Cute Easter Crafts for Kids
By Rachel Vince
Easter time! A time to celebrate new life and new beginnings. Here are some cute Easter craft ideas your kids will enjoy made from common items found around the house.
Pop bottle Easter Basket
Here is an Easter basket idea that uses the bottom of a plastic soda bottle.
1 or 2 Litre soda bottle
Paper punch or stapler
Tissue paper or other decorating material
Parent to cut off the bottom of a soda bottle. This will be your basket. Trim the edges cleanly. Parent to cut a ½ to 1 inch ring from the soda bottle, cut in half and use one half as the handle. To attach the handle, use a paper punch to put a hole in the basket where the handle should be attached. Punch a hole at each end of the handle. Use yarn or ribbon to attach the handle to the basket. Decorate as desired.
Easter Egg Collage
Give your child a large egg shape cut-out from construction paper. Have your child decorate with sequins, scrap fapric, foil, buttons crayons, markers, etc.
Have your child trace their hands on black construction paper. Cut handprints out. Place handprints upside down so that the four fingers are the legs and the thumb is the head. Have your child glue cotton balls to the body. Add wiggly eyes for the eyes.
Juice can Easter Bunny
Frozen juice cans(glue white paper around)
Construction paper ears(white outer and pink inner)
Cotton balls for tails
Black construction paper strips for whiskers
Have your child assemble rabbits by glueing rabbit parts onto juice can.
Palm Branch Easter Craft
Green construction paper
Green pipe cleaner
Cut out a leaf shape from green construction paper. Glue a green pipe cleaner to the middle of the leaf. Let your child cut slits in the leaf.
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About the Author: Rachel Vince. Rachel is a busy and happy Mom of two young children who feels blessed at having a second chance at life, seeing through the eyes of her children. For more favorite ideas that kids will enjoy visit her web site at www.create-kids-crafts.com This article may be reprinted in full so long as the resource box and the live links are included intact. All rights reserved. Copyright http://www.create-kids-crafts.com
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