Fun and Creative Easter Crafts for Preschoolers

Easter holiday falls at an exciting time when everyone is ready to come from the hiding after several months cooped up in our houses. Here are the fun and creative Easter crafts for preschoolers.

There is no better way to welcome spring than engaging in some fun and creative activities with your preschoolers as you usher in the warm season.

The fun is not going to stop at decorating Easter egg shapes, dyeing, or dipping. We’ve rounded up multiple fun Easter craft activities for you and your kids to keep you entertained throughout the season.

If you’re short on cute Easter craft ideas to engage in with your kids, then read on to discover some fun projects for toddlers with step by step instructions. There’s more to the season than a bunny bag or Easter egg hunt! A simple craft or two can entertain your preschooler, and the whole family!

Pointers to Keep in Mind When You Think of Easter Crafts For Preschoolers

There are many creative Easter ideas for your toddler or preschooler that can make for a fun Easter activity for them. However, what may be an easy Easter craft for you may not be the same for your young one.

Here are some pointers to keep in mind when crafting with your toddlers.

  • The craft will not come out as perfect as it appears on Pinterest or as you picture it in your head.
  • Do the crafts with the kids or follow along and help them. You may also do them yourself and pass the complete crafts to them to try out.
  • They’ll not sit for long crafting. Allow them to take a leave at least after every 5-10 minutes and come back.
  • Your toddler will not complete all the crafts 100% by themselves, which is why it’s essential to discern what they can do by themselves and what might need your assistance.

5 Easter Crafts For Preschoolers

Here are our top five Easter fun craft projects you can try out with your kids.

1. Paper Roll Bunny Craft

a cardboard bunny craft

Image and Tutorial Credit: One Little Project

Supplies

  • Black gel pen
  • Crafter’s tape
  • Scissors
  • Invisible tape
  • Googly eyes (15mm)
  • Colored card stock
  • Polka dot (scrapbook paper)
  • Cotton ball/white pom pom
  • Raffia

Instructions

  1. Cut four pieces from the solid colored paper (6” wide by 4.5” rectangle, 2-inch circle, and two half-circle paws of one inch across)
  2. Cut bunny ears three inches tall and 5/8-inch nose (from polka paper)
  3. Add three lines across the paw pieces flat edges
  4. Using a black gel, draw a small keeping in mind the position of the nose
  5. Cut six straight pieces of raffia four inches long and hold them together at the middle with a tape
  6. Attach the raffia at the back of the polka dot nose and to the large circle at the center using crafter’s tape
  7. Attach the ears, googly eyes, and paw using crafter’s tape
  8. Roll the rectangular paper into a tube of about a toilet paper roll size and stick together on both sides with tape.
  9. Press a long strip of crafter’s tape straight at the face to the bottom of your paper roll. Next, add another half-inch crafter’s tape strip at the top and center of your paper roll and press on the pom pom.
  10. Your paper roll bunny is ready.

2. Easter Egg Flower Bouquet

a colorful Easter eggs

Image and Tutorial Credit: One Little Project

Supplies

  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Plastic eggs

Directions

  1. Thread the pipe cleaner up through one of the tiny holes in the plastic egg and down through the second hole.
  2. Adjust the two ends of the pipe cleaner to the same size and twist to make a firm plastic egg support stem.
  3. Repeat the same with different colors
  4. Put them in a vase or in your Easter basket and display your East Flower Bouquet

Note: For enhanced fun, you may choose a color that blends with your home interior décor or select one from the mix of plastic eggs.

3. Potato Stamping Craft

a colorful painted paper eggs

Supplies

  • Potato
  • Knife
  • Pain
  • Piece of paper

Directions

  • Cut the potato in two and craft different shapes such as wavy or zig-zag (straight is the easiest to make)
  • Dip each piece in ink and press hard against the piece of paper

You can let the kid make several stamps.

4. Feathery Chick Craft

a floppy chick craft

Image and Tutorial Credit: Sheknows

Supplies

  • Craft glue
  • Six-foot yellow feather boa
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Five-inch Styrofoam ball
  • Orange felt

Directions

  1. Glue your feather boa on one end to the Styrofoam ball
  2. Wrap the feather boa all around the Styrofoam ball. Glue firmly after every few inches.
  3. Once covered entirely by the feather boa, trim off all extra length of your feather boa and glue the boa end to the Styrofoam ball
  4. Cut out a triangular shape from the orange felt and stick it upside down on the ball to form a beak
  5. Position the googly eyes and glue them above the beak
  6. Cut another two pieces from the orange felt and stick them at the bottom of your ball.
  7. The feathery chick is done!

5. Paper Roll Chicks

a yellow paper chicks craft

Image and Tutorial Credit: One Little Project

Supplies

  • Black gel pen
  • Invisible tape
  • Scissors
  • 5 by 5.5 inches card stock (yellow strips)
  • Two tiny googly eyes (about 4mm)
  • Crafters’ tape
  • Pink pencil crayon
  • Six-inch pipe cleaners (1 orange and two yellow)
  • Small scrap (yellow paper)

Directions

  1. Start by cutting a small beak
  2. Fold the cardstock or a piece of orange paper crap in half and cut out a triangular shape from the fold.
  3. Cut 1.5 by 5.5-inch yellow card stock and attach the googly eyes and the beak at the center of the paper.
  4. Draw some eyebrows and use a yellow pencil crayon to draw cute cheeks beside the beak.
  5. Once the face is ready, roll the paper to form a tube shape and secure it with invisible tape.
  6. Using a single hole punch, make small holes on both sides of the paper
  7. Slide a 6-inch yellow pipe cleaner through
  8. Bend your pipe cleaner to form tiny wing-like shapes; tuck their end backs into the holes.
  9. Fold the 6-inch orange pipe cleaner in half and fold each side to form an ‘M’ for the legs, then stick using glue or tape.

Making these adorable Easter kids’ crafts should take a couple of minutes to finish.

Final Thoughts

There are so many fun and simple Easter craft ideas for preschoolers or toddlers. Most of them use readily available supplies and are fast to make. You may also get creative in the process and twerk these crafts to your liking. There’s tons of other ideas out there, from an egg craft, to an Easter wreath. Get creative with it!

Just keep in mind that you may need to do the whole craft for the toddlers, whereas the preschoolers who are a little older may need to join in.

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