10 ‘Cheep’ And Easy Easter Activities For Kids

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Easter is a great time for families, but like all holidays, it can get expensive! We’ve put together 10 fun yet thrifty Easter craft activities to help you celebrate the festivities with the kids.

Don’t forget, we’ve got some spectacular Easter competitions running at the moment where you could win all sorts of prizes! Check out our Cadbury’s Easter bundle and HARIBO Easter goodie basket prizes to give you a taste of what you could win!

Without further ado, here are our 10 crafty tips for the Easter period! Keep an eye out for a few extra BONUS TIPS, as well!

1. Make your own Easter cards

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The local pound shop is an Aladdin’s cave of materials for getting crafty at home!  From colourful pipe cleaners to felt tip pens, glue sticks to glitter, you can find everything you need to create an Easter masterpiece.

To save even more money, you don’t even need to buy card to stick the glitter onto – just save the inserts that come with food and clothing packages and recycle them.  There’s no limit to the number of cards you can make for a small cost. Here’s some inspiration for Easter card designs.

2. Make an Easter basket

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Photo: Knittymummy.blogspot.co.uk

If you’re having an Easter egg hunt, you’ll need something to put all those yummy eggs in!

Get the kids involved with this fun Easter basket.

It’s simple to put together and the little ones can decorate them as they like with fluffy chickens, stickers and pictures.


3. Have an Easter egg hunt in the garden

easter egg huntBuy as many individual foil-wrapped mini eggs as you want and hide them around your home and garden.  The children will be kept busy looking for them, and you can all have a tasty treat afterwards.  Use the Easter basket you made to collect them!

Here are some tips for a fun indoor/outdoor Easter egg hunt.

BONUS TIP: Check out our 5 Insane Easter Egg Inspired Nail Art Designs for the ultimate Easter Weekend Activity!

4. Decorate an egg for Easter

easter craft activites decorate eggsDecorating eggs for Easter is a popular and low-cost activity for the kids, and you’ll probably have everything you need in the cupboard at home!

You just need to get the technique right to ‘blow out’ the eggs before the fun painting part can begin!

 

5. Bake Easter chick cake pops

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Photo: Bakerella

For a fun and different treat this Easter, try cake pops! These adorable yellow chicks are as delicious as they are cute.

Try this recipe for inspiration and you can even experiment with different designs if you’re feeling adventurous.

 

6. Make Easter bunny masks

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Photo: Babyccinokids.com

This is a super-easy way to bring Easter alive for the kids – you only need a few craft items for these cute bunny masks. Start with a template, stick on some cotton wool, add some whiskers and there you have it!

Discover how to create your Easter bunny masks here.

 

7. Make a rabbit out of a sock!

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Photo: Wikihow

Got an odd sock that looks a bit lonely? Upcycle that mundane sock into a cute bunny with a few savvy stitches. It’s pretty simple really.

Use a brightly coloured, large sock and transform it for Easter with this step-by-step guide.

 

BONUS TIP: You simply have to try these 6 Incredible Mini Egg and Cream Egg Cakes To Rock Out This Easter!

 

7. Easter egg carton chicks

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Photo: Jeromina Juan

Repurpose your old egg cartons into funny little egg-filled chicks.

What’s more, they’re super ‘cheep’ to make! Watch your little ones chirp with delight as they make this fun and easy craft idea; use the yellow chicks to store mini eggs and more.

 


8. Easter finger puppets

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Photo: Fiskars

For a simple spring craft project, why not try these fun little finger puppets?

Follow the template and put together the pieces to create yours. Your little ones can create their own puppet show. Why not make some homemade popcorn and be their audience.

Make a little chick, a bunny and lamb!

9. Make an Easter bonnet

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Photo: RedTedArt

Use scarves, belts, artificial flowers and badges to create a marvellous Easter bonnet. Or if you’re feeling particularly crafty you could use some paint, tissue paper, and newspaper and create a truly fetching head-piece. Why not have a competition and award prizes for the best one? Here are some tips on how to make the perfect Easter bonnet.

 

10. Baa-rilliant lamb egg holders

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Photo: ByTravis

Make the kids smile with this lovely little Easter craft activity – you can use them afterwards to hold chocolate or painted eggs!

A colourful and cute activity that kids of any ages with love.

Follow the simple instructions in the tutorial for cute little lambs in no-time.


Tell us your ideas for Easter craft activities!

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