With Easter just around the corner, kids of all ages get excited about the upcoming holiday! They’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Easter Bunny, so while they practice patience, give them something fun to do!
This chick card craft is just the thing! Kids will create a little baby bird in its nest. Hidden inside is a holiday greeting for someone special when they open it!
For even more holiday fun, take a look at all the easy Easter crafts for kids in our Easter basket! You’ll find lots of kid-friendly crafts for them to do this holiday season!
Chick In Nest Card Craft
Making this craft is a great opportunity for kids to practice following directions, using scissors, and using their fine motor skills to glue all the pieces in place.
Depending on your child’s skill, it’s also a chance for them to practice their handwriting with a “Happy Easter” note inside or sign their name.
This happy chick is a cute and fun craft your kids will love to make this Easter, so grab a few basic supplies and our free template to get the kids crafting!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Chick template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the chick template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Fold the card base piece in half along the dashed line and cut out the card, leaving the top uncut.
Start making the chick by gluing the eye beneath each of the eyebrows.
Take the beak and glue it between the eyes, along the lower portion.
Next, glue the belly to the bottom and middle of the chick’s body.
Create the next by gluing the nest top to the top of the bottom nest piece.
Position the completed nest at the bottom of the chick’s body and glue it in place.
Open up the card and write a sweet message inside!
Now your little ones have their very own handmade card craft to make someone’s day!
Easter Ideas For Kids
We have lots of ideas for Easter crafts and activities that will keep your kids engaged and excited to learn.
These projects make learning fun, so choose some to fill your kid’s day this spring. We’ve listed some fun ones we think they’ll love below, so check them out.
Easter Books For Kids
Reading books to your kids is not just a fun activity, but also an important step toward their development. When you read to your kids, you introduce them to new words and concepts that they may not have encountered otherwise.
This improves their vocabulary and language skills, making them better communicators in the long run. So, next time your little one asks you to read them a story, remember that you’re not just entertaining them, you’re helping them grow and learn in the process.
Try one of these popular children’s books:
Happy Easter Mouse – Everyone knows Mouse from the classic If You Give A Mouse A Cookie book, but now he’s back and ready to celebrate Easter! Kids will love watching him as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Join Pete as he races to help the Easter bunny just in time for Easter! This is another new classic kids rate as a must-have!
It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny – Follow PJ the bunny as he tries to discover what kind of animal he’d rather be instead of a bunny! It’s a silly story with a great lesson.
Easter Crafts For Kids
One of our favorite ways to spend time with the kids is doing a craft with them. It’s a time for us to spend time together, but it’s also a great opportunity for them to develop important skills that they’ll use over their lifetime. Build their skills today with one of the fun Easter crafts below.
Easter Bunny Headband Craft – Hop on over to get this free template so the kids can make this super cute bunny headband. Choose either the craft version to assemble or the black and white version for kids to color in.
Toilet Paper Roll Chick Craft – This spring when there are baby birds filling the nest with their chirps, get the kids excited to learn more about them with this fun craft. They’ll transform a boring cardboard tube into a cute chick they’ll be proud to display.
Sheep Paper Bag Puppet – This little lamb is a cinch to make with our free printable template. Grab a few basic supplies, a paper bag, and your kids for them to make this cute puppet. They’ll have a blast using their imaginations once they’re finished.
Easter Bunny Card – For a fun activity this Easter, have kids make a handmade card to give as a sweet gift to parents, grandparents, or someone special in their lives. This cute Easter Bunny is simple to make, and kids will have fun creating the card.
Easter Activities For Kids
Level up your kid’s scissor skills with these chick cutting practice worksheets. As they make their way through four different activity pages, they’ll become more confident with using scissors with each snip.
In addition to cutting practice, they’ll work on problem-solving, counting, and matching.
These Easter worksheets for kids will get kids excited to learn this holiday season. These sheets are a great way for them to practice letter recognition, handwriting, and fine motor skills.
They’ll learn more about the letter Bb for bunny, the letter Cc for chick, and a lamb – three quintessential Easter animals all in one set.
Looking for a quick and easy activity to keep the kids occupied? Try these Easter bunny dot to dot printables.
After completing the illustrations by connecting the dots, kids will love coloring in these three different pages featuring adorable Easter Bunnies. These coloring pages are a great no prep activity, so grab the crayons and get to the fun!
On our Easter egg hunt, we found more than just colorful eggs, we found some fun Easter color by number pages! Kids will love revealing the different images while practicing number recognition and fine motor skills as they color in each number.
This printable set comes with seven different pages to keep kids occupied and having fun. These coloring sheets are a great addition to your kids’ day either at home or in the classroom.
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More Easter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Chick template
- Download the chick template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Fold the card base piece in half along the dashed line and cut out the card, leaving the top uncut.
- Start making the chick by gluing the eye beneath each of the eyebrows.
- Take the beak and glue it between the eyes, along the lower portion.
- Next, glue the belly to the bottom and middle of the chick's body.
- Create the next by gluing the nest top to the top of the bottom nest piece.
- Position the completed nest at the bottom of the chick's body and glue it in place.
- Open up the card and write a sweet message inside!