This cute happy Easter mouse craft is the perfect accompaniment to the hit children’s book ‘Happy Easter Mouse’.
It helps kids gain and practice their scissor skills and other fine motor skills, but the real draw is the chance for your children to interact with a beloved tale in an imaginative way!
After all, what kid wouldn’t be thrilled at the chance to craft a character from one of their favorite stories?
Bring both story and craft together for an educational double-header, where your kids will learn numbers, improve motor control and build memories with our furry little friend.
For more Easter fun with your kids, be sure to check out our other easy Easter crafts for kids!
Kids’ Easter Book Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Mouse template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the template, print it, and cut it out.
Start by gluing the inner ears to the bottom of the outer ears.
Use a pink marker to draw on the mouse’s nose, above the mouth. Take a black marker and draw on the mouse’s whiskers on both sides of the nose.
Next, glue the overalls to the mouse’s body.
Take the Easter egg and draw a design on it with the markers. Place the egg in the middle of the mouse’s body and glue it in place.
Position the arms and the back of the mouse, at the same level as the overall straps. Glue them to the back of the mouse.
Finish up by gluing the tail to the back and lower part of the mouse’s body.
If you’re looking for even more fun crafts, check out our other animal crafts for kids.
Easter Ideas For Kids
This Easter, try breaking out the books and having some fun quality time with your kids.
Reading is always a great way to educate, but there are also many benefits such as developing communication skills, imagination, and exploring new ideas.
After you’re done reading books together this Easter, take it one step further and get crafty! There are plenty of wonderful Easter-themed crafts on our blog that your kids can make!
Easter Books For Kids
Reading a book to your kids is an extremely worthwhile thing to do! It introduces children to the amazing world of books, while also promoting learning in a fun and captivating way.
Reading together helps young ones learn language skills, comprehension, and storytelling all while having a blast.
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.
Easter Crafts For Kids
Crafting with your kids is a great way to unlock their creative side and teach them valuable skills in the long run.
Seeing how excited they become when they look at a project they just completed is well worth it!
Crafting with your kids also benefits them in the present moment, and helps prepare them for future success while providing special moments of quality time together.
Chick Name Craft – Getting your child to practice the basics of language can be difficult – or at least boring. But with this fun and creative chick name craft, you can make the learning process so much more enjoyable!
Your little ones will love making their own baby chick, then using their letter-recognition skills to spell out their name!
Handprint Bunny Card Craft – Crafting handmade cards is a great Easter activity that will definitely let your family and friends know that they’re cared for. With just a couple of steps, your kiddos can create cards their friends and family won’t forget.
Duck Handprint Craft – If you’re looking for an adorable Easter craft to get your kids in the spirit of springtime, we’ve got the perfect solution!
We created a cute duck handprint craft that’s sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces. Best of all, it doesn’t involve any mess or hassle – just a few simple materials!
Easter Basket Craft – This Easter basket craft doesn’t just look delightful, with its bright, cheery design and perfect spring vibes, but it’s also an incredibly easy way to help your kids practice fine motor skills, cutting, and creative thinking!
With the template available for download, you can help them make something special in no time.
Easter Activities For Kids
If you are looking for a fun way to keep your kids entertained for the holiday, check out our Easter do a dot printables! Introducing a bit of learning into activities like this can be an exciting way to get your children involved.
Whether you’re at home or in the classroom, these printables are suitable for older toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners alike.
If you need something to occupy the kids for a little bit so that you can take five (or maybe even catch up on your Easter feast prep), we’ve got an easy solution!
Our Easter printable coloring pages will make sure the kids keep their hands busy while improving their fine-motor skills and being creative.
Our Easter color by number pages is the perfect activity for kids this holiday! Watching kids’ eyes light up as they color in those bright and beautiful shapes is the most rewarding thing ever.
Have your little one practice recognition of numbers while having fun, and there’s nothing like seeing their finished masterpiece come together with all its vibrant hues.
It’s such a great way to teach them counting and spark creativity at the same time!
Easter is a great opportunity to sneak some learning into your family activities. These printable Easter worksheets for kids are sure to keep the kids entertained while flexing their educational muscles.
Whether completing the letter maze or labeling the lamb, these fun activities can hone fine motor skills, scissor skills, handwriting, and much more!
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More Easter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Mouse template
- Download the template, print it, and cut it out.
- Start by gluing the inner ears to the bottom of the outer ears.
- Use a pink marker to draw on the mouse's nose, above the mouth. Take a black marker and draw on the mouse's whiskers on both sides of the nose.
- Next, glue the overalls to the mouse's body.
- Take the Easter egg and draw a design on it with the markers. Place the egg in the middle of the mouse's body and glue it in place.
- Position the arms and the back of the mouse, at the same level as the overall straps. Glue them to the back of the mouse.
- Finish up by gluing the tail to the back and lower part of the mouse's body.