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Easter - Craft Ideas For Kids

Updated on March 6, 2017

It's Easter time and your kids are looking for some fun craft ideas, you've come to the right place because there are a lot of fun, easy and inexpensive Easter craft ideas for kids here. Do you want an Easter Bunny craft project, are you looking to make some chick crafts? Don't worry, you will find both of those craft themes and more. Scroll down the page, find the perfect craft for you and your kids to make and then get your craft supplies out!

Edible Easter bunny craft ideas are perfect for the after school project!
Edible Easter bunny craft ideas are perfect for the after school project!
These bunny pops are adorable.  I want to eat them right now.
These bunny pops are adorable. I want to eat them right now. | Source

Marshmallow Easter Bunny - Edible Craft Ideas

Yum is all I can say when I look at these two very cute, very edible bunnies. You can see how easy they would be to make and how easy they would be to eat too. Get some marshmallows and sparkling sugar when you go to the grocery store and surprise your kids with this very delicious, sweet bunny craft after school one day.

They are going to love it!

To make these marshmallow bunnies you will need:

  • Marshmallows
  • Sparkling sugar
  • Sprinkles or Jimmies in different shapes (round ones for the eyes and nose, a flower shape for the hair...)
  • Icing gel

Another idea I got from Cute Food For Kids is pictured below. You can use the same ingredients you used for the Edible Easter Bunnies to make the bunnies pictured below, but you will need one more thing, lollipop sticks. And maybe some red food coloring and a toothpick to make those cute freckles on the cheeks!

Cardboard Tube Animal Crafts For Easter

Get the cardboard craft rolls out, these animals are cute as can be and your kids are going to want to make a lot of them.
Get the cardboard craft rolls out, these animals are cute as can be and your kids are going to want to make a lot of them. | Source

You can visit Crafts by Amanda to get the step by step instructions on how to make these cute chicks, bunnies, and lamb for Easter. These animals are just right for the season and they are sweet to look at and easy to make.

To make the chick you will need:

  • Cardboard tube
  • Acrylic paint: yellow, pink, orange
  • Yellow and orange chenille stems
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Black Sharpie marker

To make the bunny family you will need:

  • 3 Cardboard toilet paper tubes
  • 1 Cardboard paper towel tube
  • 7 Miniature pink and/or orange pom-poms
  • Felt in various colors for bow ties and hair bows
  • Hot glue gun
  • Black Sharpie marker
  • Scissors
  • White, orange and green felt for apron (optional)
  • 2 Buttons (optional)

And for the lamb you will need:

  • 1/2 Cardboard toilet tube
  • 5-6 Cotton balls
  • 2 Black chenille stems
  • Black felt
  • 2 Small googly eyes
  • Medium black pom-pom
  • White craft glue
  • Hot glue gun or instant grab glue
  • Scissors
  • Free printable pattern for lamb head and ears (get that at Crafts by Amanda...see the link below)

Easy, fun and cute as can be, this Easter Bunny craft is made with a paper plate
Easy, fun and cute as can be, this Easter Bunny craft is made with a paper plate

Paper Plate Easter Bunny Crafts For Kids


Paper plate crafts are so easy to prepare for and make. The supplies you need will, for the most part, probably be in your kitchen pantry or craft room. These are the perfect craft projects for younger children. I found the idea on Mama Teaches and that's where you can find the step-by-step directions. To make these paper plate bunnies you will need:

  • Paper plates
  • Child craft scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue stick
  • Construction paper
  • Markers or crayons

See, there's nothing difficult to find on that list. Get ready to have some craft fun with your kids.

Easy Easter Marshmallow Crafts For Kids

You can make these Easter crafts with some construction paper, mini-marshmallows, googly eyes, string, a pom-pom, and glue.
You can make these Easter crafts with some construction paper, mini-marshmallows, googly eyes, string, a pom-pom, and glue.

Marshmallow Easter Bunny Craft Project

Another craft project you can make without spending a fortune are these Mini-marshmallow Easter Bunnies. You will need some simple, everyday household and craft materials and some mini-marshmallows. I know those marshmallows are a staple in my house because I love to eat them. The other supplies are stashed in my craft drawer.

To make these Mini-marshmallow Easter Bunnies you will need:

  • Mini-marshmallows
  • Craft glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Yarn or string
  • Pencil
  • Pom-poms
  • Construction paper

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Button Egg Craft Project In A Frame

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Easter Egg Button Craft For Kids

Spring and Easter are so easy to decorate for when you find beautiful and simple craft projects like this Easter Egg Button Craft. Spring opens the door to all those wonderful shades of bright colors and that's what this egg button project should reflect. Eggs are a symbol of the Easter holiday so they are the perfect shape for your button craft, a bunny rabbit would work too. To make this button craft you will need:

  • Frame – paint or distress an inexpensive frame from your local dollar store
  • Fabric, Burlap, or Cross Stitch Fabric – burlap has a nice texture to it
  • Buttons - these are pink but you can use any color or color combination you like
  • Embroidery Floss - pink was used here to match the buttons
  • Glue - craft glue
  • Masking Tape
  • Needle

(Note: Some people have made this project using only the cardboard as a backing and glue to adhere the buttons. The choice, of course, is yours.)

Take out the piece of cardboard backing from your photo frame and wrap your fabric around it. Cut piece of fabric that is big enough to stretch around the cardboard. You will be using this later when you complete your project and frame it.

Lay the fabric down and place your buttons in the shape you want your button craft to be...in this case, it would be an egg shape. Then arrange and rearrange the buttons until you are happy with how your egg looks. Then, one by one, glue your buttons where you want them to be. Let the glue dry completely before you begin the final crafting step of sewing your buttons in place.

Once you have sewn your buttons in, it's time to put the button egg into your frame. That's how easy this pretty craft project is. You and your kids are going to have fun making these!

Scuba Easter Eggs are made with hard-boiled & partially dyed eggs, cut straws, a water bottle cap, pipe cleaners, black construction paper flippers, and googly eyes. These are just about the cutest darn eggs ever, don't you agree?

Easy DIY Dip-Dyed Marshmallows for Easter

Easy DIY Dip-Dyed Marshmallows

These dip-dyed marshmallows are another fun and simple craft project, and it's one you can eat later. Yum. I love marshmallows, in case you haven't already noticed. They are sweet and delicious and abundant around Easter.

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