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Easter Basket Name Craft For Kids [Free Template]

We’re all excited about Easter coming up, especially the kids. It’s one of our favorite holidays, and we all really look forward to celebrating.

The kids look forward to the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, sweet treats, and spending time with loved ones.

Get the kids into the holiday spirit and celebrate with this Easter basket name craft! When kids make this fun paper craft, they’ll fill their Easter baskets with eggs that spell out their names.

To keep the holiday fun going, be sure to check out some more easy Easter crafts for kids.

Easy Easter Name Craft

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Not only is it a cute holiday decoration, but it’s also a great way for kids to practice how to spell their names and letter recognition. It also gives them the chance to work on scissor skills and fine motor control.

Kids can customize this craft by choosing their favorite colors for the basket and eggs. Our template makes it super easy to personalize by adding their names to it before printing. 

Another option is to have kids practice their handwriting by filling in blank eggs with their names. Either way, they’ll have a blast making and filling their baskets.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Easter grass (optional)
  • Basket template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the basket template, edit it to add the child(ren’s) name(s), and print it out. Cut out the pieces you need.

printed Easter basket name craft template with "download the template on the blog" overlay

Begin by gluing the basket handle to the top and back of the basket base.

hand gluing part of handle onto Easter basket

Glue the egg letters to the black “hole” portion of the basket.

hand gluing egg onto easter basket
hand gluing eggs onto easter basket

Optionally: Glue on some Easter grass beneath the letters. That’s it!

single example of finished Easter basket name craft in purple

Be sure to check out our other fun name crafts that your kiddos will love making too!

Easter Ideas For Kids

Add some egg-cellent Easter crafts and activities to your Easter basket! We have plenty of ideas to choose from whether you’re celebrating at home or in the classroom.

Enjoy doing a craft with the kids for some time together, or get them started on an educational activity to get them engaged and learning. Hop to it with some of the activities below.

Easter Books For Kids

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 examples of finished Easter basket name craft

Easter Crafts For Kids

Crafting is a great way to combine learning and fun! Kids love using their imaginations, creativity, and artistic skills all while mastering scissors, fine motor skills, and problem solving.

For some fun and festive crafts to do this Easter, see some of our favorites below.

Easter Egg Bunny Craft – Let’s decorate Easter eggs in a creative way by turning them into a bunny! Kids will love this fun craft and it’s easy to prepare with the help of our free template.

Happy Easter Mouse Craft – Bring a favorite character from Happy Easter Mouse to life with this fun craft! This craft is the perfect accompaniment to a beloved book. While the kids are busy crafting their mouse, be sure to ask them about their favorite part of the story!

Easter craft ideas image collage

Chick Name Craft – These chicks have hatched up a fun plan to help kids learn to spell their names. Kids will gather the eggshells and put them in the right order to spell their names. They’ll love this cute, personalized craft.

Sheep Paper Plate Craft – Kids will love this art project! It’s a great time to break out the paints and let the kids turn a paper plate into an adorable sheep. Along with our free template, transforming an everyday item into a fluffy animal is a snap!

Easter Activities For Kids

Use these bunny worksheets for a way to bring some Easter fun into learning. These free printables are a great way for kids to practice writing and recognizing the letter B. They’ll also learn more about rabbits as they cut and paste the labels in place on the bunny.

For an entertaining way to learn, incorporate these Easter do a dot printables into your child’s day. These pages are filled with spring illustrations your kids will love, and they’ll work on important skills.

They’ll have the opportunity to practice cutting, basic math, and the letter B along with the dot art pages!

hand holding finished example of Easter basket name craft in teal

Looking for a quick and easy activity to do this Easter? We’ve got you covered! Download these Easter printable coloring pages for a no prep activity your kids will enjoy. Coloring is a calming activity that can reduce stress or anxiety. It’s a great way to spend some quiet time, so print, grab the crayons, and get to coloring.

Keep kids entertained with an activity they’ll love to do! These Easter color by number pages are just the thing.

They’ll have lots of fun coloring in the different pictures, and implement what they’ve learned about numbers and colors to fill them in correctly. Use these color by number printables to strengthen number recognition and have fun at the same time!

hand holding finished example of Easter basket name craft in purple

Easter Fun

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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!

hand holding finished example of Easter basket name craft in purple

Easter Basket Name Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Help your kids get the kids into the holiday spirit and celebrate with this Easter basket name craft!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Easter grass (optional)
  • Basket template

Instructions

  1. Download the basket template, edit it to add the child(ren's) name(s), and print it out. Cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the basket handle to the top and back of the basket base. hand gluing part of handle onto Easter basket
  3. Glue the egg letters to the black "hole" portion of the basket. hand gluing eggs onto easter basket
  4. Optionally: Glue on some Easter grass beneath the letters. That's it!

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Easter Basket Name Craft Template

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Peggy

Sunday 9th of April 2023

Thank you

Sam

Monday 10th of April 2023

No problem!

Peggy

Friday 7th of April 2023

You make my life so easy and my students so happy thank you <3

Sam

Monday 10th of April 2023

Haha, so happy to hear that! You're welcome!

lori

Friday 7th of April 2023

thanks! its perfect fir my kids!

Sam

Monday 10th of April 2023

Oh, great! You're very welcome!

luz

Thursday 6th of April 2023

I could not find the box which asks if I want the template and I input my email address for this craft or the the bunny headband.

Sam

Monday 10th of April 2023

It's above the comments section, under the heading titled "Easter Basket Name Craft Template". If you're not able to see it, it most likely means you have a firewall or adblocker blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers. You may be able to try that as well ◡̈ Please let me know if you have any questions!

Betsy Swinford

Thursday 6th of April 2023

Can I have a copy of the template? Thanks

Sam

Thursday 6th of April 2023

Of course! Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

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