13 Easy Easter Crafts for Adults and Kids
The Easter bunny may be social distancing this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate without him. It’s still important to keep your family’s Easter tradition going, even if that means putting the large family brunches and neighborhood egg hunts on hold.
One way to set the Easter vibe is by doing some good, old-fashioned crafting! Not only will making Easter crafts keep little hands busy, it will also bring some homemade and inexpensive spring décor to your home.
The following Easter craft ideas are ideal for both adults and kids, and most use basic materials you may already have on hand. Need supplies? No worries. You can find many of these items at stores with curbside pickup, including Michael’s, Joann, Target and Walmart, so you can get crafty while reducing your risk of exposure.
How adorable are these Easter-themed knee-high socks from Dazzle While Frazzled? All you need are a few basic supplies — socks, felt, glue and a pom-pom for the cottontail and you’ve got a festive addition to your Easter best.
Even though there are no parties in store this Easter season, it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with a festive paper hat! Even the little ones can join in this easy springtime craft from The House That Lars Built. All you need is some colored cardstock, scissors and glue and you’ll be ready for the holiday.
You can bring the [figurative] Easter Bunny to your front door this year thanks to this festive pom-pom wreath via A Beautiful Mess. Some pom-poms (either homemade or store bought), a wreath form and some felt makes up this festive décor à la Peter Cottontail.
Who says piñatas have to be reserved for kids’ birthday parties? With this fun tutorial from Oh Happy Day, you can make your own Easter-themed piñata from simple paper mâché. Add a little crepe paper and fill it with toys and candies and you’ve got a fun activity for the whole family come Easter morning.
This kid-friendly craft from A Night Owl Blog uses paint and shaving cream to create unique patterns on egg-shaped cardstock. Kids love the interactive (i.e.: messy!) nature of this easy craft, and you’ll love the fun, low-cost way to get your home decorated for the holiday.
Send an Easter greeting to some-bunny you love this year with these easy yard-wrapped cards from Kids Craft Room. Even the youngest children can get in on the action. Just wrap yard around a piece of cardboard or cardstock, and layer it with a contrasting color cut using the free template. Voilà! You have a unique DIY Easter card!
It’s easy to transform an inexpensive planter from the dollar store into an Easter-themed decoration for your home. In this tutorial from Average but Inspired, a little paint and glue gives life to an otherwise boring vessel. Add a real (or faux) succulent and you’re celebrating in style!
If you haven’t had the pleasure of making slime with your kids, you’re in luck! This recipe from Design Improvised is easy and fun for the whole family. Tuck it inside a plastic egg fashioned into a bunny and you’ve got a happy (albeit messy!) Easter surprise!
So, where to store all those Easter goodies? How about a cute Easter bunny mason jar? This project from The Decorated Cookie couldn’t be simpler: using the provided template, cut out a stencil, paint, add a ribbon and you’ve got instant and functional spring décor.
These gold leaf Easter eggs from Make Life Lovely are too beautiful to crack. Luckily, they’re made of wood, so you don’t have to! Wooden eggs are painted, covered in gold leaf foil (available at craft stores), and arranged in a nest you can make yourself!
This family-friendly Easter craft idea from The Crazy Craft Lady is both sentimental and festive! Kids of all ages will love making handprints from craft paint and turning them into cute bunnies. Once laminated or sealed, they can then be used to accent floral arrangements or centerpieces. You can keep the artwork year after year as a reminder of how much your child has grown.
Sometimes, the simplest projects have the most impact! This basic project from DIY Candy uses a lace bunny silhouette adorned with ribbon on top of a pre-made burlap canvas. It’s a combination that’s both elegant and rustic, and is perfect for bringing a little Easter inspiration to your home!
This is another simple project for bringing some Eastery curb appeal to your home. Plastic eggs are spray painted in pastel colors and glued to a foam ring for an instant yet impressive Easter decoration, courtesy Please Note Paper.