Keep the kids busy with these simple Easter crafts.
Easter Bunny Cup
This adorable bunny cup makes the ideal secret hideout for any left-over Easter eggs there may be! A super simple activity to do with your kids using supplies you’ll find in the craft box or in your kitchen.
What you’ll need:
- small foam cup (or paper cup)
- pink paint
- pink and white cardboard paper
- black and pink markers
- wiggly eyes
- pink fuzzy sticks (coloured pipe cleaner)
- pink or white pompomsor cotton balls
- 1. Start by painting the outside ofyour cup with pink paint. Set it aside to dry completely, upside down.
- 2. While the paint dries, cut out two bunny shape ears from your pink and white cardboard paper. Be sure to cut the whitecardboard ears slightly smaller than the pink ears. Glue down the white ear cut out to the pink one.
- 3. Cut a small piece, at least 8 - 10cm long, of your pink fuzzy stick and tape it to the back of the ears.Poke the fuzzy sticks through the base of your cup.
- 4. Glue your wiggly eyes onto your cup and using your pink and black marker, draw a nose and mouth for your bunny.
- 5. You’re almost there – now glue the pompom or cotton ball onto the “back” of the cup for the fluffy bunny tail.
Add a touch of Easter to your home with this simple DIY Easter egg wreath.
What you’ll need:
- Paper plate
- Easter themed wrapping paper or colored sheets of paper
- Cookie cutter shaped in an egg
- 1. Cut the inner part of your paper plate out, so that you are left with the outer ribbed portion only. To do this, gently fold just the center part of your paper plate, be sure to only crease the center.
- 2. Trace the cookie cutter onto the paper or if you don’t have a cookie cutter you can draw the eggs freehand.Cut the eggs out and glue them onto the back of the paper plate.
- 3. Cut a piece of ribbon, make a bowand attach it to the top of your wreath using a small drop of wood glue.
- 4. Cut another piece of ribbon, put the two ends together to form a loopand tape it to the back of the wreath.
- 5. Once the glue has dried, your children can hang them up or gift them to a friend.
* You can freehand an oval egg shape if you don’t have a cookie cutter