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Easter craft ideas for kids and preschool children

Updated on April 6, 2009

Here are a few interesting Easter craft ideas for kids and preschool children. Some Easter craft ideas that involve children are egg glitter, eggshell tulip, crayon resist egg and Easter peeking bunny.

Easter Craft #1:

Crayon resist egg
Crayon resist egg

How to make Easter Craft: Crayon resist egg

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  •      Egg dye
  •      Plastic spoons
  •      Hard boiled eggs
  •      Crayons

Craft method:

   1. Using crayons, draw pictures and designs onto your egg.

   2. When you are happy with the designs, lower the egg into the dye.

   3. When you remove the egg from the dye you will have a crazy crayon craft.

Easter Craft #2:

Egg glitter
Egg glitter

How to make Easter Craft: Egg Glitter

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Hard Boiled eggs
  • Paint
  • Brushes
  • Glue
  • Glitter

Craft method:

1. Simply paint hard boiled eggs in paints of kid's choice

2. Allow to dry.

3. Roll egg in craft glue.

4. While glue is still wet, roll egg in glitter.

5. Allow to dry.

6. Your Easter egg glitter is ready.

Easter craft #3

Easter peeking bunny
Easter peeking bunny

How to make Easter Craft: Easter peeking bunny

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Paper plate
  • Green and pink construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • Yarn

Craft method:

1. Trace 3 green hand prints and cut out. Place your paper plate eating side down and glue the hand prints to the bottom of your paper plate.

2. Cut two bunny ears from your pink paper and glue onto the top, back of the plate. Draw on some peeking eyes.

If you want to hang your Easter peeking bunny, punch two holes on either side of the plate and string through a piece of yarn.

Easter Craft #4:

Eggshell tulip
Eggshell tulip

How to make Easter eggshell tulip

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Eggshells or foam egg carton sections
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Tempera paint and markers
  • Hot glue or white glue

Craft method:

Clean eggshell halves and dry them gently. Or, for an easier craft with more durable flowers, use foam egg carton sections. Cut the cartons sections to look like a tulip.Using tempera paint, decorate the eggshells to look like tulips. Let the paint dry overnight. When the paint is completely dry, add details to the tulips using markers. You can twirl one end of a green pipe cleaner into a spiral shape. Then glue the spiral to the tulip.

Easter crafts for kids


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    • BobiM profile image

      BobiM 7 years ago

      Wow, neat- I love the tulip idea! Very cool.

    • LondonGirl profile image

      LondonGirl 8 years ago from London

      some great ideas there - we might try the egg tulips here!