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Easter Basket Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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

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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 it, 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

Easter Ideas For Kids

From the classroom to your home, there are many ways to make Easter fun and memorable! We have a number of exciting activities that will keep your kids occupied while learning and having fun.

Keep reading below to discover some of our favorite Easter ideas for kids.

Easter Children’s Books

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! They’re great for helping your child develop a larger vocabulary, focus, and more!

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

Kids’ Easter Crafts

Crafting is a great way to foster creative thinking and problem-solving in young minds. Working with different materials can help children develop their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration.

It’s also a great way for kids to express themselves and learn about their environment. Easter is the perfect time to get kids into crafting – it’s a holiday full of fun, colorful decorations, and activities!

Chick Name Craft – This craft is great for kids of all ages and provides an opportunity to work on their spelling! They’ll have a cracking good time cutting out the cute chick and then arranging the letters. It’s an eggcellent way to teach kids all about spelling their names.

Handprint Easter Card Craft – Handprint crafts are always super fun for kids, plus they make great keepsakes! Trace their little hands on a piece of cardstock and let them get creative while designing their Easter eggs.

Kids will also love writing special messages to family and friends in their personalized handmade cards!

Easter craft ideas image collage

Easter Bunny Photo Craft – Is your kid the cutest little bunny around? They can show off their sweet face with this fun and easy Easter craft!

Simply download our free bunny craft template, and watch your child transform into an adorable hopping bunny. With this craft, your kids can hop to it and spread some Easter cheer!

Sheep Headband Craft – Let your child’s imagination run wild with this sheep headband craft – perfect for Spring role-playing! Kids will have a blast putting together their very own fluffy sheep headband.

There are two printable options, one for coloring and one that is pre-colored. No matter which routes they choose, the result will be absolutely baa-rilliant!

Kids’ Easter Activities

What better way to chill out this Easter than with a spot of coloring? We’ve got some adorable Sheep coloring pages that will provide hours of entertainment. Your little lambs can express their creativity while they bring these cute images to life with a splash of color!

Get ready to hop into some counting fun with our Easter bunny dot to dot printables! Not only will kids have a great time connecting the dots, but they’ll also be practicing their counting skills. Once done, they can color in each sweet Easter image and proudly display them for all to see.

blue paper Easter basket craft

Give your kid’s number recognition a real boost with our Easter color by number pages! With this fun activity, they’ll pair up colors and numbers to create an Easter-themed masterpiece.

Color by number pages is a super fun way for kids to work on their math while getting artsy at the same time!

Our Easter do a dot printables are a great holiday project for kids to develop their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. They’ll have so much fun completing the fun Easter designs and get a real sense of accomplishment when they’re finished!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

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!

More Easter Ideas For Kids

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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Free Easter Basket Template

Easter Basket Template

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Ava

Wednesday 21st of February 2024

Please send me the template.

Sam

Thursday 22nd of February 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Samantha McCann

Sunday 9th of April 2023

Hi

Sam

Monday 10th of April 2023

Hey there!

evey

Wednesday 5th of April 2023

thank you

Sam

Thursday 6th of April 2023

You're welcome!

Gwendolyn Frazier

Tuesday 4th of April 2023

I have an Easter craft in the library and would love to use your Easter basket template.

thank you.

Sam

Tuesday 4th of April 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

Sapna

Monday 3rd of April 2023

Please share easter basket template.

Sam

Monday 3rd of April 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

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