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
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- Colored cardstock
- 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)
Download the Easter basket template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by using the marker to make basket marks all along the base of the basket.
Next, glue the top of the basket to the top portion of the basket base.
Finish off the basket by gluing the handle to the top part of the basket.
Decorate your Easter eggs with the markers. When you’re finished, position them behind the basket and glue them in place.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
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More Easter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock
- Paper Easter grass
- Glue dots
- Easter basket template
- Download the Easter basket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by using the marker to make basket marks all along the base of the basket.
- Next, glue the top of the basket to the top portion of the basket base.
- Finish off the basket by gluing the handle to the top part of the basket.
- Decorate your Easter eggs with the markers. When you're finished, position them behind the basket and glue them in place.
- 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.