiled, of course) and these adorbs Easter bunny and chick treat holders by Powerful Mothering is definitely going on our Easter DIY ‘must do’ list.
9. Origami bunny book marker
Are the little ones avid readers? Keep their books dog-ear free by turning your bookworms into book-bunnies with these lovely origami bookmarkers by Easy Peasy and Fun.
10. Neon dip-dyed eggs
Unleash your inner-80s child with these neon dip-dyed eggs from Oh Joy! The tykes can unleash their creativity and dip them in any way they want – our choice for a fun, messy Easter craft that’ll keep them occupied.