If, like me, you’re NOT a Pinterest Mum, here are 21 Easter Crafts for Kids and Spring Crafts for Kids! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I am not a crafty mom. Those ‘Pinterest Perfect’ crafts that everyone else manages to make end up on the Pinterest Fail Wall Of Fame. Yes, it does end up inducing a fair amount of mom guilt. However, this instantly vanishes when four months after the last failed crafting experience, I find a piece of glitter on my eyelid at a meeting with ‘proper people’ and then it all comes screaming back to me why I don’t do it … unless the school makes me!
However! It’s been about five months now, and I feel like I need to do something crafty with the girls to make memories for Easter and Spring. Facebook reminded me of the adorable spring hats we made a few years ago. That wasn’t too terrible as far as spring crafts for kids go.
The other issue I have with crafts is that my girls are not babies anymore. They enjoy more detailed crafts. So here is a list of Easter crafts, Easter baking for kids, and spring crafts that the kids will love, and mums too. Most of these crafts are for children aged 6 to 10 years old, but there are a few that are great for all ages.
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11 Easter Crafts for Kids, 2023
Here are a few easter crafts for kids that look really good, are achievable, and are not too difficult or messy. Let me know which one is your favourite.
- Why not turn your hand to dyeing eggs for Easter naturally? Here’s how to naturally dye eggs.
- If you’re less crafty, or more of a printable mum (like me) here are 10 Easter Egg Colouring Pages for kids to print off.
- Or a more creative way to get the kids to decorate their Easter egg pictures is pompom painting – love this!
- Make your own Easter Tree – how cute is this? So simple and mess-free too. This one is perfect for younger children.
- Tissue Paper Hats for Easter – I LOVE THIS! It would even work for creating hats for World Book Day costumes.
- Step-by-step instructions on how to make your own pop-up chick cards for Easter too.
- Felt Bunny Craft – perfect for encouraging those fine motor skills too with the stitching and sewing for kids!
- Easy Peasy Bunny Ears – you had me at easy. I can’t believe I didn’t even think about making bunny ears for kids as an Easter craft.
- Sticking with the bunny theme, here’s how to make your own Easter Bunny Bunting.
- And for the slightly older kids (read: more crafty mummies), here’s another Easter Tree – check out the finished product in the image below.
5 Recipes for Easter Baking for Children
What’s Easter without some baking with the kids. Here are some Easter recipes for baking with kids this Easter! They all really fun and easy to make. Baking with kids is a yes for us … mostly because I get my teen bonus daughter to supervise. Having teen step-kids is a big help!
- A delicious Filled Easter Egg dessert sounds amazing!
- Bake your own Sheep Cupcakes for Easter
- Oh so cute and Oh so easy Easter Macaroons – these look delicious!
- No-bake Easter Popcorn for the kids – or the mums! This is my kind of baking!
- Don’t forget the classic Easter baking recipe for kids – Chocolate Easter Nests – It’s a yes from me – See picture below.
6 Spring Crafts For Kids
The spring crafts for kids are really cute. Not only are they really pretty and creative, but I think my girls would love to do these. They are all really easy to customize and mix up with a variety of different colours too.
- Ladybird Egg Box Bugs – I love anything that encourages using recycled materials, check out how we made a bug hotel with recycled materials.
- Cupcake Case Daffodils – this is so simple and creative. Just imagine all the colourful flowers you could do with this one simple spring craft idea!
- These Pom Pom Spring Garlands look amazing. I can see my girls starting a new obsession with pom poms if I get them going with this one.
- Here are some other flowers to make for spring crafts, easy paper flower crafts. Very cool.
- More Daffodils, because, why not? Here’s how to make a cheery daffodil – See the picture below of the finished product.
- If you’re looking for some outdoor fun this spring, here is a post from Growing Family with a fab FREE printable for Outdoor Spring Activities For Kids!
For more Spring crafts for kids and Easter craft ideas for kids, please check out my board on Pinterest dedicated just to this. It’s loaded full of inspirational craft ideas that are perfect for kids of all ages. Thanks to all the contributors to this post. Please do check out their awesome craft and baking ideas.