Keep the kids occupied with these simple crafts while you hide their Easter loot. You know your little bunnies best, so always read the instructions first to determine how much they can handle before letting them hop to it.
16 easy Easter crafts for kids
DUCT TAPE EASTER EGG PLACE MATCatch all those chocolate crumbs as cutely as possible with this easy-peasy duct tape place mat. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSStefanie Girard
YARN EGG GARLANDDesign-oriented adults can have their Easter crafts and still look cool, while kids will be chuffed that crafting these beauties requires some serious balloon popping. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSJustine Abbott for Mod Podge Rocks
EASTER BUNNY AND CHICK FINGERPRINT CRAFTA stamp pad, a Sharpie and a few tiny fingers and thumbs are all it takes to craft these precious spring chicks and bunnies. Hoppy Easter! GET THE INSTRUCTIONSChickabug
CHOCOLATE EASTER NESTSBridging the line between craft and dessert, these chocolate Easter nests are almost too cute to eat. Almost. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSAmuse Your Bouche
DIY PEEPS CENTERPIECEPeeps take centre stage in these sophisticated centerpieces that little design fans will love arranging on their own. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSbell’alimento
DIY PAINT CHIP EASTER GARLANDTurn this activity into a two-fer with a trip to the hardware store to choose paint chip colours. Once you get home, all you need is scissors, string, and a hole punch, and you’re in business. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSModern Parents Messy Kids
SOCK BUNNIESSolve your single sock problem with these endearing sock bunnies. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSAnn Pellegrino, Hotcakes
POM POM EASTER EGG PAINTING CRAFT KITSThree cheers for this pom pom activity, suitable for even the littlest crafters. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSCrafty Morning
EASY CLAY EASTER MAGNETSGet meta and attach your kids’ Easter paintings to the fridge with Easter magnets they made themselves. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSDIY Candy
KELLOG’S RICE KRISPIE’S HIDDEN SURPRISE EASTER EGGDetail-oriented kids will love working on these somewhat finicky, but highly rewarding Rice Krispie eggs, while all children will enjoy cracking them open for the treats inside. Pitch in or save this one for older kids who can already be trusted to make their own Rice Krispie squares.GET THE INSTRUCTIONSCrystal at Simply Being Mommy
EASTER CENTERPIECEThe burlap basket is a nice touch, but the stick-Peeples are cute on their own; little kids can arrange them in glasses or jars by themselves. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSGina Kleinworth for Kleinworth & Co.
DIY EASTER BUCKETTurn old ice cream and yogurt containers into fresh spring Easter buckets with the help of fancy duct tape. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSGina Kleinworth for Kleinworth & Co.
EASTER COOKIE BARSOlder kids who are comfortable with stove-top cooking can make these chocolate egg topped cookie bars with minimal supervision, but it will take a concerted adult effort to stop them from eating them all once they’re done. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSFrom Brazil to You
EASTER EGG STANDSThese printable egg stand patterns will keep your kids busy and your Easter eggs upright. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSGina Kleinworth for Kleinworth & Co.
TOILET PAPER ROLL BUNNIESYou can’t go wrong with googly eyes, especially when they turn an old toilet paper roll into somebunny special. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSecoscrapbook
WEE BUNNY CONE HATKids will need help with the glue gun and fastener details, but it will be worth the extra effort when your little one is hopping around in this adorable hat. GET THE INSTRUCTIONSPaul Clancy, © 2014 Quarry Books