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Easter Basket Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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One of kids’ favorite things about Easter is waking up Easter morning to a fun Easter basket loaded with cool stuff!

We want to bring that excitement into this activity. This Easter basket craft is bright, cheery, and perfectly spring!

This easy Easter craft for kids is great for helping them with fine motor skills, cutting, and creativity! Be sure to download the free template to make it super simple to create.

Watch our quick video tutorial below or read our step by step directions to see how to make this craft.

Easy Easter Basket Craft

Easter basket craft image collage with the words Easter basket kids' craft in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Paper Easter grass
  • Glue dots
  • Easter basket template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Easter basket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding Easter basket craft template

Begin by using the marker to make basket marks all along the base of the basket.

hand drawing basket marks on purple paper

Next, glue the top of the basket to the top portion of the basket base.

hand gluing top onto paper Easter basket craft

Finish off the basket by gluing the handle to the top part of the basket.

hand gluing handle onto paper Easter basket craft

Decorate your Easter eggs with the markers. When you’re finished, position them behind the basket and glue them in place.

hand drawing designs on paper Easter eggs
hand glue Easter egg to Easter basket craft

Take one or two glue dots and stretch them along the top of the basket top. Grab a few pieces of the Easter grass and press them onto the glue dots. Cut any long ends of the grass until it looks the way you want.

hand stretching glue dot onto Easter basket craft
hand gluing paper Easter grass to Easter basket craft

We just love how each Easter basket will be unique to the child! It’s a cool way to see your child’s creativity blossom!

purple paper Easter basket craft

More Easter Activities For Kids

If you want some more easy Easter ideas for kids to do this spring season, check out all of our other ideas below!

Books are one of the best ways to introduce a theme or holiday to children. There are so many great Easter books for kids, but these are some of our favorites. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your child’s collection!

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.

Two paper Easter basket crafts

For those kiddos who just can’t get enough crafts, we’re excited to share with have lots of ideas!

This hatching chick craft for kids is simple and so cute! Another option is this handprint bunny craft.

If your child enjoys popsicle stick crafts, try out this popsicle stick sheep craft or this popsicle stick Easter bunny craft.

blue paper Easter basket craft

If sensory play is one of your kid’s favorite try out this Easter sensory bin. It’s great for kids who love exploratory play and who are working on color matching. This Easter play dough kit is another fun option!

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

purple paper Easter basket craft

Easter Basket Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Let your child make this easy Easter basket craft to celebrate the Easter season!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Paper Easter grass
  • Glue dots
  • Easter basket template

Instructions

  1. Download the Easter basket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by using the marker to make basket marks all along the base of the basket.
  3. Next, glue the top of the basket to the top portion of the basket base.
  4. Finish off the basket by gluing the handle to the top part of the basket.
  5. Decorate your Easter eggs with the markers. When you're finished, position them behind the basket and glue them in place.
  6. Take one or two glue dots and stretch them along the top of the basket top. Grab a few pieces of the Easter grass and press them onto the glue dots. Cut any long ends of the grass until it looks the way you want.

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